Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Sports Therapy

Sports Therapy is a rapidly developing area of healthcare, with the public and sporting population becoming increasingly aware of the requirements to care for their bodies from a health and exercise perspective. This does mean that they are more at risk of injury. By studying this course you could become part of this profession working with elite athletes, in the NHS, or as part of your own Sports Therapy business. This full-time, one year degree offers sports science (or similar) graduates the opportunity to develop the practical and theoretical skills to become a graduate Sports Therapist. On successful completion of this masters you will be entitled to become a member of The Society of Sports Therapists and able to practice as a Sports Therapist in your chosen field of specialism. You can choose to study our MSc Sports Therapy either full-time or part-time.

Entry requirements

MSc: This course is aimed at sports science graduates. Graduates should ideally hold a degree with a 2:1 classification in a relevant subject such as sport or exercise science (lower classifications will be considered based on experience). Some experience of working in the healthcare industry would be beneficial. You will be interviewed by a member of the course team. If you do not meet the entry requirements a member of the course team will be able to advise you regarding additional training you may undertake at the university or outside in order to be eligible for the course. You will also need to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Course modules

Year 1 modules: Injury assessment and management; manual therapy; research methods for sports therapy; sport and exercise rehabilitation; sports injuries work experience; sports therapy research dissertation; tissue and pain management.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes dissertation.

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
High Wycombe Campus HP11 2JZ South East

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