University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Sports Injury Management

The Sports Injury Management MSc is for qualified healthcare professionals wanting to build on their skills and knowledge, advance their professional practice, and earn a further professional and academic qualification. The course helps you to develop your clinical and communication skills, and broaden your knowledge of the sports injury specialty whilst earning a formal postgraduate qualification. The aim of the course is to enhance your understanding of the management of sports injuries from diagnosis, through rehabilitation to recovery and return to sport. A wide range of optional modules means you can create your own study programme to suit your professional or personal aspirations. We are known for our flexible approaches to practice-based learning, with course durations and intensities that can be adapted to your individual needs and outside commitments. Our high quality teaching and research are renowned, and have an applied focus. We have established strong links with specialist practice educators to ensure the provision of support and guidance both within the university and in practice.

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: an appropriate degree in a clinical professional area, or equivalent overseas qualification. All candidates are normally expected to have at least 1 year of relevant post-registration work experience, working with sporting injuries in the clinical field. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS at least 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Core modules: management of upper quadrant sporting injuries; management of lower quadrant sporting injuries; contemporary issues in sports medicine; research methods for health professionals; analysis of function; facilitating continual professional development (CPD); foot and lower extremity musculoskeletal pathology and clinical biomechanics; exercise and rehabilitation.
Optional modules may also come from the graduate programme in Health and Social Science. In addition, the following modules are available from the graduate programme in the School of Sport and Service Management: physiological profiling for the athlete/client/patient; exercise metabolism and environmental stress.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,840 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Eastbourne Campus Eastbourne BN20 7UR South East

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