University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Sports Therapy

Students on this course critically analyse the biomechanics of the upper and lower limbs and consider their influence on the mechanics of sports injuries. The course also analyses the current recommendations for the prevention of sports injuries and demonstrate practical competency in the delivery of peripheral and vertebral manual therapy techniques.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree or better in a relevant discipline (sports science, sports performance and coaching, fitness) but applicants from other disciplines may be admitted where they can demonstrate a strong anatomy and physiology knowledge and a willingness and ability to tackle the course. The course is also suitable for applicants with a degree in sports therapy wishing to further advance their knowledge to level 7. Applicants must demonstrate a sufficient command of the English language. International applicants must demonstrate an equivalent entry qualification and have an IELTS score of at least 6.5. All applicants will be interviewed.

Course modules

Injury assessment and management; manual therapies 1 and 2; research methods; integrated clinical and professional practice; advanced clinical reasoning and rehabilitation; strength and conditioning; clinical placement.

Assessment methods

Essays, practical projects, reports, oral presentations, time-constrained tests, work-based learning assessments, as well as end of year examinations and a major research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulton College Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

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