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Football Science & Rehabilitation MSc

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

On this flexible course you’ll develop advanced practical skills and learn how to apply the latest clinical techniques and scientific thinking to the rehabilitation of injured footballers.

This is a very practical and flexible course, designed for those who work, or aspire to work, in the fields of football, medicine and science. Developed in consultation with clinical partners, including the Football Medical Association, the content of this course is especially designed to enhance the skills of current and aspiring GPs, physiotherapists, sports therapists, sports scientists and others in similar roles.

You’ll develop the practical skills needed to rehabilitate injured football players and enhance the condition, fitness and performance of non-injured players using safe and effective methods informed by the latest scientific thinking. You’ll gain an advanced understanding of the key theories and concepts related to the training, physical development and rehabilitation of players, as well as sport and exercise procedures used in evaluating and monitoring fitness and performance.

Engaging with cutting-edge practice and the latest scientific research, you’ll be well placed to initiate positive change and advance the profession of football and sports rehabilitation when you graduate. As you progress through the course, you’ll gain the confidence to communicate scientific and clinical information to both specialist and non-specialist audiences and devise effective rehabilitation programmes.

Why study with us

  • Developed in consultation with our clinical partners, including the Football Medical Association.
  • This programme is delivered part-time in short, intensive blocks, so you can combine your studies with full-time employment in the football industry or elsewhere.
  • This course combines practical learning with independent and online study, so you can work flexibly and study at your own pace.

Future careers

This course will equip you for a successful career in the fields of football rehabilitation and sports science. Such roles include sports therapist, sports scientist, strength and conditioning expert, sports rehabilitator, physiotherapist, etc.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

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