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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Plymouth Marjon University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Summary

Enhance your skill set as a sports scientist by developing the clinical competencies needed to establish yourself as a Sport Rehabilitator with this Sport Rehabilitation Masters degree. Our world class sports science and rehabilitation facilities enables students to combine the theoretical content with practical application.

In our Sport and Health Clinic you will be able to apply your clinical skills under expert supervision in addition to engaging in professional placements through our strong links with local sports teams, the Armed Forces, local private practices and businesses and at sports events to achieve a minimum of 400 clinical hours.

The course includes the RFU Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport (PHICIS) level 2 qualification with fees embedded within your tuition fees.

This Sport Rehabilitation Masters degree is accredited by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT) which enables Alumni to promote themselves as a Graduate Sport Rehabilitator (GSR). The role delineation outlined by BASRaT has been aligned with our curriculum to provide students with the academic knowledge, practical application and critical thinking skills to excel in the field of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

What might you become?

Graduate Sport Rehabilitators work in a variety of health care settings. We expect graduates of this programme to go on to careers in professional sport, the military, private and state health care.

Gradutes have pursued careers in professional sports teams including Plymouth Argyle FC, Torquay United FC, Exeter City FC and Plymouth Albion RFC, Cornwall FA, Devon FA, private clinics, the Ministry of Defence and armed forces, the NHS and charities such as the Firefighter’s Charity. In addition the MSc Sport Rehabilitation will also prepare students for higher and research degrees in the field of sport and exercise medicine.

How will you be taught?

Includes lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical clinical and rehabilitation experience with access to contemporary high-specification sports injury, physiology and biomechanics laboratories. Taught content will be on a Monday and Tuesday during term-time for the first academic year of study. 400 clinical hours and the Master’s Thesis will be completed during the second year of academic study with remote supervision and guidance from academic staff.

How will you be assessed?

Assessment methods are based on the practical competencies of a Graduate Sport Rehabilitator and appraises underpinning theoretical knowledge and critical thought. Assessment methods include a range of essays, written exams, case studies, clinical competency exams and critical appraisal on your performance on work placement.

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University information

Plymouth Marjon University

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

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