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Sport and Exercise Therapy BSc (Hons)

York St John University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Sports therapists work with everyone from elite athletes recovering from injury to older people keeping active through exercise. At York St John University our approach to sport prioritises the health of an athlete over their performance. You will develop as a responsible, skilled practitioner informed by our commitment to putting health and wellbeing first.An important focus of the course is understanding when an athlete is ready to return to play after an injury - an issue which is hotly debated by players, coaches, medical professionals and the media. Taught by staff who have both professional and research experience, you will be engaging with ideas and debates at the cutting-edge of Sport & Exercise Therapy.A lot of our research explores the social and mental impact injuries can have on athletes, and the links between the physiological and psychological aspects of injury. Through a combination of academic study and practical investigation you will learn to prevent, treat and rehabilitate soft tissue injuries, as well as building the ethical and social awareness needed to work in this field.We work with an extensive network of sports clubs and organisations, giving you the opportunity to gain work experience and carry out research in real-world sport settings. Many local and university sports teams use our Nestlé Rowntree Park Sports Campus. This site, which includes 3G and grass pitches, a sports barn, teaching and social spaces, human performance laboratories and our new sport and exercise therapy suite is a great place to learn and work.Throughout the course your learning, both practical and theoretical, will be highly relevant to the world of work. You will leave us ready for a career in sports therapy, sports massage or one of many other roles across the sport and health industries.This course is also available with a foundation Year (UCAS course code: C7C3)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,750per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 96 - 112

University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

York St John's friendly campus is located at the heart of York but has a global outlook, with a family of students from over 60 countries.
The dedicated international support team assists students from the start, with help in language, study skills, finance, mental wellness and general settling in.
Global Guides support international students to settle into life at York St John, with social activities for UK and international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 84 3

    27th out of 30 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    110 55%

    71st

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    64th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    18th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 159
    113 62%

    29th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    18th

    3

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