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UCAS CODE: B180

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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

****This programme is seeking accreditation from the Society of Sport Therapists**- Enjoy high quality teaching in a friendly learning environment on a compact campus with a community feel- Gain hands-on experience of the Sports Therapy profession on clinical placements- This course is undergoing the accreditation process by the Society of Sports Therapists. Once accredited, successful completion of the programme will enable you to be eligible to apply for membership with themThis dynamic degree prepares you for a career in the growing field of Sports Therapy where you will be enabled to empower athletes and sports people of all abilities to get the best out of their potential and performance. Our aim is to shape confident learners by enabling you to develop the skills needed to excel in your studies here and as well as onto further studies or the employment market.Over the duration of your course, you will gradually, and progressively, build your knowledge, practical and clinical skills, confidence and expertise under the tuition of our expert staff. By the end of the programme, through independent and collaborative research, problem-solving and analysis and the guidance of staff, you will become independent and critical Sports Therapy professionals.On graduation, you will be able to employ the principles of sport and exercise science to the prevention of injuries, and to evaluate and rehabilitate injured athletes, both at professional and amateur levels.Centred around our state-of-the-art sport and exercise facilities at the King Alfred campus, this innovative programme allows you to blend science and hands-on practice along with placements in sports clinics and clubs to inspire you further.Expert teaching combined with bespoke amenities, such as biomechanics, physiology and psychology laboratories, ensure you have the knowledge base to critically evaluate, and engage with, contemporary sport and exercise research and practice.On your way to becoming an injury, rehabilitation and fitness specialist you will learn how to use sport and exercise principles to optimise performance, preparation and injury prevention programmes; provide the immediate care of injuries and basic life support in a recreational, training, occupational and competitive environment; assess, treat, rehabilitate and, where and if appropriate, refer on for specialist advice and intervention; provide appropriate soft-tissue and manual therapy interventions in a sport and exercise context; and plan and implement appropriate rehabilitation and return to training/work programmes.You are taught primarily through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical workshops allowing opportunities to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller groups. In addition to the formally scheduled contact time, you are encouraged to access academic support from staff within the course team, and the wide range of services available to you within the University.It is a requirement that 200 hours of work placement must be undertaken between the end of the second year and the end of the third year of study. This placement may take place post semester 2 study period.Once the programme is accredited, successful completion of the programme will enable you to be eligible to apply for membership the Society of Sport Therapists (SST). While studying you will have student membership which provides you with access to the online British Journal of Sports Medicine Schemes, and eligibility to attend the AGM and associated seminars. Student members also have access to restricted membership areas on the SST website as well as the society’s jobs board where current professional vacancies and volunteering opportunities are posted regularly. As support the li

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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A science A-level or equivalent at grade C or above.

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

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