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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Oxstalls Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 23-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

What is Sports Therapy MSc?

Get the skills to work with elite and non-elite athletes. This highly practical course will equip you with a unique set of skills within the field of sports science and will prepare you for a rewarding career in an exciting and emerging profession.

The course prepares sports science graduates to work as Graduate Sports Therapists, delivering a full set of competencies within the elite and amateur sectors, from soft tissue therapies and joint mobilisations, to pitch-side first aid, taping and strapping. You’ll develop the skills to rehabilitate athletes to full sports participation, as well as examining and assessing injuries for diagnosis or referral.

Study style

The course is assessed through a range of methods, such as practical exams, portfolios, literature reviews and presentations. All Sports Therapy modules include a practical assessment.

All learning is focused on acquiring professional skills, which means that students underpin their studies with placements and practical experience. The university has a strong reputation for the sporting achievements of its students and alumni - as a member of this dynamic community you will have access to first-class facilities to complement your studies.

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work as Sports Therapists at elite, semi-professional and amateur levels - either in team sports or with individual athletes. You could also work within the sports injury clinic environment.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per 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 Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

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