BSc (Hons) Rehabilitation in Sport and Exercise - ProgressionC608

    Course Overview

    Duration: 1 year full time.
  • The need for specialist, qualified, professional practitioners in sport and exercise just keeps growing. Our Rehabilitation in Sport and Exercise (Progression) course equips you with valuable skills and knowledge which increase your employability and enhance your passion for this vocation.

    This course rests on the two main principles of technical knowledge and scientific understanding. The aim is to develop the knowledge and ability to create and implement rehabilitation programmes which successfully return athletes to full functional fitness. Tutors also encourage students to develop a critical awareness of current trends in sport and exercise rehabilitation, and learn how to apply these in a working environment.

    The course delivers a healthy blend of academic and practical skills in order to equip students with a strong theoretical and evidence-based approach to rehabilitation in sport and exercise.




    As a student on this course, you will develop both clinical competence and a graduate-level ability to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate musculoskeletal injuries and dysfunctions. You will also take part in supervised placement hours within the University’s sports therapy and rehabilitation clinic. This enables students to develop and understand pathologies and management of sports injuries through practical experience.

    The course is the perfect route into a career in sport and exercise rehabilitation, with a firm focus on developing students’ employability and motivating them to achieve their ambitions.

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All modules are compulsory.

1st Year
  • Essentials of Sports Science for Coaching
  • Essentials of Sport Science
  • Applied Sport, Health & Coaching Dissertation
  • Diagnostic & Injury Management
  • Academic and Practical Sport Therapy & Rehabilitation
  • Professionalism, Innovations & Ethics in Sports
  • Emergency Trauma Management-Level 1,2,3
  • Emergency Trauma on the Sports Field

Entry Requirements & Fees

Career Opportunities

The University of St Mark & St John is widely renowned for producing excellent vocationally focused graduates. This course is for those considering careers in the private sector, sports injury clinics and sports clubs. You may also consider working within the health and fitness industry and following this course you will be eligible for further study through the completion of an MSc or PhD course.

Current Students


Course Leader

The course is run by Sarah Catlow and Sarah Martin. Your course leaders comprise decades of experience in sport and exercise rehabilitation as well as a host of inspiring research specialisms such as kinesiology taping and injury prevention.