BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy - ProgressionC607

    Course Overview

    Duration: 1 year full-time
  • This one-year, full-time course is designed to build on your specialism and prepare you for securing the most sought-after positions in the field of sports therapy.

    The industry is growing with no signs of stopping. And that means, year on year, more and more qualified, passionate professionals are needed. Put yourself at the top of the pile with this carefully developed progression course.

    The course is intensive and practically driven, with a firm focus on the application of theoretical knowledge. You’ll work on diagnosing and treating sport- and exercise-related injury within our world-class sports therapy facilities.

    The course is fully accredited by the UK Sports Therapy Organisation and, on completion, our graduates are entitled to membership with insurance at the level of Graduate Sports Therapist.

    During the course, you’ll work on your academic and practical skills, meaning your approach to sports therapy will involve a blend of theory and evidence-based knowledge. Our sports therapy students all develop clinical competence and a graduate-level ability to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate musculoskeletal injuries and dysfunctions.

    Our wide range of modules includes diagnostic and injury management, exercise rehabilitation and strength and conditioning. Supervised placement hours within the University’s sports therapy and rehabilitation clinic will help students’ development and understanding of pathologies and management of sports injuries through practical experience.

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1st Year
  • Diagnostic Injury Management*
  • Applied Sport, Health Science & Coaching Dissertation*
  • Placement Learning*
  • Academic and Practical Sport Therapy & Rehabilitation*
  • Professionalism, Innovarions & Ethics in Sports*
  • Emergency Trauma Management - Levels 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.

Course Leader

This course is run by Sarah Catlow, Nic Perrem and Sarah Martin. This team of three seasoned professionals brings a wealth of experience to students on our sports therapy course. Between them, they’ve performed significant research into kinesiology taping, lower limb muscle asymmetry and injury prevention.