Derriford Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8BH, United Kingdom

Sports Therapy - Plymouth Marjon University

Sports Therapy is a hands-on career working with many types of people, from professional athletes to members of the public looking to maintain health and fitness. The sports therapy industry is growing at a rapid pace and demand for skilled, expert professionals is increasing in line. During your study you will cover a range of disciplines including the design of injury prevention programmes; assessment and treatment of injury; sport psychology; rehabilitation programmes and soft tissue therapy techniques. **Why this course at Marjon?** • A minimum of 450 hours clinical experience. • 95% go on to work or study within six months of finishing. • Close industry relationships give you excellent placement opportunities with organisations like Plymouth Raiders, Plymouth Argyle FC, Plymouth Speedway, Plymouth Albion and Raiders Wheelchair Basketball. • Experience in practical sports therapy starts from the very beginning of the course in our modern teaching clinic, always underpinned by scientific principles. • Includes use of the latest technologies, such as diagnostic ultrasound, an innovative anti-gravity treadmill, RS footscan, electrotherapy modalities for clinical assessment and rehabilitation treatment. **What might I become?** Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including Plymouth Argyle, Plymouth Albion and Torquay United, as well as setting up their own successful businesses. **Find out more at Open Day** Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Sports Therapy at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies. Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day **Why study at Marjon?** • Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). • High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*. • 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019. *Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,000