**This course prepares you for directing patients back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports-specific fitness.** **WHY STUDY SPORT THERAPY AND REHABILITATION AT DERBY?** - Accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists, this course will give you the opportunity to become a member of the society, and upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for full membership as a graduate sports therapist. - Our teaching team has vast professional experience in sports therapy and rehabilitation. Staff have forged extensive links with sports clubs and provide expert consultancy to elite track and field athletes, golfers and professional footballers. These strong professional networks will open doors for you, with guest lectures, demonstrations and employer-led projects adding an extra dimension to your studies. - Refine your skills in our sport therapy clinical teaching rooms and laboratories, housed in our specialist Sports Centre. **WHAT YOU'LL COVER** - Offering a blend of science and practice, the course prepares you for the challenges of sport therapy and rehabilitation. You’ll gain a detailed understanding of the human body in terms of anatomy and movement. You’ll also cover all aspects of the rehabilitation process, including manual therapy techniques, exercise therapy, and sports massage. By working with clients under expert supervision, you’ll be ready to practise effectively once you graduate. Fieldtrips and work placements will also broaden your outlook. There are opportunities to visit sporting events such as 10 kilometre runs, half marathons and golf tournaments to see the work of the sports therapist at first hand. **YOUR CAREER** - After graduation, you’ll be equipped for a rewarding and challenging role in sports therapy and rehabilitation. Because our course is aligned to the professional guidelines set out by The Society of Sports Therapists, you’ll be fully prepared to operate as an injury and exercise-based rehabilitation and fitness specialist. If you want to take your knowledge of sport to the next level, this degree also acts as a gateway to postgraduate study. **STUDY OPTIONS** - This course is also available with a Foundation Year option.