**This course prepares you for directing patients back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports-specific fitness.** - 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. - 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. - Work placements are a key feature of this course. You’ll gain hands-on experience with private therapy clinics and University sports teams to improve your employability. By working with clients under expert supervision, you’ll be ready to practise effectively once you graduate. Fieldtrips 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. - 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. Find out more: www.derby.ac.uk/sport-and-exercise-science-courses/sport-therapy-and-rehabilitation-bsc-hons/.