801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
251–300 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Sport Therapy and Rehabilitation (with Industrial Placement) - University of Derby

**This course prepares you for directing patients back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports-specific fitness.** **KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:** - **ACCREDITATION:** Accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists, this course gives 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. - **PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE:** Under their expert supervision, you will work with clinics and sports teams through 200 hours of placement, giving you plenty of opportunity to get the applied experience that employers demand. - **IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE:** You will be able to create injury prevention and rehabilitation programmes, and provide assessments and treatments in recreational, training and competitive settings to direct patients back to optimum levels of performance/fitness. - **ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:** To enhance your CV, you’ll have the chance to gain additional qualifications such as the Pitchside First Aid Qualification. - **SCIENTIFIC UNDERSTANDING:** You'll understand the rehabilitation process, including manual therapy techniques, exercise therapy and sports massage. - **EXPERT TEACHING:** Our teaching team has vast professional experience in sports therapy and rehabilitation. Staff have built extensive links with sports clubs and provide expert consultancy to elite track and field athletes, golfers and professional footballers. - **FACILITIES:** Refine your skills in our sport therapy clinical teaching rooms and laboratories, housed in our specialist Sports Centre. - **NETWORK IN INDUSTRY:** Studying this course with the ‘Industrial Placement Year’ gives you the opportunity to enhance your practical skills by putting theory into practice, network in your industry and stand-out in the graduate job market. The placement year takes place in your third year, once completed, you would return to University to complete your final year studies. **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.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with year in industry
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,DerbyUnited 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 £13,250