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MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy

This highly practical course will equip you with a unique set of skills within the field of sport and exercise rehabilitation and will prepare you for a rewarding career in the exciting and emerging profession of Sports Rehabilitation. Accredited by BASRaT (The British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers).

Course overview

Developing highly skilled evidence-based sport and exercise rehabilitation practitioners, equipped to face the challenges of a rapidly evolving profession.

This highly practical course will equip you with a unique set of skills within the field of sport and exercise rehabilitation and will prepare you for a rewarding career in the exciting and emerging profession of Sports Rehabilitation.

The course prepares graduates from sport and exercise science and other related courses to work as registered Sports Rehabilitators and Therapists. Students on the course will develop a broad range of rehabilitation-focused skills and expertise ranging from soft tissue therapies and massage, to pitch-side first aid, and injury recovery.

Students will also develop the skills to rehabilitate athletes back to full sports participation, as well as learning to examine and assess injuries for both diagnosis or referral.

All learning on the course is focused on acquiring professional skills, which means that students underpin their studies with placements and practical experience to achieve competency in a broad range of practice-focused skills. Students will also be able to gain experience delivering services as part of the Sports Injury and Rehabilitation service delivered as part of AECC University College’s clinical services.

 

For general questions on the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy qualification or to register your interest in the course, please use the contact form below. 

Key Information

Course title:
Sports Rehabilitation and Therapy
Qualification:
MSc
Duration:
1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Study mode:
Full-time / part-time
Typical offer:
2:2 degree in a relevant subject
AECC University College

Course leader

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Thomas Bennett

MSc BSc PGCHE - Senior Lecturer and Course Leader

Thomas Bennett joined the School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity in 2020 as Senior Lecturer and Course Leader on the MSc in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation and the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy.

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Course details

Course location

School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity, Parkwood Campus.

Why study for a MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy at AECC University College?

We offer an innovative curriculum designed to meet the needs of aspiring Sport and Exercise Rehabilitators. We have fantastic state-of-the-art healthcare education provision including onsite clinics, imaging services, treatment spaces and a pro-section laboratory. This coupled with our expertise in sport and exercise science, our Sports Performance Centre delivering sport science testing services, and the development of an on-site sport and performance injury clinic, offers a fantastic environment in which aspiring Sport and Exercise Rehabilitators can train and develop.

Structure of study with key unit highlights.

Structure of study, lectures, seminars, practical with key unit highlights.
We utilise a diverse range of delivery approaches to maximise learning in individual units. Delivery modes include: seminars, workshops, practice sessions, manual therapy and practice labs, placement opportunities peer and expert observations, online learning and laboratory sessions.

Assessment

The MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy course utilises a range of contemporary approaches to assessing learning, whilst also seeking to develop key applied skills and communication approaches. So alongside more traditional dissertation and essay assessments students will also write blogs, produce short videos, engage with social media, write consultancy reports, engage in role plays and debates.

Need more info about, learning aims and outcomes, curriculum content, teaching methods and assessment, credits per unit? Take a look at our Course Specification to find out more.

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Unit breakdown

"the course is designed to develop the knowledge skills and expertise for aspiring Sport and Exercise Rehabilitators to make a positive contribution to society, and sport and exercise domains in particular"

Entry Requirements

How do I apply?

Applications for to the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy course will reopen late November 2021. Applications are made through our online application system. You will need to provide your educational history, a personal statement and a satisfactory reference. 

For general questions on MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy entry requirements or to register your interest in the course please use the contact form below. 

What qualifications do I need?

Normally a first or second-class (2:1 or 2:2) Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study. Examples of degree subject areas accepted are: Sport and Exercise Science; Strength and Conditioning; Sports Coaching Sports Science; Sports Therapy; Physical Education; Physiotherapy and Health and Physical Activity. Other degree subjects may still be considered. 

Is there anything else that is required?

If you live in the UK, we’ll need a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It’s standard for all UK students and we’ll be there to guide you through the process once you’ve applied. To gain a place on the course applicants must also successfully undergo an interview process. In light of the current Covid-19 situation these interviews will be undertaken remotely via Skype. More information about this process will be provided if/when applicants are invited to the interview stage.

If you’re not sure about anything listed here, talk to our Admissions team on the form below or call us on 01202 436200 and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have.

International Students

Please note to be accepted onto this course; you will also need to demonstrate that you meet the minimum standards of English. You'll need a minimum IELTS (academic) overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.

For further information on English language requirements, please see the dedicated English language requirements page.

Students from outside the EEA (European Economic Area) requiring a Tier 4 (General) student visa to undertake this course should note that AECC University College is not able to sponsor them for a part-time study mode, and will therefore not be able to consider them for a place of study.

More information on permission to study in the UK, can be found here: Visas and immigration.

For more information about our admissions policies and procedures, including our Admissions Complaints and Appeals Policy, please click here.
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Course Fees

Our current course costs for the MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology course 2021 entry are shown below.

Home/ROI/Channel Islands

£7,741. These are the fees for the full MSc (180 credits)

International

£14,746. These are the fees for the full MSc (180 credits)

International students will be required to pay a non-refundable £1,000 tuition fee deposit to secure their place on the course. These deposits will need to be paid by August 31st 2021 and more details will be provided in your offer email. Further details about how to make this payment can be found on our Fees and Funding Information page.


Information on additional costs associated with this course can be found here

Note: For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on an eligible course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS). AECC University College is registered with the OfS. You can view the register and search for our name.

Our tuition fees policy can be found here on our latest policies page.

Should you have any questions on course fees please contact our admissions team on the form below. 

 


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