MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation
The MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation course is designed to further develop your knowledge, practical skills and expertise relating to rehabilitation in sport and exercise domains.
Grow your interprofessional sport and exercise rehabilitation expertise across healthcare professions
If you’re a healthcare professional wishing to further develop your sport and exercise expertise, our MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation course offers an innovative curriculum designed to meet your needs.
This course is designed to further develop your knowledge, practical skills and expertise relating to rehabilitation in sport and exercise domains.
We also provide the opportunity to further develop assessment, treatment and intervention skills and the course will allow for a greater depth of knowledge and expertise regarding specialised domains of practice including: working with neurological conditions, para and disability sport, and cardiac rehabilitation, while at the same time developing knowledge in key areas such as the psychology of injury, pain, and rehabilitation, sports rehabilitation and clinical assessment.
There is also the opportunity to register for the whole qualification (Masters degree), a part qualification (e.g., PgCert), or to simply study one unit that you are particularly interested in. This course utilises a range of contemporary approaches to assessing learning, whilst also seeking to develop key practitioner skills, specialist expertise, and interdisciplinary approaches.
- Course title:
- Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation
- 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
- Study mode:
- Full-time / part-time (September Entry)
- Typical offer:
- 2:2 degree in a relevant subject
MSc BSc PGCHE - Senior Lecturer and Course Leader
Thomas Bennett joined the School of Rehabilitation, Sport, and Psychology in 2020 as Senior Lecturer and Course Leader on the MSc in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation and the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy.
School of Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology, Parkwood Campus
Why study for a MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation at AECC University College?
We offer an innovative curriculum designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals wishing to further develop their sport and exercise expertise. We have fantastic state-of-the art healthcare education provision including onsite clinics, imaging services, treatment spaces and a pro-section laboratory.
Structure of study 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, placement opportunities peer and expert observations, online learning and practical laboratory sessions.
The course is currently delivered two days per week during term-time with practical face-to-face delivery. Students will be expected to undertake allocated work outside of these days during the week, equivalent of a further day per week. Students are encouraged to undertake additional self-directed learning into topics they find interesting outside structured hours.
The course utilises a range of contemporary approaches to assessing learning, whilst also seeking to develop key practitioner skills, specialist expertise, and interdisciplinary approaches. So alongside more traditional dissertation and essay assessments students will also engage in practical assessments, write blogs, produce short videos, engage with social media, write consultancy reports, and engage in 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.
Student Case Study
Abbie Lovell is currently studying on our MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation degree here at AECC University College. She says: "The course is allowing to expand my knowledge and will help me achieve my next goal. “The course itself is really interesting. Next term, we have a module in Cardiac Rehabilitation, which I’m really looking forward to. I’ve never studied that before and I’m looking forward to learning more about it."
She tells us more about why she chose this postgraduate degree, how she juggles seeing her patients, studying on the course, and family life, and her ambitions for the future. Read Abbie's student story here.
• Research Methods
• Rehabilitation Dissertation
• Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation
• Clinical Assessment in Sport and Exercise
• Supporting Disabled and Para Athletes
• Sports Vision
• Cardiac Rehabilitation
• Rehabilitation for Neurological Conditions
• Counselling Skills
• Client Care and Mental Health
• Psychology of Injury, Pain and Recovery
• Sports Manual Therapy and Massage
• Applied Practice Placement
• Independent Study
How do I apply?
Applications for our MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation course are open. Applications are made via 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 and Exercise Rehabilitation 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.
Appropriate subject areas for the programme are BSc Sports Therapy, BSc Sport Rehabilitation, BSc Physiotherapy or any other UG degree that comes with eligibility for professional registration in a subject allied to health.
Is there anything else that is required?
If you live in the UK, and undertake a placement, some placements require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, we will guide you through this process if required. To gain a place on the course some applicants may be requested to attend an interview which may take place in person or remotely via Teams, you will be contacted beforehand to confirm.
How do I apply?
Applications for MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation are now open, please follow the link below to our online application system.
Applications close end of summer 2023
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.
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 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.
For general questions on the MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation qualification or to register your interest in the course, please use the contact form below.
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Our current course costs for the MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation course are per annum and are shown below.
£8,209. These are the fees for the full MSc (180 credits)
£15,639. 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 2023 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.