Study rehabilitation at AECC UC and help people get back to feeling their best. Applicable in a sporting context and in a broader physical health sense, rehabilitation is the science of helping people physically and mentally to get back to living healthy and happy lives.
Study Rehabilitation at AECC UC
Our rehabilitation courses are designed to give you the skills and expertise required to enter the world work-ready and help people get back to their best condition. Study in state-of-the-art facilities and learn valuable skills in our onsite clinics. Benefit from studying at our small and specialist university by developing bonds with our well-networked academic team and participating in projects that support the health and wellbeing of our local communities.
If you have a passion for helping people improve their physical condition, then studying rehabilitation could be for you. Work with people from all walks of life and help improve the lives of your patients.
View our information of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses below, and read on for more reasons to study rehabilitation at AECC UC.
“Rehabilitation to me means giving people that chance to get back to doing what they love to do. Whether they're sports people or not, it's really just about getting people back to where they want to be." - Phoebe Wing (MSc Sport, Rehabilitation and Therapy student)
BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation
Develop the skills, knowledge and expertise to contribute to the exciting and rapidly developing field of musculoskeletal management and rehabilitation.
MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation
The MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation will further develop your knowledge, practical skills and expertise relating to rehabilitation in sport and exercise domains.
MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy (pre-registration)
Gain the skills required to become a qualified sports rehabilitator with our 1-Year, BASRAT accredited, MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy.
MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)
2-year qualifying course providing an accelerated route into Physiotherapy. Our wide range of placement opportunities and expert teaching staff will ensure you’re ready to excel...
MSc Speech and Language Therapy (pre-registration)
Fast-track into a rewarding career as a speech and language therapist. Help people enjoy a greater quality of life through speech and language therapy.
MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)
Study the importance of occupation in human life. Learn to empower and transform the lives of those experiencing physical, mental, or learning difficulties.
Why Study Rehabilitation at AECC?
- Enter the World Work-Ready
Our courses equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in a world that is highly collaborative and multidisciplinary. Learn from experts and specialists from across the university, who are extremely well networked. Many of our staff are active practitioners in the industry and are only happy to offer their expertise and help you progress in your career.
- Small and Specialist
Benefit from supportive classes at our small and specialist university where you’ll never feel like just a number. Studying at a small Uni means you will get to know your tutors and students really well, and benefit from lots of practical and one-to-one learning. It’s easy to fit in and feel part of our community of like-minded people all either learning about, working in, or teaching health sciences.
Our state-of-the-art facilities in clinical rehabilitation are a center of excellence for the local community. Whether you’re using the equipment in research or assignments, or shadowing athletes who might come to us for their rehab programs, there’s a huge array of learning opportunities you can gain from the state-of-the-art facilities at AECC UC.
Our staff, students and alumni have had some incredible jobs from working in elite sport to implementing original training techniques for top athletes and so much more. Hear from some of the people who make up AECC UC by reading their stories below.
“What can you do with a degree in Sports Rehabilitation?”
Tom Bennett is course leader for the rehabilitation courses here at AECC UC. As a qualified sports rehabilitator Tom has work in elite sport throughout his career
“I’ve worked exclusively within sport throughout my career, treating musculoskeletal injuries. I’ve predominantly worked in the elite sport pathway. I’ve also worked both as a practitioner and as an academic”
Read more about Tom’s experiences
Student Life at AECC University College - Interview with Scott Batchelor
Scott Batchelor studies BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science at AECC University College. Scott shares with us what he loves most about being a student at the University College: from his love of research, to teaching staff that lead the industry, to ‘pulling off a double’ as part of the AECC football team.
Read more about Scott’s experiences
AECC University College celebrates new £4.5 million investment in new clinical rehabilitation centre and specialist equipment
Staff and students celebrated a Topping Out Ceremony recently as our new rehabilitation centre building structure was completed. This is a £4.5m investment in facilities, works and specialist healthcare equipment – which will form an important part of the University College’s clinical service offering to the community.
Read more about the new integrated rehabilitation centre
AECC University College one of three HEIs awarded a tender to deliver training for First Contact Practitioners
More and more patients come to GPs with musculoskeletal conditions. By having more FCPs in general practice, we can reduce the workload for GPs and allow patients to see the most appropriately skilled healthcare professional as their first point of contact. We were recently awarded a contract by Health Education England to be one of only three providers of training for the First Contact Practitioner (Musculoskeletal) workforce in England.
read more about aeccuc delivering training to First contact practitioners