Faculty of Life Sciences and Computing

An excellent course for trained practitioners in physiotherapy and other related areas of physical therapy to extend their learning and applied knowledge within sports injuries and rehabilitation - and gain valuable clinical experience within our fully operational and equipped injury and rehabilitation clinic.

Key information

Key information about this course

FacultyFaculty of Life Sciences and Computing
Placement optionNo
Additional accreditationNo
Study LevelPostgraduate
Course LengthFull-time 1 year, Part-time 2 years
EntrySeptember 2014
Attendance typesFull-time, Part-time
Full time cost UK and EU students: £7,650 per year
International students: £10,800 per year
Part time cost UK and EU students: £850 per 20 credit module

Course overview and entry requirements

Course overview

This course provides an opportunity for trained practitioners in physiotherapy and physical therapy, to extend their learning within a specific area of sports injuries and rehabilitation.

The programme will allow students to develop detailed anatomical and applied functional knowledge, while enhancing scientific research skills within sports performance evaluation, applications of clinical practice and frameworks for scientific research.

Students may also gain clinical experience within our fully operational and equipped injury and rehabilitation clinic.

The degree is especially ideal for those applicants who are qualified to practice as a physiotherapist in their country, but wish to enhance their employability within this field.

Entry requirements

It is usually expected that applicants hold a license to practice physiotherapy or related physical therapy.

The normal academic standard for entry is a lower second honours degree in physiotherapy. Graduates with related degrees or other suitable qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with strong professional experience are also invited to apply.

Equivalent overseas qualifications will be accepted and international students are expected to meet the University’s English qualification requirements.

Course structure and assessment

Course structure

There are seven core modules, including a dissertation of around 10,000 words (Sport and Exercise Science Research Dissertation).

Core modules:

  • Frameworks for Scientific Research
  • Sports Science Skills and Perspectives
  • Sport and Clinical Observation Placement
  • Rehabilitation for Sport
  • Sports Performance Evaluation
  • Sport and Exercise Science Research Dissertation
  • Applications of Clinical Practice to Sport


A variety of methods will be used to assess your performance including literature reviews, seminar presentations, written seminar papers, time-constrained assessments, practical examinations (including oral examinations) and the dissertation.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities

Successful completion of this course offers significantly improved employment opportunities for practitioners who wish to advance their career in the area of sports injuries and rehabilitation. Many of the most exciting and rewarding roles emerge within individual and team sport, at both professional and amateur level.

Applying and entry

How to apply

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When to apply

You are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only consider your application if there are places available on the course.

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Contact details

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