• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Sport and Exercise Therapy (Hons) programme at Solent University is specifically tailored to help students secure a rich and interesting career in this area. Students have plenty of chances to develop essential clinical skills in diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating injured participants, as well as the opportunity to acquire industry-specific fitness (REPs) and coaching (NGB) qualifications. 

Students also learn a combination of injury prevention, recognition and evaluation, management treatment and referral, rehabilitation and education, with a specific focus on applications within a sport and exercise setting. The varied nature of this course has the potential to open a wide range of career opportunities upon graduation. 

Career Opportunities

This course aims to deliver the skills, competencies and professional accreditation students need to work as a qualified sport and exercise therapist. There are a wide range of potential career opportunities for qualified therapists, including work with elite athletes or sports teams in a health and exercise setting.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Study Skills In Sport And Exercise Science
  • Functional Anatomy And Kinesiology
  • Sports Coaching And Fitness Instruction
  • Introduction To Sport And Exercise Science
  • Introduction To Physiology Of Exercise
  • Introduction to Sports Injury and Assessment
  • Sports Massage and Soft Tissue Intervention

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    56

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General Requirements

  • 96 - 112 UCAS tariff points from A-levels or equivalent
  • A minimum two completed A-levels with science A-Levels preferred, a BTEC Extended Diploma at DMM or BTEC Diploma at D*D* or equivalent, which comply with the minimum entry requirement of 96 UCAS points.
  • GCSE Maths and English language at grade C or above.
  • Alternative entry is available through the Sport, Health and Exercise Science Foundation Year.
  • All students will be required to undertake a criminal convictions check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

TOEFL IBT;

  • Approx. Cost £170
  • Undergraduate 80 (min. 19 in each component)

 Pearson Versant;

  • Approx. Cost £40-50
  • Undergraduate 56 (51 in each component)

   IELTS Indicator

  • Approx. Cost $145
  • Undergraduate 6.0 (5.5 in each component)

Duolingo

  •  Approx. Cost $49/£40
  • Undergraduate Overall 100

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13260 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Southampton

  • 697 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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