• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The Sports and Exercise Therapy (Hons) course at Coventry University is based upon high quality research which informs teaching in our cutting edge multi-million pound purpose-built facilities. You will have access to our purpose built student-led clinic where you will have the chance to engage with public clients from year two onwards.
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You will learn the science of human movement to assist your clients to achieve their maximum physical potential. Our team of expert practitioners will support you to develop the skills needed to become an accredited Sports and Exercise Therapist. Sports and Exercise Therapists work with clients through rehabilitation to achieve maximum performance. During your time at Coventry University , you will have the opportunity to become equipped with scientific knowledge and ‘hands-on’ practical skills. 

These skills and qualifications you develop will enable you to gain experience within the Sports industry and in a non-sporting environment. In the past, our students have provided support at the World and British Transplant Games and have worked with a variety of elite sports teams including Wasps RFC, Southampton Football Club and Coventry Blaze Ice Hockey Team.

Career prospects

The Sports and Exercise Therapy (Hons) course at Coventry University includes a substantial amount of sport science, which can allow you to move into other careers in the leisure and sport area, such as management or service delivery in sport and leisure centres. If you are more interested in the medical and health applications of exercise science, you could go on to work within cardiac and other rehabilitation teams within the National Health Service (NHS) or with local councils within sports development or exercise for health schemes. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years sandwich

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Anatomy and Movement
  • Research Skills in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Assessment of Fitness and Health
  • Sports Massage
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Applied Anatomy for Sports Therapists

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A Level: A Level BTEC IB Diploma GCSE requirement  BBC to include Biology or PE. Excludes General Studies.
  • BTEC: DMM in the BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma in a Biology or Sport Science related subject.
  • IB Diploma: 30 points to include a minimum of grade 5 in Biology at Higher Level.
  • GCSE requirement: Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A*- C  including English Language, Mathematics and two Sciences.   

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15100 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 Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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