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About

Accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists (SST), this Sports and Exercise Therapy (Hons) course from Coventry University aims to examine the musculoskeletal system, exercise physiology, treatment and rehabilitation skills with an emphasis on performance underpinned by sports science principles.

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Overview

On successful completion, you should be eligible for full SST membership (additional costs may apply) allowing you to practice as a Sports Therapist in a wide variety of settings.

With access to a dedicated Sports Therapy Clinic, you’ll be taught in fully-equipped sports therapy suites, and physiology and biomechanics labs, which feature gold-standard equipment such as Alter G treadmill, Isokinetic Dynamometry, bod-pod and Vicon 3D motion analysis. We currently have close relationships with a number of local sports clubs and clinics to facilitate hands-on experience, which has previously included Coventry City, Southampton FC, Leicester Lions RFC, Bury FC and Wasps.

Career

Accreditation from the Society of Sports Therapists means that on graduation you will be qualified to work as a sports therapist with professional teams, clubs or private clinics. Alternatively, you can access appropriate additional training to support professional football and rugby (additional costs may apply).

The Sports and Exercise Therapy (Hons) course from 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. The university's Talent Team can help you to find suitable work placements and give you advice on how to get the most out of them; they will also assist you to find a job when you are ready. The university’s Talent Team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy
  • Peripheral Anatomy
  • Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Science of Therapeutic Exercise
  • Applied Vertebral Manual Therapy
  • Applied Peripheral Manual Therapy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level: A Level 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

    16300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16300 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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