• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Set yourself apart as an industry-ready sports therapist and rehabilitation specialist, fully prepared to go into practice after graduation. Starting your studies with a foundation year gives you all the support you need to excel.Demand for skilled and confident sport therapy professionals is running at an all-time high. 

The Sport Therapy And Rehabilitation With Foundation Year (Hons) programme at the University of Derby ensures you are ideally placed to take full advantage of the exciting career opportunities ahead.

This course offers a powerful blend of science and practice. You’ll gain in-depth knowledge of anatomy and movement while covering the rehabilitation process in all its aspects, including manual therapy techniques, exercise therapy, and sports massage.  

Careers

Because this course is aligned to the professional guidelines set out by The Society of Sports Therapists, you’ll be fully prepared to go into practice as an injury and exercise-based rehabilitation and fitness specialist. 

You can also progress to roles working in multi-disciplinary or inter-disciplinary healthcare teams.Your qualification also puts you on the pathway to postgraduate education, including the exciting and innovative masters courses available at Derby. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods and Data Handling
  • Academic and Practical Skills
  • Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science
  • English
  • Mathematics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    56

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General Requirements

  • UCAS points: 72 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE; GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at L2 as part of your course of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14045 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Derby

  • 540 - 860 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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