36 months
14045 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Blending science and practice, the Sport Therapy and Rehbilitation (Hons) course from University of Derby offers inspiring placements with therapy clinics and sports teams so that you gain practical experience as an injury, rehabilitation and fitness specialist. 

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As demand for skilled sports therapists continues to grow, this new Sport Therapy and Rehbilitation (Hons) course from University of Derby will help you develop high-level professional knowledge and skills so that you can go into practice after graduation. 

  • Choose a course recognised for its high academic quality; this course is accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists
  • Complete over 200 hours of clinical placements to gain hands-on experience of the profession and apply theory to practice
  • Build a thorough understanding of the rehabilitation process, including manual therapy techniques, exercise therapy and sports massage
  • Undertake fieldtrips to sporting events
  • Make the most of our specialise facilities in our sports centre
  • Be inspired by our enthusiastic and expert staff who boast a wealth of professional experience working with elite athletes

 This is a dynamic course which will set you apart as an industry-ready sports therapist and rehabilitator.


After graduation, you’ll be equipped for a rewarding and challenging role in sports therapy and rehabilitation. Because our course is aligned to the professional guidelines set out by The Society of Sports Therapists, you’ll be fully prepared to operate as an injury and exercise-based rehabilitation and fitness specialist.  You’ll also be capable of working in multi/inter-disciplinary healthcare teams.  

If you want to take your knowledge of sport to the next level, this degree also acts as a gateway to postgraduate education, with opportunities for you to progress to masters level courses such as our innovative MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science programme.

Through our Professional Development Package, you'll gain valuable transferable skills, including:

  • Written and verbal communication
  • Research and analytical
  • Personal motivation, organisation and self-reflection
  • Numeracy
  • IT literacy
  • Critical awareness


  • The Society of Sports Therapists

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic and Research Skills for Sport and Exercise
  • Principles of Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • Sport and Injury Biomechanics
  • Therapeutic Principles
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy
  • Sports Massage
  • Research Methods for Sport and Exercise
  • Injury Biomechanics & Corrective Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points 120-128
  • A Level ABB-BBB (At least a grade C (or equivalent) from a Science subject, including Biology or Physical Education)
  • GCSE GCSE Maths and English Grade 4/Grade C (or above) or equivalent qualification
  • Access to HE Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 with a minimum of Distinction: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6. Must include passes in compulsory Level 3 subjects

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14045 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • UK Part-time fees: £1,155 per module

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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


  • We have a range of scholarships, bursaries and discounts available to international students. You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship and the International Excellent Student Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. The £2,000 Postgraduate (PGT) Scholarship is awarded automatically to most (non-EU) overseas applicants, subject to eligibility. 
  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 

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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