B.Sc. On Campus

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Hons)

University of Kent

36 months
21200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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From diagnosis, treatment and the prevention of injuries, studying the Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Hons) at University of Kent equips you with the extensive knowledge and skills needed to work in a range of environments from treating elite athletes to teaching specialist exercise groups and setting up your own business as an independent Graduate Sports Therapist and Rehabilitator.


Reasons to study Sport Therapy and Rehabilitation at Kent

  • You’ll complete professional placements to put into practice the skills you learn and make valuable industry contacts.
  • Benefit from our new Kent Sport Clinic - the largest in the South East - where under the supervision of a fully qualified member of staff, you’ll get real world experience supporting athletes and the general public.
  • You are taught by lecturers with vast experience in sports training, treatment of injuries and rehabilitation.
  • Canterbury campus is home to an outstanding sports centre and gym, outdoor pitches, indoor and outdoor tennis and netball courts and plenty of green space as well as more than 60 extra-curricular sports clubs.
  • This Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Hons) programme at University of Kent is accredited by the British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT). Graduates can apply for accreditation and full membership of BASRaT, the UK regulator for sport rehabilitation.
  • If you are already competing at county level or equivalent (at least), you can apply for a sports scholarship from the University.


You graduate with an excellent grounding in rehabilitation knowledge and extensive hands-on experience. In addition, you also develop the key transferable skills sought by employers, such as:

  • excellent communication skills
  • work independently or as part of a team
  • the ability to solve problems and think analytically
  • time management.

This means that our graduates are well equipped for careers across a range of fields and have gone on to work for companies such as The King’s School, NHS, and for Oxford United Football Club.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics 
  • Human Physiology
  • Mechanisms of Sport Injuries
  • Peripheral Joint Assessment
  • Sport and Remedial Massage
  • Research in Sport & Exercise Sciences 

Key information


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

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

A level

  • BCC including B in an appropriate subject (eg Biology, Chemistry, Sport, Physical Education, Physics, Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Science)
  • Mathematics grade C
 Access to HE Diploma
  • The University welcomes applications from Access to Higher Education Diploma candidates for consideration. A typical offer may require you to obtain a proportion of Level 3 credits in relevant subjects at merit grade or above.
 BTEC Nationals
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit in a sport or science subject
 International Baccalaureate
  • 30 points overall or 15 at HL including Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Sports, Exercise and Health Science 5 at HL or 6 at SL and Mathematics 4 at HL or SL.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21200 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU: £15900


  • UK: £4625
  • EU: £7950
  • International: £10600


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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