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Sports Medicine

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
14000 GBP/year
7920 GBP/year
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The MSc Sports Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  includes a contemporary collection of modules which offers options to suit General Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Sports Therapists and Sports Rehabilitators - enabling them to develop advanced clinical reasoning skills.

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Overview

This flexible MSc Sports Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been developed with feedback from clinical partners and alumni. Optional modules include Injection Therapy or Developing Strength; two modules unique to our course which will allow you to develop specialist skills to enhance your role as a Sports Medicine professional.

You’ll be taught by staff and researchers who have worked in the field of Sports Medicine from grass roots sports to National team level. Lecturers from Medicine, Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy and Sport, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences will work concurrently to deliver modules making the most from each of the speciality disciplines.

You’ll have access to facilities from the School of Medicine, the divisions of Health & Sports Sciences as well as the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre and the UCLan Sports Arena.

Opportunities

On completion of the course you will have the necessary skills to pursue a career in Sports Medicine. You will also have developed valuable research skills that will allow you to continue with your education. 

After completing the degree, students will be encouraged not only to consider a position in Sports Medicine but to also consider further educational opportunities such as progressing on to a PhD or Professional Doctorate pathway. The course team will be happy to discuss and advise you on these further progression opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced injury assessment and management
  • Emergency Medical Management in Individual/Team Sports
  • Contemporary issues in sport and exercise sciences
  • Injection Therapy
  • Managing Concussion, Head and Neck Injuries in Sport

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants admitted onto the course will meet the following requirements:

  • Must hold MChB (MBBS) qualification or relevant professional qualification for example in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Sports Rehabilitation. Applications from other related professions will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Be actively engaged in or access clinical experience in a Sports and Exercise Medicine practice in order to support learning within the programme.
  • Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS 6.5).
  • Students who have completed a minimum of 3 years MBChB or MBBS are also eligible to apply.

All suitable applicants will be interviewed. Interview procedures and decisions regarding applications will be conducted within the University’s policies on equal opportunities and admissions.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7920 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time:£880 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

Funding

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