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About

Designed for qualified doctors, physiotherapists and osteopaths with clinical experience, in the Sport and Exercise Medicine course from Manchester Metropolitan University you’ll study the prevention, diagnosis and management of sport and exercise related medical conditions and injuries.

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Overview

You’ll choose specialist units that fit with your interests and career aspirations and have the opportunity to gain additional professional accreditation, qualification or membership with external professional bodies. This includes Immediate Care in Sport Certificate (Level 3) and Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME).

The majority of this course is delivered at The Manchester Institute of Health and Performance (MIHP). You’ll have the opportunity to use world-class facilities, such as the environmental chamber, 3D performance capture hall, and the laboratory spaces for specialist exercise testing. You’ll perform practical sessions such as biomechanics and aerobic capacity tests.

In the  Sport and Exercise Medicine course from Manchester Metropolitan University , you’ll learn theory in seminars, exploring cases and developing the specialist knowledge needed to support your career path into sport and exercise medicine. Topics you might consider include injury diagnosis, nutrition for sports, sports psychology and physiotherapy to help athletes get back into competitions, and performance enhancement.

You may investigate topics such as investigating injury diagnosis, concussion in sport, sports psychology and physiotherapy to help athletes get back into competitions, advanced circulation management and performance enhancement techniques.

To ensure our curriculum is relevant, our course has guest lectures from industry professionals who are experts in their field of practice. Past guest lecturers on this course include Adrian Gardner (Strength and Conditioning Coach at St Helens Rugby League Club), Chris Rosimus (Head of Nutrition at The Football Association), John Hartley (First Team Physiotherapist at Aston Villa Football Club) and Dr Leon Creaney (Team Doctor for British Athletics).

Careers

On this course, you’ll develop the knowledge to deliver specialist advice and skills to manage elite athletes and sportspeople of all abilities recovering from illness, injury or managing long-term conditions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Project in Sport and Exercise Medicine 
  • The Sports Team Physician
  • Emergency Care in Sport
  • Maximising Sports Performance
  • Radiology in Musculoskeletal Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

 A Masters qualification typically comprises of 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
89
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 should hold:

  • An MBChB (MBBS) or equivalent.

or

  • A degree in Physiotherapy (normally 2.2 or above)/a Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy together with evidence of an approved and relevant post qualification education.

or

  • A degree in Osteopathy (M Ost (Hons), normally 2.2 or above).

and

  • Two years’ clinical experience.

All students applying for the programme will usually be required to have two years’ clinical experience, but the final decision on an applicant’s suitability will be made at interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5167 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5167 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2400 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • UK and EU students: Part-time fee: £800 per 20 credits studied per year. 
  • Non-EU international and Channel Island students: Part-time fee: £1723 per 20 credits studied per year.

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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