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).
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.
You’ll have the opportunity to gain professional accreditation, qualification or membership with external professional bodies (including Immediate Care in Sport Certificate).
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- 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
- 15 months
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- A Masters qualification typically comprises of 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits.
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Applicants should hold:
- An MBChB (MBBS) or equivalent.
- 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.
- A degree in Osteopathy (M Ost (Hons), normally 2.2 or above).
- 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.
International2400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2400 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
EU/EEA2400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2400 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
UK and EU students
- Full-time fee: £2,400 to £7,200 per year.
- Part-time fee: £800 per 20 credits studied per year.
NON-EU and Channel Island students
- Full-time fee: £2,400 to £16,000 per year.
- Part-time fee: £1778 per 20 credits to £800 per 20 credits studied per year.
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