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Exercise and Sports Medicine (Football)

13 months
Duration
22929 GBP/year
12960 GBP/year
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About

The innovative Exercise and Sports Medicine (Football) programme from University of Birmingham is aimed at physiotherapists and doctors either working within football medicine or interested in moving into football medicine.

Overview

The Exercise and Sports Medicine (Football) programme from University of Birmingham is aimed at physiotherapists and doctors and is ideal for those either working within football medicine or interested in moving into football medicine.

Aspects of the learning and teaching for two specialist modules is delivered in the tranquil grounds of St George’s park with input from some of the Football Association’s sports key sports medicine staff. Anatomy teaching is delivered in the state-of-the-art prosectorium at University of Birmingham.

This is a research-led programme delivered within a School with 90% of its research classified as world leading or internationally excellent, with experts from football medicine, sports medicine and musculoskeletal medicine.

The programme is part of a collaboration framework of MSc and MRes programmes between the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences and the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Careers

The programme has been written collaboratively with The Football Association for physiotherapists and doctors either working within football medicine or interested in moving into football medicine, to enhance your employability. Specifically, the programme has been written in line with the international competencies and standards established by the International Federation of Sports Phsyiotherapists and the Speciality Training Curriculum for Sports and Exercise Medicine from the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board, and in collaboration with The Football Association and physiotherapists and doctors working within football and other sporting contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation 
  • Sports Medicine (Football) 
  • Neuromuscular Adaptation to Training 
  • Continuing Professional Development and Mentored Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

For applicants undertaking clinical practice in the UK as part of the Continuing Professional Development and Mentored Practice module:

  • Current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy for physiotherapists (includes professional indemnity), or
  • Current registration with the General Medical Council, and evidence of appropriate professional indemnity for mentored practice within a football environment for doctors.
  • Satisfactory current Disclosure and Barring Service (previously criminal Record) check.
  • Satisfactory health declaration and immunisation record.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22929 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24840 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    12960 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14040 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.

Part-time: Exact fee depends on the modules taken.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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