12 months
15000 GBP/year
8000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Practising in the dynamic field of specialist sports care, you could find yourself working with elite athletes or running your own sports therapy business. This pre-registration Sports and Exercise Therapy from Leeds Beckett University is designed to provide sports scientists and relevant degree holders with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a qualified sports therapist. 

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With this Sports and Exercise Therapy from Leeds Beckett University you will study the theories which underpin the practical application of sports therapy. You will have access to the University's specialist resources and be able to draw on the considerable expertise of our sport and health academics to further hone your knowledge.

You will have the opportunity to apply your learning and sharpen your practical skills on several placements. You could refine your expertise in the assessment, treatment and management of injuries working in a private practice, with the University's sports teams or with elite-level athletes and professional sports clubs.


You could work as a sports therapist for professional sports teams, in clinics, in fitness clubs or for education providers such as colleges and universities delivering related disciplines. Alternatively, you could choose to work as a self-employed sports therapist working across the sports and leisure industry.

  • Sports Therapist
  • Sports Coach
  • Lecturer
  • Trainer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomical, Assessment & Examination
  • Skills & Practice for Sports & Exercise Therapy 
  • Sports Trauma Management
  • Sports Injury Management & Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Decision Making in Sport <em>(optional for pathway 2: students with physiotherapy / sports therapy related degree)
  • Research in Practice (Dissertation)
  • Placements within Sports & Exercise Therapy Contexts 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Physiotherapy, Sports Science, Sport and Exercise Science or Sports Therapy, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our reference template for completion. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 12 months.

 PT UK: £888 for each 20 credit point module

Part-time rates for international students are not automatically displayed as there are specific visa requirements which generally limit students to study in the UK on a full-time basis.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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