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13000 GBP/year
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About

This Sport and Exercise Medicine course from Leeds Beckett University will enable you to use science and medicine to help top athletes recover from injury and reach their physical peak, and aid the general population in maintaining healthy exercise lifestyles.

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Overview

You'll gain practical expertise that will allow you to assess, treat and support individuals from a variety of sporting disciplines. For example, you will understand the process of an injury audit in order to identify risks, and learn how to implement an evidence-based treatment plan that minimises the chance of re-injury or illness.

This Sport and Exercise Medicine course from  Leeds Beckett University with a focus on the medical side of treatment, you will develop a comprehensive knowledge of pathophysiology, biomechanics and sports specific clinical reasoning, allowing you to accurately evaluate and attend to injuries that have occurred. You'll study rehabilitation strategies, return to play assessments and explore the emergent field of prehabilitation, meaning you can prevent as well as treat injuries.

Career

You could go on to work for a professional or amateur sports club, a national governing body, the NHS or as a self-employed practitioner within a private sports clinic. If you’re already working in the field, the knowledge you’ll gain will allow you to take on more responsibility and improve the health and performance of both recreational and professional athletic populations.

  • Team Physiotherapist
  • Personal Trainer/ Coach

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physiology of Sports Performance
  • Epidemiology & Sports Trauma Management
  • Clinical Decision Making in Sport
  • Sports Injury Management & Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Biomechanics
  • Research in Professional Practice
  • Clinical Exercise Testing & Prescription

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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

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 have either a medical degree from a recognised university; at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Podiatry or Osteopathy; or an MSc award in Physiotherapy (pre-registration) or Sports Therapy; or a Master of Osteopathy (MOST). Applicants for this course are not usually interviewed. Therefore, it is important you demonstrate evidence of the following in your personal statement:

  • A high level of interest in Sport and Exercise related health care
  • Evidence of work experience in a sporting environment
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Evidence of self-directed study
  • Evidence of the ability to work as part of a team

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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