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10665 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:

  • Epidemiology & Sports Trauma Management
  • Neuromuscular Biomechanics
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Sports Physiology 
  • Sports Injury Management & Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Decision Making in Sport
  • Clinical Exercise Testing & Prescription 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 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.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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 or 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

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  • International

    10665 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10665 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 GBP per year during 12 months.

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.

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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