BSc (Hons)

Sports Therapy (Foundation Entry)

4 Years
September 2024
In Person

Learn about the theory and practice of care, management and rehabilitation on our Sports Therapy Foundation Entry degree.

Why study with us

  • The course brings together the fields of physiology, psychology, pathology and exercise rehabilitation.
  • You’ll learn about getting people back to fitness and functionality after a sporting injury.
  • You’ll also gain experience of the role of massage and sports specific exercise as therapeutic components of a rehabilitation programme.

What you'll do

  • You’ll have access to our student-led Sports Therapy Clinic, a fully-functional injury clinic with a movement analysis lab for patient rehabilitation.
  • You’ll learn from a course team of professional therapists and academics from a range of backgrounds with experience from grass root sport to the Olympic stage.
  • The programme offers work experience, research internships, participation in research conferences.


Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

Daniel Birdsall
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Following an eleven year career working in professional football, Dan made the transition as a full time lecturer on the Sports Therapy Degree. With vast applied experience in Sports Science and Strength and conditioning in the field, Dan brings these contemporary qualities to th…


  • This course has been designed with the support of its accrediting body, the SST, the lead organisation for Sports Therapists in the UK. On graduation you will be eligible for full membership of the organisation.

Future careers

On completion of the four-year Sports Therapy programme, you’ll be a well-rounded practitioner able to help athletes return to full fitness.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

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