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Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: CB69 | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) in GCSE Mathematics and English Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Sports therapy

This hands-on Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation degree has a practical focus and is ideally suited if you are interested in health, fitness, sports massage, personal training and injury treatment. It will prepare you for a career as a sport and exercise rehabilitator. You will be taught by tutors who have worked in the industry and develop skills such as communication, patient management, professionalism and the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will complete 400 hours of voluntary work placement in a range of organisations including our on-site Sports Injury Clinic. This course is accredited by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT). You will have the opportunity to undertake additional qualifications alongside your degree including First Aid, Active IQ Level 2 Fitness Instruction and Level 3 in Personal Training. In your third year of study you will have the chance to complete the Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport course which means you will become BASRaT accredited. Once you complete your degree you may decide to progress onto a physiotherapy or sports therapy Masters degree. You may also wish to apply for roles including sports rehabilitator, rehabilitation therapist, personal trainer or gym instructor within a range of sport settings. A number of our graduates decide to work independently and set up their own clinics

Modules

Year One: Clinical Assessment, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Kinesiology, Research Methods 1, Sports Injury Management, Sports Massage, The Fitness Practitioner, Work-Related Learning. Year Two: Advanced Fitness Practitioner, Applied Biomechanics, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Injury Treatment Modalities, Peripheral Mobilisations and Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques, Psychology of Injury, Research Methods 2, Work-Based Learning. Year Three: Career Development, Clinical Practice and Advanced Trauma, Dissertation, Research Methods 3, Spinal Mobilisations.

Assessment methods

You will learn through a variety of methods including lectures, seminars, practical sessions, workshops, guest speakers and visits, independent research and case-studies. Learning takes place in classrooms, lecture theatres and in our sports injury clinic. You will also participate in lectures, group work and self-directed study. You will be given opportunities to present group work to your peers developing skills in public speaking and increasing self-confidence. In year one you will undertake a shadowing experience within the sport and rehabilitation field as well as within our sports injury clinic on campus. In year two you will complete 40 hours of clinical placement pitch side for university and college sports matches. You will also complete a further 70 hours within our sports injury clinic and 20 hours of volunteering work at sports events or similar. Between years two and three you will complete 100 hours of external placement over the summer break. In year three you will complete a 50-hour placement with an external partner and 50 hours within our sports injury clinic. You will be assessed via presentations, work related case-studies clinical reports, exams/vivas, academic reports, practical observation, portfolios.

Tuition fees

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£9,000
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EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

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Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Sport and Uniform Services

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