BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation

Accredited by the British Association of Sports Rehabiliators and Trainers (BASRaT)

UCAS

Course code CB69

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UCAS

Course code CB69

Key course details

Location Lancaster
Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2019
Entry Requirements Programme Specification

Want a career helping everyone from the occasional jogger to elite professional athlete recover from injury and get back to peak performance?

Well, whether you want employment in the NHS, with professional sports clubs or as a consultant, we’ll help ensure you develop all the knowledge and skills you need to become a fully trained British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRat) sports rehabilitator.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

Our course is designed so you gain high-quality profession-specific training to prevent, assess, diagnose and treat sports and physical activity-related injuries.

And, with academic theory backed up with hands-on practice in our multi-million- pound sports complex, rehabilitation gyms and dedicated sports laboratories, we’ll teach you all you need to secure employment in this dynamic profession.

  • We have good industry links with professional sports clubs
  • Our contacts and partnerships give you great placement and job prospects
  • Great tutor support and we get to know you because our seminar sizes are small
  • 400 hours of placement in sports clubs, hospitals and clinics for BASRat accreditation
  • Taught by tutors with a wealth of experience in professional sport and sport rehabilitation
  • Tutors are involved in international research, which keeps your learning up to date
  • Partnerships with local leisure centres gives you access to even more sports facilities and rehabilitation experiences
  • More than 20 years excelling in sport-related degrees
  • Develop confident rehabilitation skills to a standard expected by employers
  • Gain additional professional opportunities, including Kinesiology Tape and gym instruction

You’ll be living in a vibrant student city by the spectacular north west coastline. And, within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, whether you want lively or leisurely, you’re within reach of both.

On our course, you’ll learn to work collaboratively with other healthcare and sport-related professionals, just as you would in a sports rehabilitation role, which will also be a great boost to your CV.

So, if you want to step into the sports healthcare as a career-ready professional, then our academic teaching enriched with hands-on experience using state-of-the-art facilities, will enable you to do just that.

Many of our full-time programmes can be studied over a longer period on a part-time basis. Please contact the course enquiries team for further details.

Gymnastics Scholarship

£1,000 off accommodation and more

We are offering a fantastic gymnastics scholarship opportunity to 10 successful applicants starting in September 2019.

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Course study options

We also offer this course with an integrated foundation year - click below for more information.

Integrated Foundation Year

Graduate destinations

There is a high demand for sports rehabilitators in the exercise and fitness industry, giving you plenty of chance for employment. Your degree will leave you eligible for membership of BASRaT as a Graduate Sport Rehabilitator. The professional body is further accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA), enabling employment prospects within the NHS.

You can also put your degree to work in GP referral programmes, therapeutic work with sport clubs, teams and individual performers, private sports injury clinics, or in consultancy.

News and Events

Student faces ultimate Lake District challenge

Posted: 2 May 2019

With days left to the ultimate endurance test a University of Cumbria student says running 10 marathons in 10 days is a phenomenal challenge. Joe Morrell, from Huddersfield, is up against a punishing feat few are mentally and physically capable of as he prepares for the Lake District based Brathay 10 in 10. From Friday 10 May, Joe, who is also tackling his sports and rehabilitation degree finals, faces a 262-mile epic in around 60 hours of hard, unrelenting toil.

London Marathon beckons for university pair

Posted: 22 Apr 2019

Two figures at the University of Cumbria are limbering up for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon taking place this Sunday (28 April) – both as first-time marathon runners. Paramedic practice lecturer Craig Betton and MSc Occupational Therapy student Martha Noble are raising funds for two worthy causes.

Ultimate Challenge for Sport Rehab Student

Posted: 28 Feb 2019

The clock’s ticking down to May 10th when Sport Rehabilitation student Joe Morrell pits himself against a challenge few are both mentally and physically capable of contemplating.

Campus Tour

Wed 12 Jun 2019

An opportunity to visit our Lancaster campus.

Postgraduate Open Day

Sat 29 Jun 2019

There are many fantastic reasons to embark on one of our postgraduate courses, whether it’s to give yourself that extra advantage when applying for jobs, progress your current career or even if you just love your chosen subject and want to explore it further.

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