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

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Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2020
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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Course Overview

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 2020.

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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.

Our Partnerships

News and Events

University’s health and wellbeing support for communities during Coronavirus pandemic

Posted: 24 Apr 2020

With Coronavirus restrictions on movement continuing, students nearing completion of their degrees at the University of Cumbria have turned to technology to inspire children to be active and healthy. Academics across a range of fields are also sharing their professional expertise in health and wellbeing resources that the university is making available to everyone via its website.

Marathon man making a difference

Posted: 17 Jul 2019

Joe Morrell was still writing his university dissertation when he pitted himself against the ultimate test of endurance running a phenomenal 10 marathons in 10 days. And after being presented with his sports and rehabilitation degree at Carlisle Cathedral this week, the graduate from Huddersfield said he owed everything to University of Cumbria.

Keeping Healthy with our Sports Community at Cumbria

Posted: 17 Apr 2020

Our final-year sport, coaching and physical education students and their lecturers are working together to create a series of videos featuring games, activities and tips to inspire themselves and the community to stay healthy during the lockdown.

Masterclass: Home-based injury screening and prevention for runners

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Learn about the common types of injuries in runners and how to practically screen yourself at home for related injury risk factors.

Undergraduate Open Day

Sat 15 Aug 2020

It’s not too late to apply to us for 2020 entry, our expert teams of support and academic staff are on hand to give you a bespoke and personal visit experience that will arm you with everything you need to know about starting a course in September 2020.