Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning BSc (Hons)

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 21/11/2018

This course is subject to validation.

This BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning course is aimed at students who are committed to working with the public, athletes and populations of all ages to support improvements in the public’s health and wellbeing. You will apply both academic and practical skills to assess, treat and rehabilitate people from injury and illness and develop injury prevention strategies.

We will support you to achieve your career and study ambitions, which is why if you complete our Employability Plus Gold programme or Changemaker Gold certificate alongside your studies* and if you haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you, or support you into postgraduate study.

*with a 2:2 degree classification or higher

Course

Highlights

  • International scholarships available.
  • Purpose-built laboratories and research facilities.
  • Guaranteed paid internship.*

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Further information

Sport rehabilitators are practitioners who work alongside and complement other sports and healthcare professionals. Subject to accreditation approval students will also be eligible for membership of the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT) and benefit from the professional industry insight they provide.

Course Details

Our academic staff are enthusiastic, experienced and are actively involved in research in their specialist areas. This practical-based programme will equip students with the hands-on skills needed while our active blended learning approach will engage and support students both during and outside of the taught sessions. Further to this our careers and employability, and business and entrepreneurialism modules ensures that you are well-prepared for employment upon graduating.

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The Northampton Employment Promise.

*We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course provides you with the skills necessary to secure employment in a range of sectors including sport rehabilitation, sport therapy, soft tissue therapy, sports teaching, and strength and conditioning in both sports and private practice settings. Graduate sports rehabilitators can also pursue careers within specialist military medical and rehabilitation centres.

You will develop excellent communication and analytical skills which will give you a great advantage when looking for employment. You also have the opportunity to continue your academic study, and have the option to progress onto our postgraduate programmes.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be CCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. In addition, you will need to have studied a sports coaching, physical education, sports science or science related subject at A Level or BTEC level 3 diploma. Relevant industry vocational qualifications would be considered where applicable.

You will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on admission in order to go out on work placement, which is a mandatory part of the course.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

Students must take the compulsory modules.

Students who do not complete the Honours Degree will be eligible for an Ordinary Degree in the named subject upon successful completion of a minimum of 60 Level 6 credits. These can be from any Level 6 modules, whether identified as compulsory or designated.

  • Musculoskeletal Injury, Illness, Disease and Assessment (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPO1034
    Core Module Y
  • Careers and Employability in Sports (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPO1009
    Core Module Y
  • Screening and Conditioning or Injury Prevention (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPO1035
    Core Module Y
  • Physiological Function (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPO1003
    Core Module Y
  • Manual Therapies for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPO1036
    Core Module Y
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Anatomy (20 Credits)
    Module code: SO1037
    Core Module Y

Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

Sports Zone at Waterside is home to a multi-use sports dome suitable for a variety of sports, including football, badminton and netball. The facilities include two sports performance labs, a pair of teaching rooms and changing rooms. In addition, there also are three outdoor multi-use games areas and floodlit full-size all-weather sports pitch. The sports dome is used for teaching, research and recreational activities.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your Study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Strength and Conditioning MSc

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

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Updated 21/11/2018

  • This course is subject to validation.

    This BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning course is aimed at students who are committed to working with the public, athletes and populations of all ages to support improvements in the public’s health and wellbeing. You will apply both academic and practical skills to assess, treat and rehabilitate people from injury and illness and develop injury prevention strategies.

    We will support you to achieve your career and study ambitions, which is why if you complete our Employability Plus Gold programme or Changemaker Gold certificate alongside your studies* and if you haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you, or support you into postgraduate study.

    *with a 2:2 degree classification or higher

    Course

    Highlights

    • International scholarships available.
    • Purpose-built laboratories and research facilities.
    • Guaranteed paid internship.*

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • Our academic staff are enthusiastic, experienced and are actively involved in research in their specialist areas. This practical-based programme will equip students with the hands-on skills needed while our active blended learning approach will engage and support students both during and outside of the taught sessions. Further to this our careers and employability, and business and entrepreneurialism modules ensures that you are well-prepared for employment upon graduating.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Further information

    Sport rehabilitators are practitioners who work alongside and complement other sports and healthcare professionals. Subject to accreditation approval students will also be eligible for membership of the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT) and benefit from the professional industry insight they provide.

    • *We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

      We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

      We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course provides you with the skills necessary to secure employment in a range of sectors including sport rehabilitation, sport therapy, soft tissue therapy, sports teaching, and strength and conditioning in both sports and private practice settings. Graduate sports rehabilitators can also pursue careers within specialist military medical and rehabilitation centres.

      You will develop excellent communication and analytical skills which will give you a great advantage when looking for employment. You also have the opportunity to continue your academic study, and have the option to progress onto our postgraduate programmes.

  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be CCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. In addition, you will need to have studied a sports coaching, physical education, sports science or science related subject at A Level or BTEC level 3 diploma. Relevant industry vocational qualifications would be considered where applicable.

    You will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on admission in order to go out on work placement, which is a mandatory part of the course.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • Students must take the compulsory modules.

    Students who do not complete the Honours Degree will be eligible for an Ordinary Degree in the named subject upon successful completion of a minimum of 60 Level 6 credits. These can be from any Level 6 modules, whether identified as compulsory or designated.

    • Musculoskeletal Injury, Illness, Disease and Assessment (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPO1034
      Core Module Y
    • Careers and Employability in Sports (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPO1009
      Core Module Y
    • Screening and Conditioning or Injury Prevention (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPO1035
      Core Module Y
    • Physiological Function (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPO1003
      Core Module Y
    • Manual Therapies for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPO1036
      Core Module Y
    • Neuromusculoskeletal Anatomy (20 Credits)
      Module code: SO1037
      Core Module Y
    • Further your Study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Strength and Conditioning MSc

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Is this course
for you?

Apply Now

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour