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Study a course that has produced sports therapists for over 20 years
As a sports therapist, you are an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team that is necessary to provide the best care, injury management, and rehabilitation for both sporting and non-sporting participants regardless of age and ability.
Accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists, this course has produced therapists that have continued on into a variety of careers within the sport sector for over twenty years.
The course utilises the principles of sport and exercise sciences incorporating physiological and pathological processes as you broaden and deepen your understanding of sports therapy through the academic study of sports medicine and sports science.
You will develop excellent clinical skills, sound clinical reasoning and depth of knowledge that provides you with the ability to work autonomously.
On this course you will:
- Develop your understanding of the concepts of sports medicine and sports science, with a focus on physiological and pathological processes.
- Learn to plan and implement appropriate independent treatment regimens for injured patients.
- Gain hands-on experience by working with both injured students and staff, before moving onto working outside the university to support your learning.
- Work to develop excellent clinical, examination, and assessment skills.
Develop your understanding of the concepts of sports medicine and sports science
Our BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy course gives you an highly-practical and in-depth overview of the fundamental concepts and realities of contemporary practice.
In your second year if you reach a certain attainment level you can choose to transfer onto the integrated masters (MSci Sports Therapy).
In your third year you will work with injured students and staff in the University for 60 hours in your third year and a further 140 hours outside of University in a professional sports club or organisation. You will have the option to look after a team, but it is not compulsory.
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Fundamentals for Sports Therapists
This module aims to enhance your knowledge of the structure and function of the bodys cells, tissues, and systems. The integration of the study of the normal physiology of body tissues with pathological conditions that may commonly affect them is a key theme running through this module. The module examines the relevance of these pathologies and the bodys response to them in our clinical practice.
Teaching and Assessment
Innovative teaching methods that focus on practice
Our team of principal lecturers ensure innovation, enthusiasm and expertise combine to deliver the excellent standards that give our institution its high reputation.
When you come to Chichester, you will join a community of students and lecturers working in partnership to ensure that your learning experience reflects best practice and embraces the opportunities presented by new, interactive technologies.
Each module is delivered differently depending on its content and focus of study.
In most modules you can expect lead lectures to introduce core content, but the majority of your time will be spent working in small groups with tutor support in seminars, workshops or laboratory sessions.
Many sessions will require you to have completed some preparatory work and you will also be given structured follow-up work after a session to further progress your learning, often reading or an individual/group task. As you progress through your degree you will be expected to take more and more ownership over your learning and development, directing your study into areas of most interest to you.
You will be assessed by a variety of methods, including essays, examinations, portfolios, practical assessments, lab reports, and oral presentations.
Our course includes a mix of assessments, so that you may develop a wide range of transferable skills. Modules are assessed at every stage of the course, offering cumulative assessment of your progress.
You can monitor your own progress, allowing you the opportunity to discuss and plan your development with your lecturers throughout the course. Where appropriate special arrangements can be made for students with an identified need.
Utilise our extensive professional networks to support your learning
You will your develop skills through our work placements. These are typically held in a professional sports club or organisation and allow you to apply theory and knowledge in an operational sport setting.
Our third year students run our Sports Injury Teaching Clinic for four hours a week during semester time.
They provide free treatment and advice for musculoskeletal injuries to all at the University of Chichester. The Sports Injury Teaching Clinic can be found in The Tudor Hale Centre for Sport.
Acquire the skills and knowledge required to gain employment with the sports industry
We understand the importance of ensuring that you have the knowledge, skills and experience to compete successfully in today’s challenging jobs market.
With a practical-based modular approach, our BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy course gives you the skills and experience necessary to succeed as a professional sports therapists, as well as in a variety of other roles within the sports industry.
Typical careers include:
- Sports therapist
- Private practice
- Fitness consultant
- Personal training
- Health promotion
We offer postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD) across the field of sport disciplines.
Supervision is offered by a strong, research-active team with a range of expertise. Our research interests stem from applied experience to deliver ‘real world’ meaningful results.
Alumni receive a 15% discount on postgraduate courses at Chichester.