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Sports Therapy FdSc

This degree programme is accredited by the University of Birmingham.

Course Details

Sports Therapy FdSc 2 years full-fime
UCAS Code UCB B35 C602 FdSc/ST
Academic School

Sport and Creative Services

Clearing Helpline 0800 073 1472

Due to high demand this course is now closed for 2015 entry.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 140 UCAS Tariff points
GCSE / IGCSE English A-C grades or equivalent

More information on alternative entry requirements

Course overview

Sports Therapy is becoming increasingly popular not only in the treatment of sporting injuries but in part of the development of the health and fitness industry.  The demand for well qualified practitioners continues to grow.

These specialist Sports Therapy Degree and Foundation Degree Courses integrate academic learning and the development of practical skills to an advanced level.

University College Birmingham has an extensive range of resources including fitness testing equipment, electrotherapy equipment, anatomical models and gym as well as two purpose built sports therapy clinics and a science room.

The Sports Therapy Clinic is staffed by Degree and Foundation Degree Sports Therapy students and is open to all members of UCB and the public.

There is a strong emphasis on practical experience and a range of activities that encourage understanding of the scientific principles, business and developments in Sports Therapy.

Career opportunities exist within health and fitness clubs, the leisure industry, with local authorities and health clubs, sports injury clinics, health farms and as self employed sports therapists.

This course is covered by a Code of Professional Conduct and Fitness to Practise.

International Students: as part of your Sports Therapy degree you may work with children and/or vulnerable adults. In order for you to undertake this requirement you will need to secure a letter of good conduct from your local police station and bring it with you at  the commencement of the course. Without this letter you will not be able to attend placement and therefore unable to complete one of the core modules.  If you have any queries regarding this requirement, please contact Jacqui Brooks

Spring 2008 saw the on-line launch of the Journal of Sports Therapy (JST), hosted by University College Birmingham, it is the first academic journal specifically for the sports therapy industry.

On completion of this Foundation Degree you can progress onto the final year BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy at UCB.

This course incurs an additional cost for a uniform and / or specialist equipment, further information is available by contacting



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