Qualified sports therapists are in high demand, from treating professional footballers to working in a sports injury clinic. If you already have a background within this field, our specialist Sports Therapy top-up degree will enable you to further develop your practical therapy skills and open up a range of career options across the sports, health and leisure industries.
Our sports therapy top-up course is designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), thereby giving you the chance to expand upon your existing academic understanding and practical abilities to an advanced level. You will also have the chance to put this training to the test in the real world, both by working with clients in our clinics on campus as well as through a range of sports events and work experience opportunities.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
PRACTICAL APPLICATION – Put your therapy skills into practice by working in our sports injury/massage clinics and at major sporting events
SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES – Tailor your learning to suit your interests through a range of optional modules, including areas such as sports coaching and nutrition
IN-DEPTH RESEARCH – Deepen your knowledge of a specialist area of the industry by carrying out an independent research project on a topic that interests you
TEAM SCOTLAND PARTNERSHIP – Our University will be the home for Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, offering exciting opportunities for our students to work with the team and its athletes
Exercise as Medicine
Professional Clinical Practice
Sports Psychology II
Choose 1 optional module
Multidisciplinary Practices in Sport
Nutrition for Performance
Sports Coaching and the Development of Expertise
Work Based Learning for Sport
Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable.