Taught course

Sports Rehabilitation

Teesside University · School of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good honours degree in sport science or a related area.

An enhanced criminal history (DBS) check may be required for certain modules or placements which involve working with children and/or adults at risk. Where an enhanced DBS check is required, applicants will cover the cost of these checks which can only be processed through the University.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is endorsed by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers and the Sports Therapy Organisation. It gives you a clear pathway towards a career in sports therapy, sports rehabilitation, health and exercise and related fields with eligibility to become a practicing member of both organisations.

Using a problem-based learning and practical skills development approach, you will gain an advanced understanding of: assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of a range of health and sports related conditions and develop these skills through supervised clinical experience. You will explore evidence-based practice, therapeutic interventions and rehabilitation combined with physiological, biomechanical and psychosocial factors, evaluating how they impact upon or are affected by health and exercise, sports injury, treatment and rehabilitation and you will apply your learning from these modules to conduct a self-initiated research project.

Student-led Clinics
You gain hands on experience in massage, injury assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation in our specialist sports clinics on campus. You work under direct supervision from our experienced clinical supervisors and gain real-life experience working with staff, students, and alumni of the University. You have the opportunity to put into practice the skills that have been taught during the academic sessions.

Professional accreditation

This course is the only one of its kind in the North of England to be accredited by the Sports Therapy Organisation and BASRaT.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Professional practice60
Dissertation20 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0)1642 335008