Those eligible to apply for this course will be well-qualified medical graduates, chartered physiotherapists (upper second class honours degree or higher), with minimum one-year post qualification experience. Preference is given to applicants with a strong sporting background (personal involvement or recognised service provision).
Months of entry
The course includes lectures, practical and clinical work. It aims to present a scientific basis for the study of all aspects of sports and exercise medicine; to outline a comprehensive programme for injury prevention and treatment; to define guidelines for the scientific monitoring and training of athletes; to enable participants to prescribe training advice for different age groups; and to expose participants to a wide range of specialities relevant to sport and exercise.
A M.Sc. degree is awarded following the passing of written, oral and clinical examinations and the acceptance of a dissertation based on practical research work. Marks are allocated on the basis of 67% continuous assessment and end of year written examinations and 33% dissertation.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
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