Taught course

Sports Medicine

University of Central Lancashire · Lancashire School of Health and Postgraduate Medicine

Entry requirements

Applicants admitted onto the course will meet the following requirements: Must hold MChB (MBBS) qualification or relevant professional qualification for example in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Sports Rehabilitation. Applications from other related professions will be considered on an individual basis. Be actively engaged in or access clinical experience in a Sports and Exercise Medicine practice in order to support learning within the programme. Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent). All suitable applicants will be interviewed.

Months of entry


Course content

Want to be a leader in Sports Medicine who engages with evidence-based practice to deliver safe and effective care to those engaging in sport and physical activity? The MSc Sports Medicine includes a contemporary collection of modules which offers options to suit General Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Sports Therapists and Sports Rehabilitators - enabling them to develop advanced clinical reasoning skills.

This flexible course has been developed with feedback from clinical partners and alumni. Optional modules include Injection Therapy or Developing Strength; two modules unique to our course which will allow you to develop specialist skills to enhance your role as a Sports Medicine professional.

You will learn advanced trauma management skills enabling you to feel confident in working with a team, an individual athlete or in populations with common medical conditions. This will be supported by a member of the Medical School who has worked as a Consultant and Lecturer in Emergency Medicine and instructed on both the European Trauma and the FA AREA course.

You’ll be taught by staff and researchers who have worked in the field of Sports Medicine from grass roots sports to National team level. Lecturers from Medicine, Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy and Sport, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences will work concurrently to deliver modules making the most from each of the speciality disciplines.

You’ll have access to facilities from the School of Medicine, the divisions of Health & Sports Sciences as well as the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre and the UCLan Sports Arena.

Information for international students

Non-native English language speakers should have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent).

Fees and funding

Tuition fee discount for UCLan alumni in place.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
01772 892400