Taught course

Sports Therapy MSc

University of Gloucestershire · School of Natural, Social and Sport Sciences

Entry requirements

  • At least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent
  • EU and international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent.
  • For those without the prerequisite sports science degree we offer a bridging sport and exercise module. For more information please contact us.

Months of entry


Course content

The course prepares you to work as Graduate Sports Therapist, delivering a full set of competencies, allowing you to examine and assess injuries for diagnosis, rehabilitate individuals to full participation, as well as treatment or appropriate referral. The motivated teaching staff are well connected to the sports and research industry, with experience of working as professional clinicians within elite sports settings as well as private practice.

You will be introduced to postgraduate study and learn to combine theory, hands-on experience, critical reflection, and research evidence to make clinical decisions. You will learn in bespoke sport science and sports therapy teaching suites that facilitate your clinical skills.

Study style

There is an 80% attendance policy for this course due to Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Body (PSRB).

Throughout your course, you will be expected to manage your time effectively through scheduled taught content and independent study, alongside your placement hours.

Throughout the course you will be introduced to content through interactive lectures, seminars, practical sessions, virtual learning environment interaction, and independent study. The course is structured around skills-based, evidence-based, and problem-based learning to aid in the develop of students critical thinking and clinical techniques.

The course is assessed through a range of methods, such as practical exams, portfolios, coursework and presentations. All modules on the course include a practical assessment.

Activities on the course are focused around learning and refining professional clinical skills, and students underpin their studies with practical placement experience. The university has a strong reputation for the sporting achievements of its students and alumni – as a member of this dynamic community you will have access to first-class facilities to complement your studies..

Fees and funding

Learn more at the postgraduate fees, loans and finance page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0) 3330 141414