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Entry requirements

  • At least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in a sports science, sport and exercise science or related discipline.
  • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in writing and 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

September

Course content

This highly practical course will equip you with a unique set of skills within the field of sports science and will prepare you for a rewarding career in an exciting and emerging profession.

The course prepares sports science graduates to work as Graduate Sports Therapists, delivering a full set of competencies within the elite and amateur sectors, from soft tissue therapies and joint mobilisations, to pitch-side first aid, taping and strapping. You will develop the skills to rehabilitate athletes to full sports participation, as well as examine and assess injuries for diagnosis or referral.

All learning is focused on acquiring professional skills, which means that students underpin their studies with placements and practical experience. The motivated teaching staff are well connected to the sports industry, with experience of working as professional sports therapists and within elite sports settings. 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.

Mission

The mission of the MSc Sports Therapy Course is to create a community to nurture the development of knowledge and clinical practice through a student-centered, evidence-based approach to the education of allied healthcare professionals. The course will develop proficient and compassionate professionals who will promote health-related outcomes in a diverse population through patient-centered care.

Fees and funding

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries
Email
enquiries@glos.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 3330 141414