Taught course

Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

BSc (Hons) graduates with an appropriate sports injury related subject area (Physiotherapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Therapy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Sports Medicine Physician). Prospective students will normally be required to have achieved a 2.1 Honours Degree, but consideration will be given to students with a 2.2 Honours Degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references. You will also need access to an athlete or group of athletes to use as case studies to apply the theory you have learnt to practice. You will need to be able to effectively evaluate their treatment and training, and implement appropriate interventions as this forms part of the assessments for some modules. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)- The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). APEL: Sports injury practitioners with lower formal academic qualification will be assessed on suitability to enrol on this programme based on experience and vocational qualifications and via interview.

Months of entry

September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Sports Injury Rehabilitation at Salford:

  • This course will give you the opportunity to take a lead role in sports injury rehabilitation
  • Theoretical content is delivered entirely online so you can study at a time convenient to you
  • High practical content means you’ll develop the skills that will impress employers.

Course Summary

This course will further the knowledge, skills and abilities of sports rehabilitators, sport therapists, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals currently working in the area of sports injury rehabilitation and prevention.

This is the only exercise rehabilitation masters in Europe which recognised by the National Strength and Condtioning Association (NSCA) though their recognition programme. The online theoretical content includes lectures from some of the worlds leading experts. The University based sessions are applicable immediately to professional practice and involve a high practical content.

Suitable For

This course is aimed at a wide range of sports professionals including physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, sports therapists and sports rehabilitators and sport medical physicians.

Information for international students

Overseas students must provide evidence of proficiency in English- IELTS 6.5 band score (with no element below 6.0) or above are proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £7,350

Part-time £7,350 (£2,625 for year 1 and 2, £2,100 for dissertation year)

Full-time International £12,800

Full-time PgDip £5,250

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £7,500

Part-time £2,675 for Year one

Full-time International £13,050

Full-time PgDip £5,350

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

There are also other sources of funding available to you.

For more information please see our funding section

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0) 161 295 4646