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FdSc Sports Therapy

Exeter College
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Course UCAS code: BC36
Qualification type:
  • FdSc, Full-time , Duration: 2 Years
Course Summary:
Sports therapy is becoming increasingly popular and this programme integrates academic learning and the development of practical skills to an advanced level. There is a strong emphasis on practical experience and a range of activities that encourage an understanding of well established principles. The focus of sports therapy is on the inception of an injury through to rehabilitation, with underpinning knowledge of applied scientific aspects such as anatomy, physiology and biomechanics. The course is accredited through the Sports Therapy Organisation (STO) and validated and awarded by the University of St Mark & St John. As part of the course you will run a sports massage and sports injury clinic internal to the college and you will be involved in working with Sports Academy students pitch side at training and competitions. There are also external speakers and courses to develop your employability skills. You could progress to the University of St Mark & St John and study Sports Therapy Bachelor of Science Honours Degree (BSc Hons) in the third year, or you have the opportunity to progress on to any Honours Degree related to Sport. Previous graduates have secured employment in the industry by working with sports clubs and teams, working in sports therapy clinics, becoming self-employed sports therapists or lecturing. It is also possible to progress on to masters level study.
Assessment Methods:
You will learn through lectures, seminars, practical sessions, lab sessions and group work. The majority of the programme is assessed through practical exams, written reports, presentations, practical sessions, case studies and seminars. There are some timed assessments and examinations. Exeter College’s new Sports Hall has a brand new Sports Therapy Clinic where students will have the majority of their lessons and run the clinic.
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15 January

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