Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy (MSc/PgDip)
The course is structured on a modular format, which involves three specific modules in Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy and a generic module in Research Methods in Health and Social Care. The modules are presented in block format with students required to attend the University for two to three-day blocks during the year. Part-time students study the Research Methods module and first sports physiotherapy modules in their first year and the remaining two sports physiotherapy modules in their second year; full-time students would do all four modules in the one year.
Students who proceed to successful completion of a research project and subsequent dissertation will be eligible for the award of a Master of Science degree.
The course offers knowledge and expertise to develop students’ evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, to develop skills in assessing the response of the sports person to exercise and prepare for specific activity and the factors that influence injuries, performance and adherence. There will also be opportunities to develop expertise in formulating treatment management plans and analysing human movement in both able-bodied and disabled participants.
Who is this course aimed at?
The course is suitable for qualified physiotherapists with at least two years clinical experience.
Special feature of this course
- Enables participants to develop advanced skills in the management of sports injuries and a holistic approach to the rehabilitation of injured sports persons.