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MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy (pre-registration)

This highly practical course will prepare you to be work-ready to enter the world of elite sport and rehabilitation. Gain 400+ hours clinical experience in a wide range of placement opportunities including working with local athletes and sports teams as well as on-site in our Integrated Rehabilitation Centre, a fantastic environment in which aspiring Sport and Exercise Rehabilitators can train and develop.

Course overview

Gain the skills required to become a qualified sports rehabilitator with our 1-Year, BASRAT accredited, MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy.

This highly practical course will equip you with a unique set of skills within the field of sport and exercise rehabilitation and will prepare you for a rewarding career in the exciting and emerging profession of Sports Rehabilitation.

The course prepares graduates from sport and exercise science and other related courses to work as registered Sports Rehabilitators and Therapists. Students on the course will develop a broad range of rehabilitation-focused skills and expertise ranging from soft tissue therapies and massage, to pitch-side first aid, and injury recovery.

Students will also develop the skills to rehabilitate athletes back to full sports participation, as well as learning to examine and assess injuries for both diagnosis or referral.

All learning on the course is focused on acquiring professional skills, which means that students underpin their studies with placements and practical experience to achieve competency in a broad range of practice-focused skills. Students will also be able to gain experience delivering services as part of the Sports Injury and Rehabilitation service delivered as part of 91做厙 University Colleges clinical services.

Graduates of this course can go on to become registered members of BASRaT - eligibility is contingent on a number of requirements one of which is holding a BASRaT accredited degree, or equivalent entry. Please see course details below for more info.

Key Information

Course title:
MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy (pre-registration)
12-18 months full-time / 2-3 years part time
Study mode:
Full-time / part-time (September Entry) & On-Site
Typical offer:
2:2 degree in a relevant subject
91做厙 University College

Course leader

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Michelle Evans

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation

Michelle joined 91做厙 University College as a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation, teaching on the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy and MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation courses.

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Course details

Course location

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Parkwood Campus.

Why study for a MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy (pre-registration) at 91做厙 University College?

We offer an innovative curriculum designed to meet the needs of aspiring Sport and Exercise Rehabilitators. We have fantastic state-of-the-art healthcare education provision including onsite clinics, imaging services, treatment spaces and a pro-section laboratory. This coupled with our expertise in sport and exercise science, our Sports Performance Centre delivering sport science testing services, and the development of an on-site sport and performance injury clinic, offers a fantastic environment in which aspiring Sport and Exercise Rehabilitators can train and develop.

BASRaT - (British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers)

The BASRaT accreditation of this course means graduates can, and often will go on to become BASRaT registered Sport's Rehabilitators.

Eligibility for joining BASRaT is contingent on: holding a BASRaT Accredited degree or equivalent entry via the International Arrangement; obtaining a pass in the BASRaT registration exam; successfully completing a Trauma Care qualification endorsed by the faculty of pre-hospital care; and completion and submission of all other documentation in relation to Fitness to Practise.

Structure of study with key unit highlights.

Structure of study, lectures, seminars, practical with key unit highlights.
We utilise a diverse range of delivery approaches to maximise learning in individual units. Delivery modes include: seminars, workshops, practice sessions, manual therapy and practice labs, placement opportunities peer and expert observations, online learning and laboratory sessions.

The course is currently delivered two days per week during term-time with practical face-to-face delivery.泭 Students will be expected to undertake allocated work泭outside of these days during the week, equivalent of a further day per week. Students are encouraged to undertake additional self-directed learning into topics they find interesting outside structured hours.


The MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy course utilises a range of contemporary approaches to assessing learning, whilst also seeking to develop key applied skills and communication approaches. So alongside more traditional dissertation and essay assessments students will also write blogs, produce short videos, engage with social media, write consultancy reports, engage in role plays and debates.

Need more info about, learning aims and outcomes, curriculum content, teaching methods and assessment, credits per unit? Take a look at our Course Specification to find out more.

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Unit breakdown

"the course is designed to develop the knowledge skills and expertise for aspiring Sport and Exercise Rehabilitators to make a positive contribution to society, and sport and exercise domains in particular"

Entry Requirements

What qualifications do I need?

Normally a first or second-class (2:1 or 2:2) Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study. Examples of degree subject areas accepted are:泭Sport and Exercise Science; Strength and Conditioning; Sports Coaching Sports Science; Sports Therapy; Physical Education; Physiotherapy and Health and Physical Activity. Other degree subjects may still be considered.

Is there anything else that is required?

If you live in the UK, and undertake a placement, we will need a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (Enhanced DBS) check. We will guide you through this process if required.泭

If youre not sure about anything listed here, talk to our Admissions team on the form below or call us on 01202 436200 and well be happy to answer any questions you have.

How do I apply?

Applications for MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy (pre-registration) are now open, please follow the link below to our online application system.

International Students

Please note to be accepted onto this course; you will also need to demonstrate that you meet the minimum standards of English. You'll need a minimum IELTS (academic) overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.

For further information on English language requirements, please see the dedicated English language requirements page.

Students from outside the EEA (European Economic Area) requiring a Tier 4 (General) student visa to undertake this course should note that 91做厙 University College is not able to sponsor them for a part-time study mode, and will therefore not be able to consider them for a place of study.

Find out more about permission to study in the UK through our Visas and immigration page.

For more information about our admissions policies and procedures, including our Admissions Complaints and Appeals Policy, see泭our latest policies.

For general questions on the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy (Pre-registration) qualification or to register your interest in the course, please use the contact form below.

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Course Fees

Our current course costs for the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy course are shown below.

Home/ROI/Channel Islands


  • 瞿8,209. These are the fees for the full MSc (180 credits)
  • 瞿456 (Per 10 credit)


  • 瞿8,619. These are the fees for the full MSc (180 credits)
  • 瞿479 (Per 10 credit)



  • 瞿15,638. These are the fees for the full MSc (180 credits)
  • 瞿869 (Per 10 Credit)


  • 瞿16,419. These are the fees for the full MSc (180 credits)
  • 瞿912 (Per 10 Credit)

International students will be required to pay a non-refundable 瞿1,000 tuition fee deposit to secure their place on the course. These deposits will need to be paid by August 31st 2024 and more details will be provided in your offer email. Further details about how to make this payment can be found on our Fees and Funding Information page.

Find out information on additional costs associated with this course.

Please note that these fees are for the 2023-24 & 2024-25 academic year only and may be subject to increase in subsequent years of study. Any increase will be in line with ourTuition Fees Policybut will not be more than 5%.

Note: For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on an eligible course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS). 91做厙 University College is registered with the OfS. You can view the register and search for our name.

Our tuition fees policy can be found here on our泭latest policies page.

Should you have any questions on course fees please see our Fees and Payment Information page or泭contact our admissions team on the form below.

Additional Course Costs

UK-domiciled applicants are required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Further information will be sent to those who accept our offer. Applicants must meet the costs of this check (瞿48.95in 2024). Students from low-income backgrounds eligible for bursary support from the 91做厙 UC may be able to have this funded.

MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy (pre-registration) ADDITIONAL COSTS

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