BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy BSc (Hons)

Qualifying and practising as a sports therapist will enable you to provide advice and treatment for the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries. Upon graduation you'll be able to empower sports men, women and children to achieve optimal potential and performance.

The course is split between theoretical and practical elements, and you'll learn how to provide advice and treatment to manage the individual needs of a person within their sporting environment.This may involve designing and carrying out injury prevention programmes, providing immediate care of injuries and basic life support in a recreational, clinical, training and competitive environments. There will be opportunities to assess and manage sports injuries by providing specialist advice and treatments like  sport and remedial massage and musculoskeletal interventions as part of  a rehabilitation programmes.

This course at Bournemouth University is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists who will provide insurance for 250 hours of practice. On successful completion of this course you will be eligible to apply for membership with them.

Sport scholarships

If you’re passionate about sport and you’re a high-performing sport athlete with the desire to continue developing your talents whilst you’re studying, then have a look at our BU Sport Scholarships which are available to help support you financially. 

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
846W UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 entry: 128 - 144 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent including 32 points in a required subject.

Required subject for 2021: Biology, Human Biology, Applied Human Biology, Applied Science, Health Science, Health & Social Care, Physical Education, Sport, Sport and Exercise Science , Other sport-related subject.

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