What will I learn?

As the longest-running Sport and Exercise Therapy degree in Wales and accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists, this programme is designed to educate competent practitioners in all aspects of Sports Therapy.

The Graduate Sports Therapist can choose to work in private sports injury clinics or in professional/semi-professional sports within the UK or overseas.

Course Overview

A Graduate Sports Therapist is someone who is competent and capable of dealing with acute injuries pitchside, performing a clinical assessment to develop a diagnosis, and uses a variety of treatment methods, alongside sport-specific rehabilitation techniques, to get the athlete back to full sports participation.

Why choose this course?

  • The longest-running Sport and Exercise Therapy degree in Wales and accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists.
  • Upon graduating, students will have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to work as part of a team or independently as a Graduate Sports Therapist.
  • In addition to the main skills required of a sports therapist, students will also gain the skills required to conduct fitness and health assessments and will have the opportunity to qualify as gym instructors and personal trainers.
  • Conducting and understanding research is also a key skill developed throughout the degree and students will be constantly challenged to critically review the latest research and conduct their own studies. In the final year, students will design and conduct their own research in a specialist area of their choice.
  • Teaching staff are experienced Graduate Sports Therapists, having worked in professional, semi-professional, national and international sports over a number of years.

Career Opportunities

Students graduating from the degree will gain the title of Graduate Sport Therapists and will be eligible for full membership to the Society of Sport Therapists. They will also be able to apply for membership of the Register of Exercise professionals. As such, students are most suited to become practising Sport Therapists or health and fitness consultants. They may also progress on to postgraduate master's programmes.

Which department am I in?

School of Sport, Health and Outdoor Education

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 18,297) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Carmarthen Campus

College Road,

Carmarthen,

Carmarthenshire,

SA31 3EP, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have High School Full Diploma and certified transcripts must accompany all applications.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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