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You can study this course part-time over two or three years. The two year route is eligible for the government postgraduate loan scheme, applicants who meet the standard criteria can apply for funding.

MSc
Sport and Exercise Medicine

Postgraduate course
Sport

Develop the scientific knowledge and practical skills to help treat and prevent injuries to professionals and amateurs across all sports.

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    City Campus
You can study this course part-time over two or three years. The two year route is eligible for the government postgraduate loan scheme, applicants who meet the standard criteria can apply for funding.

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Our teaching staff work major sporting organisation such as the Football Association, Lawn Tennis Association, British Super Bikes and the England Women?s Rugby team.
Entry Requirements
Requirements:Applicants should have either a medical degree from a recognised university; at least an upper second class honours degree in the cognate subjects or Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Osteopathy. Other Allied Health Professionals interested will be considered on a case by basis.

Professional Requirements: You must provide evidence in your application of the following as appropriate for your profession: Current unrestricted medical registration certificate (e.g. GMC); Registered Osteopath and paid up member of GOsC (General osteopathic council); or Registration certificate with the Health Care Professions Council or Society of Sports therapist / BASRAT.

Applicants for this course are not usually interviewed. Therefore, it is important you demonstrate evidence of the following in your personal statement:
  • A high level of interest in Sport and Exercise related health care
  • Evidence of work experience in a sporting environment
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Evidence of self-directed study
  • Evidence of the ability to work as part of a team
  • Evidence of the ability to integrate information & skills across different subject areas
  • Evidence of recent personal/academic development (normally within the past 5 years)

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link.

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link.

English Language Requirement: IELTS 7.0 with no skills below 6.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Requirements:Applicants should have either a medical degree from a recognised university; at least an upper second class honours degree in the cognate subjects or Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Osteopathy. Other Allied Health Professionals interested will be considered on a case by basis.

Professional Requirements: You must provide evidence in your application of the following as appropriate for your profession: Current unrestricted medical registration certificate (e.g. GMC); Registered Osteopath and paid up member of GOsC (General osteopathic council); or Registration certificate with the Health Care Professions Council or Society of Sports therapist / BASRAT.

Applicants for this course are not usually interviewed. Therefore, it is important you demonstrate evidence of the following in your personal statement:
  • A high level of interest in Sport and Exercise related health care
  • Evidence of work experience in a sporting environment
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Evidence of self-directed study
  • Evidence of the ability to work as part of a team
  • Evidence of the ability to integrate information & skills across different subject areas
  • Evidence of recent personal/academic development (normally within the past 5 years)

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link.

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link.

English Language Requirement: IELTS 7.0 with no skills below 6.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


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No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.

Careers

  • Matt Duke

Careers

Matt Duke
Rehabilitation Therapist, West Leeds RUFC

MSc Sports Therapy

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“My masters was a stepping stone to advancing my career as a Rehabilitation Therapist. It complemented my strengths in science and sport, enhancing my knowledge of injury management, physiology and biomechanics - making me a much more effective therapist.

MODULES & LEARNING

Physiology of Sports Performance

Epidemiology & Sports Trauma Management

Sports Injury Management & Rehabilitation

Research in Professional Practice

Neuromuscular Biomechanics

Clinical Exercise Testing & Prescription

Advanced Clinical Decision Making

You'll gain practical skills that you can apply straight away, whether you work or volunteer in sports, or are looking for your first job in the field. Our Sports Volunteer Programme has excellent links with professional sporting clubs and fitness initiatives, and you'll have the chance to maximise your learning by taking up additional experience opportunities offered through this.

You'll be taught by staff who are practising sports and exercise therapists with a huge amount of expertise and professional links.
  • Leeds Beckett University
    Richard Partner Richard Partner
    Senior Lecturer

    Teaching staff on this course have experience working and researching within a wide range of elite sports including Premier League football, Women's Super League football, Super League Rugby, Premiership Rugby and international athletics. To further supplement the staff experiences, experts within specialised fields are utilised to given the course higher credibility.

    Course Leader Richard Partner worked within Rugby League for more than decade and helped oversee players' development from academy ranks to full international duties.
  • Postgraduate Study - Invest in yourself

FEES & FUNDING
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £7700. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.
See further information on financing your studies.
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £12500. The amount you will pay is fixed at this level for each year of your course.
See further information on fees and finance on our Financing Your Studies webpage.
  • Rehabilitation Science Labs

    Facilities

    Rehabilitation Science Labs

    Our state of the art facilities allow for the practical application of anatomy, mobilisation, electrotherapy, massage, heat therapy, cardio vascular and respiratory testing, physiology, anthropometry, rehabilitation and first aid.

  • Library

    Facilities

    Library

    Our Library is one of the only university libraries in the UK open 24/7 every day of the year. However you like to study, our Library has you covered with group study, silent study, extensive e-learning resources and PC suites.

  • Sports Science Labs

    Facilities

    Sports Science Labs

    Our state-of-the-art labs include a human performance lab, a cardio-respiratory lab, blood sampling room for biochemical marker work, a full working physiology lab for monitoring athletes, a full body composition scanner and a nutrition laboratory.

  • Gym and Sports Facilities

    Facilities

    Gym and Sports Facilities

    Keeping fit is easy at Leeds Beckett - our fitness suites are easy to get to, kitted out with all the latest technology and available to all sports members.

An amazing place to spend your days

It is not every university that can offer you the chance to study in the best tall building in the world. But we can. Our City Campus is home to such award-winning learning environments as Broadcasting Place, voted best tall building in the world in 2010. Other buildings include the Rose Bowl, home to our Business School, which was awarded Best Commercial Property Development in the 2009 Yorkshire Property awards. Just over the road from the Rose Bowl is the Leslie Silver building which houses one of our impressive libraries across five floors. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.

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