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University of Gloucestershire: Sports Therapy

Institution University of Gloucestershire
Department School of Business, Computing and Social Sciences
Telephone 03330 141414
Study type Taught


Get the skills to work with elite and non-elite athletes. This highly practical course will equip you with a unique set of skills within the field of sports science and will prepare you for a rewarding career in an exciting and emerging profession.

The course prepares sports science graduates to work as Graduate Sports Therapists, delivering a full set of competencies within the elite and amateur sectors, from soft tissue therapies and joint mobilisations, to pitch-side first aid, taping and strapping. You’ll develop the skills to rehabilitate athletes to full sports participation, as well as examining and assessing injuries for diagnosis or referral.

Study style

The course is assessed through a range of methods, such as practical exams, portfolios, literature reviews and presentations. All Sports Therapy modules include a practical assessment.

All learning is focused on acquiring professional skills, which means that students underpin their studies with placements and practical experience. The university has a strong reputation for the sporting achievements of its students and alumni – as a member of this dynamic community you will have access to first-class facilities to complement your studies.

For more information and to apply for the Sports Performance Analysis course, please visit the course page at


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