Glyndwr University

BSc (Hons) Sports Injury Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year)

Why choose this course?

This Sports Injury Rehabilitation degree will prepare you for the integrated sports and injury rehabilitation field, and more focused environments such as sports teams and health promotion. You'll focus on the wider variables and impact of sports injuries, and the importance of having a person-centred approach to care/treatment modalities.

You will:

  • Gain an introductory understanding to the sports and injury rehabilitation industry.
  • Gain practical experience in assessment and exercise based rehabilitation.
  • Develop the foundations in sports science, biomechanics and anatomy.
  • Develop the skills they will need for a successful university experience.
  • Explore the physiological, psychological, cultural and social factors that impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals.
  • Consider the importance of motivational interviewing/communication.

Entry Requirements

For entry onto our foundation year programme, we require the following:  

  • At least 48-72 UCAS points at A2 level or equivalent. 
  • A background in science, maths or sport are an advantage, but not essential. If students have been out of education for > 5 years or do not have a science, maths or sport background, they must submit a personal statement to the programme team, even if they have the required UCAS points. 

Career Prospects

Following completion of this course, graduates may go on to pursue a career in the following areas: 

  • Professional sports clubs
  • Self-employment in the private sector
  • Partnership in a clinic or practice that offers physiotherapy, sports rehab/sport therapy services
  • Working as a healthcare or wellbeing practitioner
  • Exercise rehabilitation roles in the Armed Forces
  • Teaching
  • Studying a PhD or master’s degree


Course Details

Key course features

  • Discover introductory skills required by a practitioner working within the areas of health and fitness on this inspiring foundation year.
  • Students will be introduced to the concepts of assessment and management of musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Students will be provided the academic support you require in order to develop the skills you need to succeed in our BSc Sports Injury rehabilitation Degree.
  • Study in a British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences (BASES) accredited laboratory.
  • Accredited by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators (BASRaT).
  • The course places emphasis on gaining practical experience. It draws on existing and exciting partnerships with professional sports personnel, health partner organisations and appropriate professional bodies.
  • You’ll develop a clinical approach to therapeutic methods to treat musculoskeletal injuries. The course considers injury and rehabilitation, from injury prevention to rehabilitation.


The Skills You Need
Contextual Studies
Introduction to Sports and Exercise Sciences and Human Performance
Biomechanics and Sports Science
Foundations of Anatomy and Kinesiology
Foundations of Injury Management and Exercise Prescription


Sports Injury & MSK Assessment
Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
Introduction to Research Skills
Sports Massage
Common Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions
Professional Practise and Communications


Functional Rehabilitation 1
Injury Treatment Modalities
Functional Rehabilitation 2
Psychology: Enhancing Performance
Applied Exercise Physiology
Academic Discovery – Building Strong Research Ideas


Advanced Rehabilitation & Management
Integrated Clinical Practice in Sports
Clinical Reasoning
Integrated Sport and Clinical Practice
Independent Discovery

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