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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Physiotherapy

Course type


Course Summary

Course overview

This course is endorsed by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers and the Sports Therapy Organization. It gives you a clear pathway towards a career in sports therapy, sports rehabilitation, health and exercise and related fields with eligibility to become a practicing member of both organizations.

Using a problem-based learning and practical skills development approach, you will gain an advanced understanding of: assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of a range of health and sports related conditions and develop these skills through supervised clinical experience. You will explore evidence-based practice, therapeutic interventions and rehabilitation combined with physiological, biomechanical and psychosocial factors, evaluating how they impact upon or are affected by health and exercise, sports injury, treatment and rehabilitation and you will apply your learning from these modules to conduct a self-initiated research project.

Career opportunities

Typically, graduates are employed as sports therapists and sports rehabilitators. However, you are also well prepared for employment in related areas including the health and fitness industry, sport development, research and sport science support.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



This module is designed to develop further your understanding of and skills in research methods. During the course of the module you will explore the major underlying principles that you need to understand in order to become critical consumers of research. By developing your understanding of research methods and skills in judging the adequacy of published work the module will also help to prepare you to engage in the planning and execution of research projects in your areas of practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good honours degree in sport science or a related area.

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £270m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more