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MSc - Master of Science
Physiotherapy Football Science
On this flexible course you’ll develop advanced practical skills and learn how to apply the latest clinical techniques and scientific thinking to the rehabilitation of injured footballers.
This is a very practical and flexible course, designed for those who work, or aspire to work, in the fields of football, medicine and science. Developed in consultation with clinical partners, including the Football Medical Association, the content of this course is especially designed to enhance the skills of current and aspiring GPs, physiotherapists, sports therapists, sports scientists and others in similar roles.
You’ll develop the practical skills needed to rehabilitate injured football players and enhance the condition, fitness and performance of non-injured players using safe and effective methods informed by the latest scientific thinking. You’ll gain an advanced understanding of the key theories and concepts related to the training, physical development and rehabilitation of players, as well as sport and exercise procedures used in evaluating and monitoring fitness and performance.
Engaging with cutting-edge practice and the latest scientific research, you’ll be well placed to initiate positive change and advance the profession of football and sports rehabilitation when you graduate. As you progress through the course, you’ll gain the confidence to communicate scientific and clinical information to both specialist and non-specialist audiences and devise effective rehabilitation programmes.
Why study with us
This course will equip you for a successful career in the fields of football rehabilitation and sports science. Such roles include sports therapist, sports scientist, strength and conditioning expert, sports rehabilitator, physiotherapist, etc.
£867 per 20 credits
Full-time fee is £14500. It is a guide for part-time students.
Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent professional experience or learning in a related field. Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience in the sports industry.
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a forward-thinking university with multiple campuses and a truly international community of student learners. Founded in 1828, it has become one of the UK’s largest universities, with almost 200 years of heritage in delivering high-quality education. UCLan offers a portfolio of over 200 employment-oriented courses, aimed at preparing graduates for successful and impactful careers. The...more