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Faculty of Health Sciences

Sport Rehabilitation

UndergraduateBSc (Hons)

Year of entry:
UCAS code: C602

What you'll study

Due to the professional nature of the programme, all modules during the first three years are mandatory. To prepare you for a seamless transition from student life to employment, we teach all of the topics progressively throughout your time here. If you choose Masters-level study, your final year provides the opportunity for clinical specialism.

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Human Anatomy

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • Soft Tissue Injuries and Musculoskeletal Assessment

  • Therapeutic Modalities

  • Sport, Health and Exercise Psychology

  • Conducting Science in Sport, Health and Exercise Science

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Functional Human Physiology

  • Functional Rehabilitation

  • Clinical Biomechanics

  • Professional Practice 1

  • Clinical Skills

  • Research Methods

    This module offers the exciting opportunity to prepare and undertake a small action research project. It will introduce you to research methodology, the need for ethical approval, how to find and analyse data, and how you can use literature to support the formulation of a research question. The module will also help you to become better critical readers of others’ research.

  • Clinical Placement 1

Final year

* Modules are subject to availability

To graduate, you will be required to complete Emergency First Aid and Level II Immediate Care in Sport qualifications. We also give you the opportunity to gain other external qualifications which will help in gaining employment on graduation, for example, KinesioTape Level I and II

You are able to switch to a Masters course from Bachelor-level study and vice versa, subject to attainment conditions and funding where applicable. You may also be required to complete certain modules as part of any transfer.

Core modules

  • Dissertation

  • Psychology in Sport Rehabilitation

  • Neurology and Tissue Dynamics

  • Professional Practice 2

  • Fitness and Injury Prevention

  • Clinical Placement 2

"I have always been involved in sport in a variety of ways and also interested in sporting injuries. After looking at physiotherapy degrees, I came across sport rehabilitation. The course for Sport Rehabilitation at Hull looked the most useful compared to other universities."

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More about this course

Our Sport Rehabilitation programme is accredited by the British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT). Gain hands-on skills and experience while receiving the highest standard of teaching in a highly professional environment - for example, our Sport Injury Clinic.

This course gives you vital theoretical and practical skills, access to a Sport Rehabilitation Suite, other bespoke facilities such as world-class specialist equipment in our Health and Human Performance and Exercise Physiology Laboratories, and the opportunity to work with professional sports clubs such as Hull City FC.

There are three course options available for studying Sport Rehabilitation at Hull. The foundation year is ideal if you do not have the academic background for direct entry on to the three-year BSc course. The four-year Masters-level study option allows you to specialise in your desired subject in your final year to heighten your academic and practical credentials.

Your studies here will develop your communication skills, allowing you to translate the complexity of the various problems clients can present. Combining theory, evidence, experience, critical reflection and professional judgement, as well as client and peer review, you shape your own approach to treatment delivery while excelling in the competencies required in modern rehabilitation practice.

The University has strong placement links with sports teams at all levels, including Hull City, Hull FC and Hull KR, as well as local private practitioners and the Ministry of Defence. Our students also support major sporting and charitable events, from the Rugby World Cup, to the Great North Run.


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Where you'll study

Hull Campus

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Study under experts who collaborate with the likes of the International Olympic Committee, FIFA and the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Our state-of-the-art sports facilities are currently being upgraded in a substantial £16-million investment.

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Work with professional sports teams and elite athletes, as well as with NHS patients wanting to improve their health.

Our £1.5-million Health and Human Performance Lab boasts the sector's latest and most innovative technology.

Entry requirements

2018 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualifications on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications 

UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications.

Alternative qualifications 

  • IB Diploma: 28 points.
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass with 18 credits at distinction in science units.

You will require a satisfactory Health check and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check 

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance.

At a glance

For this course, you'll need...

112 UCAS points

Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here.

We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed.

Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree.

If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 7.0 overall, with 7.0 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £9,250
  • International: £16,000

Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Future Prospects

When you graduate from the accredited degree programme in Sport Rehabilitation, you will have gained valuable theoretical and clinical skills regarding the prevention, assessment and management of neuro-musculoskeletal injuries. You may therefore be eligible to join BASRaT as a full graduate member, practice within the field of sport rehabilitation and use the initials GSR.

This particular course provides invaluable experience of supporting a variety of sporting or charitable events. Students provided support to international rugby league teams during the 2013 World Cup, while staff and students have also provided sport rehabilitation support for the Allam British Open Squash Championships, plus sports massage support during the BUPA Great North Run, the Jane Tomlinson Appeal 10k and the Hell on the Humber event.

Students graduating from our Sport Rehabilitation programmes go on to work within clinical settings such as the military (as exercise remedial instructors), the NHS, occupational health and all levels of sport. Some graduates have also set up successful private businesses. Others choose postgraduate study at PhD level.

Our programmes also develop a range of transferable skills, which are attractive to employers beyond the field of health, care and sport. These skills include written, verbal and non-verbal communication, leadership, problem solving, organisation, working as a team, time management and data analysis.