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The universities listed below are currently delivering the following accredited post graduate programmes that have an eligibility for membership of The Society of Sports Therapists on successful completion.
London Metropolitan University
First accredited: 01/09/09 *

MSc Sports Therapy
As one of the first Universities in the country to develop the MSc Sports Therapy we can ensure that you learn from highly motivated staff, outstanding custom built facilities and through innovative teaching methods. This 12 month course is designed for Sports Science graduates to apply their knowledge to a therapy setting through learning clinical skills. This course focuses on giving you the ability to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate sports injuries or dysfunctions to become a competent post-graduate Sports Therapist. You will develop the ability to be analytical and critical through a variety of teaching and assessment methods.

We have outstanding custom-built facilities as well as a dedicated clinical coordinator and excellent external links, meaning there are outstanding placement opportunities available to our students which lead to success stories such as placements with our neighbours, Arsenal FC and Comic Relief and careers at Chelsea FC and London Irish.

*Signifies date of collaborative agreement with and accreditation of the programme by The Society of Sports Therapists. 

Leeds Beckett University
First accredited: 01/09/07 *

MSc Sports Therapy
Leeds Beckett University offer the MSc Sports Therapy course to students through full-time or part-time study.

Practising in this dynamic field of specialist sports care, you could find yourself working with professional athletes or have the opportunity to start your own sports therapy business. Our course offers you the chance to combine the theoretical knowledge required with hands-on practical experience gained in a real-life therapist environment.

You will build expertise in the assessment and treatment of injury and the management of rehabilitation, and you will develop further understanding of different aspects of research design. With access to some of the UK's leading sports specialists and resources - from university sports teams to elite athletes - you will have the opportunity to provide therapy support on your placement, harnessing the experience and knowledge needed to be a successful sports therapist.

We offer a range of core modules, and if you study full-time, you'll be able to pick from a selection of option modules as well. Our course links together the extensive expertise from a range of sport and health academics and is accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists.

*Signifies date of collaborative agreement with and accreditation of the programme by The Society of Sports Therapists. 

University of Gloucestershire
First accredited: 01/09/11 *

MSc Sports Therapy
As a Sports Therapist, you will require a unique skill set which serves to prevent, diagnose and rehabilitate sports-related injuries in the clinical or sporting environment.

Upon graduation from the MSc, the Sports Therapist is able to deliver:

- screening for injury prevention
- taping and strapping
- sports massage and other soft tissue manual therapies
- sports trauma management and pitch side first aid
- examination and assessment of injuries that lead to a diagnosis or onward referral
- treatment of the injury which may involve electrotherapy and manual therapy including joint mobilisations
- rehabilitation that returns a player to full sports participation and sports conditioning.

Sports Therapy relies heavily on an underpinning and awareness of Sport and Exercise Science disciplines such as physiology and biomechanics, which is why this MSc is open to all Sport and Exercise Science graduates.

Upon completion of the MSc, graduates will be eligible to apply for full membership of The Society of Sports Therapists.

*Signifies date of collaborative agreement with and accreditation of the programme by The Society of Sports Therapists. 

Birmingham City University - MSc
First accredited: *

MSc Sport Therapy 
The aim of the course is to broaden and deepen your understanding of sports therapy through the academic study of sports medicine and sports science.

As a sports therapist you are an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team necessary to provide the best care, management and rehabilitation for sport and recreational participants, regardless of age and ability.  It utilises the principles of sport and exercise sciences incorporating physiological and pathological processes to prepare the participant for training, competition and, where applicable, work. The course and modules are underpinned by the latest research.

This course is a conversion Masters programme aimed at students who have studied to degree level programmes such as Sports and Exercise Science; Sports Science; or related programmes. Work experience is an integral part of the programme.

The University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Society of Sports Therapists. The University is working with the Society of Sports Therapists (SST) to gain SST Accreditation for this programme.

Career opportunities include: running your own Sports Therapy Clinic; working in professional sport as a Sports Therapist; working in private practice as a Sports Therapist in partnership with others or as a Sports Therapist in a Fitness setting

*Subject to validation and accreditation - Course commences September 2017

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