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BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy (Top-Up) (Full-Time)

This BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy (Top-Up) aims to prepare learners for a sports therapist career, by developing practitioners who can work autonomously and use critical reflection to draw upon experiences and knowledge to facilitate the performance of effective practice.

The programme is designed to enable students who have already completed sub-degree (eg. HND or Foundation Degree) within this subject area to continue their studies on to Honors Degree level.

Typical Course Structure

  • Advanced Sports Therapy
  • Action Research Project
  • Interdisciplinary Principles of Sports Physiology
  • Business Skills for Sport
  • Injury Rehabilitation

Study Details

Students will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course. Full-time, one year. Course contact hours are to be confirmed.

It is expected that students complete between 10 and 12 hours of additional independent study per week in order to be successful on this programme. Whilst the sessions delivered at College will fall between Monday and Friday from 9am – 5pm, it is expected that students make themselves available to complete voluntary or work experience hours outside of these times.

Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends. 

View the HE Student Handbook

How to Apply

This course is validated by the Bishop Grosseteste University. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are OfS registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details and information of the responsibilities and conditions of study of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the Policies section.

A minimum of 120 credits from:

  • Level 5 study in a related discipline

Plus

  • GCSE English – Grade C/4 or above
  • GCSE Maths – Grade C/4 or above

*For mature applicants, some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels/BTECs

EU and International Applicants

  • ENIC confirmed equivalent of 120 Credits from Level 5 in a related discipline

  • IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa

Other Entry Requirements

Applicants will need to undertake a DBS criminal record check to study on this programme. This can be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. Learn more about the DBS Check.

The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:

  • Written assignment, including essay
  • Report
  • Portfolio
  • Practical skills assessment
  • Oral assessment and presentation

 

Progression

Graduates of this programme may source employment within the following: local, regional and national sports teams or health and fitness centres as sports massage therapists, current sports therapy clinics, with professional athletes and/or teams, sports therapy teacher to education aspiring students. Graduates could also become self-employed or continue their studies at postgraduate level.

Per Academic Year

  • Home Students - £8,500
  • International Students - £9,500

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
 

Additional Course Costs

  • Sports kit - £130 (compulsory)
  • DBS check - £47.80 (compulsory)
  • Additional coaching courses (optional) - varying costs

Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.

Additional compulsory course costs can be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 for full-time or £250 part-time students) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves.

Attend an Open Day

Our upcoming Higher Education (HE) Open Days are listed on the Open Days webpage. Please register your place via the Eventbrite links listed. 

If you have any questions or would like further information, please email: he@lincolncollege.ac.uk

Key Facts

Level:6

Full-Time/Part-Time:Full-Time

Duration:1 Year

Start Date:12 September 2022

Location:Lincoln Campus

UCAS Course Code:C6TU

UCAS Institution Code:L42