Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Sports and Exercise Therapy

Gain the clinical knowledge and professional skills to assess, treat and manage sports injuries as a sports therapist.

Sports and Exercise Therapy

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    18 Sep 2023

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Study a variety of sports science and therapeutic modules
  • Be able to register as a student member of The Society of Sports Therapists in your first year
  • Complete supervised placements to build up the working hours you’ll need to enable you to register as a sports therapist
  • Apply your theoretical knowledge in our rehabilitation science labs as you develop practical skills in sports massage and assessing and treating athletes 
  • Have the opportunity to enhance your skills in our specialised sports and exercise therapy clinic 
  • Join a research-led academic community in the subject area of therapeutic and rehabilitation sciences

Your community

We're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer and our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme, visit our university sport web page.


You’ll complete the hours you need to register as a sports therapist through supervised practical placements. Placements can be in a range of settings that include local amateur and professional sporting environments. You’ll also be able to gain practical experience through volunteering activities at local and national sporting events. 

Why study Sports and Exercise Therapy at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. 92.6% of BSc (Hons) Sports & Exercise Therapy students in work or further study 15 months after graduating*
  2. Professionally accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists
  3. Fantastic placement opportunities - benefit from our partnerships with local sports and exercise therapy providers to develop your skills through an industry placement
  4. Access to specialist facilities - where you'll practise therapy techniques on a state-of-the-art patient simulator as well as with real people

* 2018/19 graduating students, Graduate Outcomes