The School at a glance
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What the school says:
Sports massage therapists work with clients from an array of sports, as well as helping those suffering from recreational or work-related soft tissue conditions. Our Sports Massage and Remedial Therapy foundation degree course will help you develop and implement practical skills in sports massage, advanced soft tissue skills and exercise prescription for maintaining general health.
This course focuses on applying your skills within a practical clinical setting to treat and support athletes as well as the general population. You will be able to gain real-world experience working in our sports injury and massage clinics as well as through a vast range of work and placement opportunities, with our past students having worked for prolific sports clubs including Aston Villa FC and Leicester Tigers Rugby Club as well as supporting at major events such as the Birmingham Velo, Birmingham Half Marathon, London Marathon, Ride across Britain and many more.
When you enrol, you will automatically become a student member of the Sports Massage Association (SMA) and complete your Emergency First Aid. You will also have the option of gaining further industry-accredited qualifications such as Athletic Taping*, Kinesio tape* or Level 2 Fitness Instructing (gym-based),* while upon graduation you can register with The Sports Massage Association and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), the UK voluntary regulator of complementary healthcare practitioners.
University College Birmingham has just undergone a major £44m investment which has included the development of new clinics and equipment
This is one of very few Level 5 Qualifications in Sports Massage and Remedial Therapy and offers a unique opportunity to gain a high-level qualification much sort after by industry professionals. This foundation level qualification is taught by highly qualified practitioners with many years of teaching experience, together with practical support from graduate teaching staff, academic support and individual personal tutors to help you succeed in this exciting field of study
*Extra qualifications incur an additional fee