MSc/PGDip in Sports and Exercise Medicine (MACP Accredited Routes available)
The programme offers specific routes for physiotherapists, osteopaths, doctors and podiatrists. In addition, for physiotherapists only, there is now an MACP accredited route.
As the longest-established Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc in the country, we have a prestigious history.
The programme is based on the philosophy of total care for the athlete and the promotion of physical activity in the general population.
This programme will:
- Offer you mastery of foundation concepts and skills in Sports and Exercise Medicine
- Give you the knowledge and skills to assess sports injuries and to understand their treatment options, as well as understanding the physiological and psychological benefits of exercise and its use as a health tool
- Allow you regular clinical contact with athletes and sportspeople
- Introduce you to visiting lecturers, who are experts in the field of Sports Medicine
The MACP Accredited Route for Physiotherapists provides the student with a minimum of 150 hours of mentored clinical placements. Within this placement module students will be required to manage a clinical caseload whilst receiving mentorship form a clinical mentor. Direct contact hours with the Clinical Mentor, within the SEM and Dance Medicine clinic at Mile End Hospital, will include observation of the student assessing and managing patients in the practice setting.