Course Structure

Course structure

To gain the Specialist Certificate in Sports Medicine you must complete 25 points comprising of:

  • Two 12.5-point core subjects.
Core subjectsPoints
The Modern Athlete 12.5

The Modern Athlete

Explore the multi-faceted approach to modern athlete-centred management using a case-based approach. Students will appraise their own professional roles and responsibilities, consider special athlete populations and dissect challenges typical to the sports medicine environment.

Detailed Information MEDI90092
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 12.5

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Engage in a best practice approach to the assessment and management of patients with neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. Focus will be on habilitation and rehabilitation strategies for optimising the neuro-musculoskeletal health of individuals.

Detailed Information REHB90007


The estimated hours required for each subject is between 12 - 15 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

Entry requirements

  • Your dedicated student support team

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  • Content and learning outcomes
  • Assessment requirements
  • Time commitment required for each subject
  • Possible recognition of prior learning
  • Exit pathways.

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