Sports Therapy

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course prepares you for entry to HNC Soft Tissue Therapy / HND Sports Therapy. It introduces you to human physiology and body massage, as well as sports mechanics and other relevant subjects.

You'll be taught by qualified specialists in sports therapy and sports science, who have a wealth of industry experience.

The course is a blend of practical subjects which take place in the sports clinic, the gym and the classroom. You'll be expected to work with your classmates in a range of areas including designing a training programme and sports therapy related areas such as taping and massage. To give you valuable first hand experience you'll have the opportunity to work with HND students at events that require sports therapy, or first aid support.

You will study:

Human physiology; Body massage; NPA fitness and exercise leadership; Introduction to sports mechanics.

Entry Requirements

3 relevant subjects at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HND Sports Therapy

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport, Fitness and Sports Therapy

SCQF Level