- The Physiotherapy Degree Apprenticeship has been developed in collaboration with the national apprenticeship trailblazer.
- The apprenticeship is suitable for both existing staff such as therapy assistants or support workers, and people new to the sector.
- It prepares people for a career as a qualified physiotherapist in the public or private sector by providing the underpinning knowledge and interpersonal skills the profession demands, such as working in an integrated working environment with multidisciplinary teams to enhance the quality of care to the service user.
- The course will deliver against the nationally recognised Level 6 Physiotherapist Degree Apprenticeship standard . The apprenticeship includes a combination of work-based learning modules and specialist education, which leads to a BSc Hons Physiotherapy.
- Graduates are eligible to apply to register with the HCPC and can apply to become members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
The usual entry requirements are GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics, English language or literature, and a science subject at grade C or grade 4, or above – plus one of the following
- 120 UCAS points from A levels (including at least 40 points from a natural science subject such as biology, human biology, or physical education), or equivalent BTEC National qualifications (including suitable natural science modules). We do not accept AS levels or General Studies.
- Access to HE Diploma from a QAA recognised Access to HE course which must have a strong science bias (not social science), e.g. Access to science/natural science/applied science. We require 15 credits at level 2 and 45 credits at level 3 of which at least 30 credits should be graded at distinction level. 15 of the level 3 distinction credits must be from biology units.
- Other equivalent qualifications are considered individually.
How to apply
Contact the University directly to register your interest and find out more.