On this course you will study the core subjects of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and pathology in order to apply these to clinical situations. Your study will include clinical placements in a variety of NHS and private settings to give you a diverse experience to prepare for your future career as a Physiotherapist.
The course benefits from using state-of-the-art facilities including treatment rooms, rehabilitation space, a hospital ward, a skills laboratory, a biomechanics laboratory, three physiology laboratories, a strength and conditioning suite, a fitness suite and a simulated ‘home’ environment.
Methods of teaching and learning will include:
- Lectures & seminars
- Group work & discussions
- Skills practice in a clinical skills laboratory
- Clinical placements at levels 4, 5 and 6
- Reflective logs
- Case-based discussions
- Assessment of competencies
- Self-directed study
Students’ academic year will be split into blocks of taught delivery and blocks of placement activity. Teaching and placement activity will run Monday to Friday throughout the academic year and may require students to undertake placements in other counties within the UK.
Tariff information for 2020 entry - 136 tariff points
AAB at A Level including a grade B or above in Biology, Human Biology or PE. DDD at BTEC when the core subject is science-based. An understanding of the Physiotherapist role and evidence of work experience in Physiotherapy or similar caring is also useful
Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants.
International Students: Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country.
Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. Please contact our admissions team if you have a question.
How to apply