BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Key features

This programme has been planned to provide a sound and current academic base for the development of physiotherapy skills.  Students on this programme are carefully nurtured to promote their personal growth and assist them in becoming competent, safe, effective autonomous practitioners. They become familiar with the process of evidence-based practice, clinical reasoning and reflective thinking, appreciating the need for life-long learning. Students will have the knowledge and expertise, professional skills and practical techniques described by the academic, professional and statutory bodies to meet the demands of current and future employment markets.

The School of Health Sciences is committed to promoting and enhancing inter-professional collaboration across its HCPC pre-registration programmes. In the curriculum, clearly identified inter-professional modules have been designed with shared learning experiences for allied health professional students. During practice placements inter-professional working and learning experiences permeate the entire programme.  Students will be required to reflect upon, explore and evaluate their inter-professional experiences.

How you learn:  

Students will learn to exercise professional judgement in order to formulate and deliver appropriate management plans. To develop knowledge and understanding subject related information is acquired through lectures, seminars, directed and self-directed reading, videos, IT based resources, case studies, experiential learning. Modules are web supplemented.

Professional skills will be acquired through case study analyses, clinical practice in a variety of contexts, clinical skills workshops/seminars and independent research. Exposure to physiotherapy practice in a variety of practice contexts is an important aspect of the teaching and learning process.

How you are assessed:  

Knowledge, understanding and intellectual skills are assessed by a combination of written examinations, practical skills coursework and assignments, practice based learning reports, research dissertations and oral presentations. Intellectual skills will be assessed through coursework, written examinations and practice based learning reports.


Entry requirements

Please contact the university directly for information about current entry requirements.

How to apply

Through the UCAS system.