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Physiotherapy

Entry requirements


Grade B or above in Biology or Human Biology.

15 Level 3 credits at Distinction in Biology.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C/4 or above in English, Mathematics and Double Science, or equivalent.

Grade 6 in Higher Level Biology or Human Biology.

H1 in Biology or Human Biology.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Five units in Biology or Human Biology. You may be asked to do more based on the size of your units. Please list the units you are studying in your application. For further advice on acceptable units, please email us. We will accept BTEC Sport and Exercise Science or Applied Science. We will not accept any other BTEC qualifications in Sport.

Science. If you partially achieve your T Level, you can meet our subject requirements if you have at least a C in your Core Section. For further advice on acceptable subjects please email us.

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2024

Subject

Physiotherapy

Our BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy course is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the CSP, which means you can register as a physiotherapist with both once you graduate – something you’ll need to do to practise in this field.

With work-based training built in, and outstanding onsite facilities, you’ll learn what constitutes good physiotherapeutic practice and explore the theories and subjects that influence it.

Develop a holistic approach to your practice and learn from an inspirational, supportive team with a depth of physiotherapy experience in many areas. Discover how to work with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals to support rehabilitation and wellbeing – developing your inter-professional and interpersonal skills.
The course has a strong practical focus, incorporating case-based learning and opportunities to engage with patients and professionals on placements, in class and online.

You’ll spend about a third of your time on placements in the NHS, and with specialist independent and voluntary sector employers, in a mix of environments.

Add international experience to your degree by working with our partner Lapin AMK in Finland or the University of the Arctic Circle in Tromso (Norway) through Erasmus.
Physiotherapists are in demand across the UK, so you could work in a hospital or the community for the NHS or independent sector, in private practice, in sports and leisure centres, or for private or voluntary sector employers.

The Uni


Course location:

Glenside Campus

Department:

School of Health and Social Wellbeing

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

89%
Physiotherapy

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Physiotherapy

Teaching and learning

87%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
81%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
95%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

85%
Library resources
89%
IT resources
85%
Course specific equipment and facilities
79%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

81%
UK students
19%
International students
37%
Male students
63%
Female students
68%
2:1 or above
6%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
A
B

After graduation


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Physiotherapy

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,000
med
Average annual salary
98%
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Employed or in further education

Top job areas of graduates

30%
Therapy professionals
28%
Health professionals
18%
Health associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Physiotherapy

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£24k

£24k

£28k

£28k

£30k

£30k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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