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St George's, University of London

Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

UCAS Code: B161

Master of Science - MSc (PG)

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists help people rehabilitate and regain movement after an illness or injury, treating patients with muscle and skeletal injuries, as well as neurological and breathing problems.

This course is suited to graduates of health and life science disciplines who want to pursue a career in physiotherapy. It has been specifically designed to develop qualified practitioners who are proactive, flexible and able to meet the changing needs of health and social care.

You will learn via a variety of methods, including classroom-based learning, simulated practical exercises, self-directed learning, and practice placements in a variety of healthcare environments including acute NHS hospital trusts, community-based services, mental health trusts and private hospitals. This will help you become proactive, flexible, and able to meet the rapidly-changing prerequisites of social and health care. You will develop into a critical thinker and independent learner with problem-solving skills.

This course is fully accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and is available to students from within the UK and internationally.
Please note: whether you are already focused on a given career path or not, we strongly recommend you include in your personal statement a recognition that studying physiotherapy will include practice and study in a number of settings.

**Course highlights**

- 30 weeks of practice placement

- Shared campus with one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK

- Opportunity to learn anatomy in the dissection room through demonstrator-led prosection

- Awarded by St George’s, University of London and provided by the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, a partnership between St George’s and Kingston University

**About St George’s, University of London**

As the UK’s specialist health university, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. Our close links with healthcare providers and our shared campus with one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, means St George’s will provide you with a unique taste of what your future working life holds. 

Modules

We operate a modular system for this course which means the qualification is obtained by a process of credit accumulation – a model used on courses throughout the UK and Europe. You can find extensive information about the modules you can expect to study on this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/physiotherapy-pre-registration#modules

Assessment methods

Progress throughout the course is assessed through a combination of essays, written reports and presentations, written and practical examinations, clinical assessments and a research dissertation. You can find further information about assessment methods for this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/physiotherapy-pre-registration#study

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£16,500
per year
International
£16,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

St George's, University Of London

Department:

Physiotherapy

TEF rating:
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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.

79%
low
Physiotherapy

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Physiotherapy

Teaching and learning

77%
Staff make the subject interesting
79%
Staff are good at explaining things
74%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
81%
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
86%
IT resources
79%
Course specific equipment and facilities
30%
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?

94%
UK students
6%
International students
34%
Male students
66%
Female students
79%
2:1 or above
2%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
B

After graduation


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Anatomy, physiology & pathology

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.

£25,000
high
Average annual salary
100%
med
Employed or in further education
95%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

72%
Therapy professionals
22%
Health associate professionals
2%
Welfare and housing associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

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

Allied health

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

£22k

£22k

£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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