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University of Central Lancashire

UCAS Code: B160 | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements

A level

A,B,B

including Biology, Human Biology, Psychology, Sociology or PE. General Studies not accepted.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30

Acceptable Access Courses are Allied Health Professions, Biology and Health Sciences, Health and Physiotherapy, Health Care Professions, Nursing, Allied Health Professions

Consideration will be given to relevant Extended Project Qualifications.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at Grade B/5 or above including Maths, English Language and a Science.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30-32

including Biology, Human Biology, Psychology, or PE at HL6

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H3,H3,H3,H3

including Biology, Human Biology, Psychology, or PE. Chemistry, Physics and General Studies not accepted.

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

DDM

Acceptable subjects are Sports Science, Sport and Exercise Science, Health and Social Care, Applied Science

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B,B

including Biology, Human Biology, Psychology, or PE. Chemistry, Physics and General Studies not accepted.

UCAS Tariff

128-141

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About this course

Course option

3years

Full-time | 2024

Subject

Physiotherapy

**Course overview**

Study for a rewarding career with our BSc in Physiotherapy. You’ll be playing a key role in helping to improve people’s health, wellbeing and quality of life.

**Why study with us**

- A degree built around giving you as much experience and skill development as possible in our on-campus Physiotherapy Clinic. As part of your studies, you’ll be required to complete a number of clinical hours before you graduate. You will be able to build up your own caseload of patients, enabling you to gain experience in managing a clinical diary and dealing with real cases in a supervised environment.

- You’ll be taught how to diagnose and holistically treat a wide variety of clinical problems with a chance to practice in locations that include Blackburn Rovers Academy as well as placements in Florida and our Cyprus Campus.

- The course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). Successful completion of this course means you can apply to register as a physiotherapist with the HCPC and for full membership of the CSP.

**What you'll do**

- The course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). Successful completion of this course means you can apply to register as a physiotherapist with the HCPC and for full membership of the CSP.

- You’ll complete approximately 1,000 hours of assessed clinical practice.

- And you’ll study research processes, learn how to apply current evidence to your practice and develop skills in reflection and critical appraisal.

**Accreditations**

- This course is accredited by the CSP – the professional, educational and trade union body for the UK's chartered psychotherapists, physiotherapy students and support workers. After you graduate you will be eligible to apply for membership of the CSP.

- This course is accredited and endorsed by the HCPC regulatory body. The HCPC is a regulator of health and care professionals in the UK, approving programmes and setting the standards that individuals must meet in order to become a registered professional.

**Future careers**

Physiotherapists with a BSc in Physiotherapy work in many places including hospitals, health centres, industry, private practices and sports clubs.

Modules

Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni

Course location:

University of Central Lancashire

Department:

School of Health, Social Work and Sport

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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.

48%
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

71%
Staff make the subject interesting
86%
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

67%
Library resources
85%
IT resources
81%
Course specific equipment and facilities
38%
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?

88%
UK students
12%
International students
42%
Male students
58%
Female students
85%
2:1 or above
3%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
A
B

After graduation

The stats in this section 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

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.

£21,909
med
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education

Top job areas of graduates

46%
Therapy professionals
17%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
6%
Natural and social science 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.

£25k

£25k

£23k

£23k

£25k

£25k

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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