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University of East Anglia UEA

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

Entry requirements

A level

A,A,B

Contextual offer: BBB including Biology with a pass in the practical element, Human Biology or PE. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.

Access to HE Diploma

D:36,M:9

in a Health, Care or Science subject, including 12 Level 3 credits in Biology.

Principal subjects and A Level combinations are considered - please contact us.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

33

with 6 at Higher Level in Biology or Sports, Exercise & Health Science. If no GCSE equivalent qualifications are held, offer will also include Mathematics, English Language and science requirements.

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

DDD

Contextual offer: DDM Accepted subjects at Extended Diploma are listed below. Please see UEA website for further information on other accepted combinations. Applied Human Biology (2018 RQF suite) – must include one of the following units: • Functional physiology • Diseases, disorders, treatments and therapies Applied Science (2010 QCF suite) – must include at least two of the following units: • Physiology of human body systems • Physiology of human regulation and reproduction • Diseases and infections Applied Science (2016 RQF suite) – must include at least two of the following units: • Physiology of human body systems • Human regulation and reproduction • Biological molecules and metabolic pathways • Diseases and infections Applied Science (2020 RQF suite) – must include at least two of the following units: • Principles and applications of biology II • Functional physiology of the human body system • Human reproduction and regulation • Biological molecules and metabolic pathways • Diseases and infections Fitness Services (2016 RQF suite) Health and Social Care (2010 QCF & 2016 RQF suites) Sport (2010 QCF suite) – must include at least two of the following units: • Fitness testing for sport and exercise • Exercise, health and lifestyle • Sports injuries • Sports and exercise massage • Research investigation in sports and exercise sciences • Applied sport and exercise physiology Sport (2016 RQF suite) Sport and Exercise Science (2016 RQF suite) – must include both of the following units: • Specialised fitness training • Physical activity for individual and group-based exercise Sport and Physical Activity (OCR Cambridge Technical - 2016 suite) – must include at least two of the following units: • Improving Fitness for Sport and Physical Activity • Biomechanics and Movement Analysis • Physical Activity for Specific Groups • Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation Sports Coaching and Development (2019 RQF suite) – must include at least three of the following units: • Anatomy and Physiology in Sport • Sporting Injuries • Functional Sports Massage • Fitness Training Sporting Excellence and Performance (2019 RQF suite) Sport, Fitness and Personal Training (2019 RQF suite) Sport and Outdoor Activities (2019 RQF suite) – must include all of the following units: • Anatomy and physiology in sport • Sports injuries • Fitness training

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B,C

including Biology, Human Biology or PE. A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable.

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,A,A

including Biology, Human Biology or PE.

Obtain an overall Pass including an A in the core of the T Level and a Distinction in the Occupational Specialism. Acceptable subjects: Science

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About this course

Course option

3years

Full-time | 2025

**Overview**

Choose to study physiotherapy and you could have an incredibly positive impact on people’s lives, helping them overcome physical setbacks and get back on their feet – often literally. It’s a career ideally suited to great listeners who are able to piece together the physical with the emotional to build a complete picture – and to anyone one who likes going beyond the theory and actually making things happen.

Our innovative approach is both varied and interactive and is based on the very latest research. You’ll have access to our superb, dedicated learning facilities, including our anatomy room and assistive technology suite. So you’ll develop the solid academic grounding and practical skills you’ll need to kick-start your career.

Our course is fully approved by and prepares you for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

**About This Course**

Our three-year physiotherapy programme focuses on working with people to maximise their functional ability – and their potential. Whether your service user’s condition is recovering, stable or deteriorating, we’ll equip you with the necessary skills to help them overcome their challenges.

Our course focuses on body systems and exploring how they impact on the body’s ability to move and function effectively. Core areas include musculoskeletal, neurology, cardiovascular and respiratory therapy in both acute and primary care settings.

Our interdisciplinary ethos means that you’ll be studying with students from therapies that you’ll encounter in your working life. Inter-professional teamwork will be a central element of your career, and UEA remains one of the only UK universities to offer this approach.

With a sound knowledge of the clinical sciences that underpin human function and dysfunction, you’ll start hands-on practice. You’ll focus on the specific needs of each client or client group, and you’ll become expert in understanding specific psychological, cultural, and social factors in the context of care, as well as learning about due consideration of the needs and abilities of others involved with the client, including carers and other health and social care workers.

You’ll learn how to apply problem-solving and clinical reasoning to assess and evaluate a client’s health. You’ll master specific assessment and treatment techniques. You’ll gain understanding of how to manage both yourself and those around you. And you’ll develop and hone the interpersonal skills key to enabling the negotiation of action plans, and to engaging effectively with patients, carers, and the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

**Disclaimer**

Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider’s website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
International
£20,600
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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