This course is an excellent opportunity for students wishing to qualify as a Veterinary Physiotherapist whilst studying a degree qualification. Recognised by the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP), studies will combine academic study and occupational competence. Graduates will be eligible to apply for full membership of NAVP, which works for the promotion of professional standards, provides insurance, CPD opportunities and recognition within the industry. Students study the equivalent of eighteen 20 credit modules over the three year duration of the full time course. The course is accredited by the AHPR (Animal Health Practitioners Register) and students will be able to gain direct entry to the register following successful completion of the course. This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University. Please note: The agreed maximum rider weight to meet welfare guidelines for the current stock of horses at Moreton Morrell College is 13st 7lbs - this is for a rider dressed in riding attire (boots and riding hat). According to welfare guidelines, WCG are unable to provide horses for riders above this maximum weight at this time. Please consider this and factor this into your decision making regarding your study options.
Modules may include: Year 1 - Level 4 Professional Practice and Animal Law Functional Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Physiotherapy Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Dynamics of Animal Movement Animal Practice and Palpation Academic Study Skills, Employability and T-Shaped (ASSET) Year 2 - Level 5 Research Design and Analysis Neurology and Orthopaedics Veterinary Therapeutic Techniques Enterprise Development Biomechanical Assessment and Exercise Prescription Applied Animal Management and Therapy Year 3 - Level 6 Dissertation (Double module) Animal Clinical Practice Clinical Placement Collaborative Practice for Veterinary Physiotherapy Advanced Physiotherapy and Diagnostics For further details about this course, please refer to the programme specification here: https://blob.wcg.ac.uk/pdf/hepdf-ncd39356-8e48b859242b1bbf09200b971ac66ed3.pdf We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information.
Each module has its own specific assessment profile, for instance 100% coursework or 50% coursework and 50% written examination. Modules are assessed using a variety of methods (reports, essays, presentations or practicals) thus allowing students to develop a range of transferable skills and build entrepreneurial expertise.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Selected applicants will be required to submit a short video presentation and attend an interview either online or by telephone. Applicants will need to successfully complete an interview, before being made an offer for this course.
Prior to commencing the course, applicants must have completed in total, two weeks recent work experience. Full details of the work experience including dates, length of time and detailed written references on headed paper from employers will need to be submitted. It is ESSENTIAL that students have an up-to-date tetanus vaccination.
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Fees and funding
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