Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) at University of Brighton - UCAS

Course summary

The Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) MSc – previously called the Rehabilitation Science (Physiotherapy) MSc – allows you to apply for registration as a physiotherapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This course is also approved by the professional body, The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. It is ideal for graduates with related first degrees who wish to gain both a professional and academic qualification and start a career in this challenging and highly rewarding field. This accelerated course follows innovative problem-based learning approach, with an emphasis on students' active learning, engagement, and practical application of skills and knowledge in the context of real life situations. Through this balance of theory and practice experience you will graduate a capable and confident physiotherapist. The recognition that patients come first in everything the NHS does, and the values of the NHS constitution – respect, dignity, compassion and working together for patients – are embedded in our curriculum. Our high quality teaching and research are renowned, and have an applied focus. We have established strong links with specialist practice educators to ensure the provision of support and guidance both within the university and in practice.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Physiotherapy, Chartered Society of

Entry requirements

The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer, they should be used as a general guide. Undergraduate degree of 2:1 or above (or equivalent for international students), to have been completed in the last ten years, in biological sciences, behavioural sciences or other health professional education. At least one week of work experience in a physiotherapy setting, preferably in the NHS or other hospital setting is expected before application, please submit evidence of this with your application. Deferred applications We are not able to accept applications for deferred entry onto this course. If you wish to apply for a later year of entry, we recommend waiting until the admissions cycle for that year opens – this is usually in October of each year. IELTS 7.0 overall, with no element below 6.5; or equivalent qualification.


Fees and funding

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Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) at University of Brighton - UCAS