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
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
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
How to apply
You can find extensive information about the support St George's provides for International students on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/international-student-support. This includes guidance on the visa application process, preparing for your studies, enrolment, support during your studies, and English language requirements.
2:1 (upper second class) Honours in any relevant subject in an Undergraduate degree. This may include (but is not limited to): biology, behavioural science, sports science, physiology, health science, or a health-related profession which ideally contains human anatomy and physiology. Degrees must be completed, awarded and certified by 1 August in the year of entry. Failure to comply with this may result in the withdrawal of any offer issued by St George’s. Experience of the research process and/or completion of an undergraduate dissertation are essential. Applicants who obtain lower than 2:1 honours undergraduate degree, or have completed their undergraduate degree outside of a five year period including the year of application, will be considered if their application is supported by another: biology, behavioural science, sports science, physiology, health science, or a health-related profession masters/PhD degree. These applicants are required to obtain a minimum of merit at master level.
English language requirements
Please find extensive information about our English language requirements on our website.
English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£18500*||Whole course|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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