Veterinary physiotherapists combine scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to provide treatment and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal conditions in animals, working to reduce pain, improve movement and restore normal muscle control and function. Once perceived as an ‘extra’, veterinary physiotherapy has undergone a period of considerable growth over the last 10-15 years and practitioners now work in a range of settings – veterinary practices, veterinary therapy centres and independent practice – and always with the consent of a veterinary surgeon. This degree introduces the methods and practices of veterinary physiotherapy, allowing you to become acquainted with the basic principles and practices. Start your career in veterinary physiotherapy with this three-year belended degree. 1. Delivered via Blended learning which allows for flexible, affordable way of studying 2. Opportunity to receive the most current and up to date guidance within the field from an highly qualified teaching team, who remain practicing within Veterinary Physiotherapy 3. Opportunities to experience shadowing days with experts within the Veterinary Physiotherapy industry 4. Develop an in-depth knowledge of small animals and horses in therapies, treatments and rehabilitation 5. Students will develop an independence in their study skills resulting in a sound academic basis for further progression through post-graduate professional education and training with particular emphasis on the specialist veterinary physiotherapy and rehabilitation elements
Assessment in each module may be by presentation, coursework, practical examination or written examination or a combination of the these. Each piece of assessment counts towards your final grade for the whole module.
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
Students with English as a second language will be required to have gained IELTS at 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing.
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Fees and funding
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