- Learn how to optimise people’s health and wellbeing by helping them reach their full potential through exercise, education and manual therapy
- Gain real insights from experienced and registered, working practitioners
- Bring your learning to life through patient-focused clinical experience
- Physiotherapy at Winchester achieved 85% overall satisfaction and 92% for teaching as rated by final-year undergraduate students in the 2021 National Student Survey
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Health and Care Professions Council
- Physiotherapy, Chartered Society of
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
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Applicants who wish to apply for advanced standing (exemption from part of a programme) based on previous study are considered on an individual basis. Applicants are required to provide transcripts. confirming the module titles and grades they have already achieved, as well as module handbooks and/or programme specifications showing the learning outcomes of the modules completed.
We accept a wide range of non-UK qualifications and use UK NARIC (National Recognition Information Centre) guidelines to confirm their equivalence. All applicants are also required to provide evidence of English Language and will need to meet the English language requirements listed below.
Being able to demonstrate a good understanding of the depth and breadth of the role of a physiotherapist is essential. Candidates often find work experience prior to application in rehabilitation/healthcare/support work/sports coaching, in a paid or voluntary capacity, is helpful in order to demonstrate an informed decision to embark on a career in Physiotherapy. However, if this isn’t possible you can find out more about the profession by researching online or attending virtual work experience which is now widely available. You can also find out more information from the Health and Care Professions Council or Chartered Society of Physiotherapy websites. Applicants are required to hold a minimum of 2 x A-level or equivalent qualifications (e.g. 2 x BTEC National Subsidiary Diplomas) and we accept all A-level subjects, including Critical Thinking, General Studies and own-language A-levels. We welcome applicants who have completed the Extended Project (EP/EPQ) and points obtained from this qualification will be included in any offer. In addition, we accept a maximum of 32 points from level 3 qualifications below A2 that are included in the tariff (e.g. AS-levels not studied at A-level, music or dance qualifications). If you are a mature student, your application will be considered on its individual merits and work or other professional experience may be taken into consideration in lieu of other published requirements.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Applicants to this course are expected to obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance prior to beginning the course at the University. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about when and how to obtain this clearance after an offer has been accepted. Please note, the cost of the check is covered by the applicant. If you have already have a DBS check and are signed up to the Update Service we will ask you to provide the original DBS certificate after an offer has been accepted. If you have lived or travelled abroad in the past five years, we will also need you to apply for an Overseas Criminal Records check for each country in which you have spent six months or more.
Applicants to this course will undergo an occupational health assessment to ensure that they are fit to practice. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about when and how to obtain this clearance after an offer has been accepted.
Applicants to this course are expected to attend an interview at the University. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about the format of the interview on receipt of your application.
English language requirements
An overall score of 7.0, with no elements below 6.5 is required.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
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