Effective and resourceful Become an effective and resourceful physiotherapist, comfortable working within a rapidly changing healthcare environment. Physiotherapists play an increasingly central role in enabling others to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life by managing pain and preventing disease. They use a broad range of treatment approaches focused on restoring movement and function, often following illness or injury. We hold strong links with physiotherapists working in health and social care, as well as the private sector and in social enterprise settings across the Greater London area. We utilise the expertise of clinicians to contribute to the course design, teaching sessions and provision of practice placements. Our programme provides an accelerated 2-year route for graduates with a first degree in a related field. Why Physiotherapy at LSBU? No.1 amongst London Modern competitors for Health Professions (Guardian 2019). This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). Course led by a teaching team that includes active researchers and clinicians. Our dedicated facilities include clinical skills labs and outstanding virtual learning environments on campus – as well as access to the gym facilities. Ranked 1st amongst London modern competitors for Overall Score in Physiotherapy (Complete University Guide 2021).
Year 1: Human science (foundation), Rehabilitation, Fundamentals of clinical practice 1, Clinical application of physiotherapy 1, Year 2: Fundamentals of clinical practice 2, Clinical application of physiotherapy 2, Optimising clinical and therapeutic outcomes, Research in health and social care, Dissertation for allied health sciences.
Modules are assessed by a variety of approaches, including practical assessment, presentations, written examinations, reflective case studies and clinical placements assessments.
How to apply
You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580.
2:2 UK Honours degree in a subject related to science or health, such as biology, sport science, physiology, behavioural science or health science, ideally with human anatomy and physiology content Personal qualities and values in line with those expected by the NHS Values Completion of at least one week of work experience in a physiotherapy setting, preferably in either the NHS or other hospital setting
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