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Course summary

Promote and support a healthy body through physical movements. You'll experience hands-on placements in the NHS, sports clubs, schools and private clinics. Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession which involves working with people to improve their own health and wellbeing. Learn to use physical approaches to promote, maintain and restore physical function on this Chartered Society of Physiotherapy approved programme. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Develop collaborative working skills, putting them into practice working with patients, their carers and other health professionals
  • Be encouraged to reflect on practice to aid your professional development
  • Experience placements within a variety of health and social care settings. These could include the NHS, sports clubs, schools and private clinics in specialist areas such as cardio vascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal, neurology and paediatrics
Occupational Health clearance and compliance with standard NHS immunisations requirements is mandatory and essential for placement attendance. Find Out More You’ll have the chance to get involved with many volunteering activities, and we have partnerships with local and international charities. Plus, guest speakers from a range of clinical specialities will support your lectures and practical sessions. You'll join a research-led academic community in the subject area of therapeutic and rehabilitation sciences. On successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to apply to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a qualified physiotherapist. This will enable you to work while undertaking masters study. Why Study Physiotherapy at Leeds Beckett University
  • Professionally accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council
  • 90% of BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy students said staff were good at explaining things*
  • 100% of students from BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy were in work or further study 15 months after graduating**
  • Fantastic placement opportunities - available across the region to help develop essential skills in real-world settings
  • Access to specialist facilities - enhance your practice in our clinical skills suite and simulated environments
*National Student Survey 2022 **2018/19 graduating students, Graduate Outcomes


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Shaping the Professional
  • Human Musculoskeletal System
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Human Neurological System
  • Human Cardiovascular and Respiratory System
  • Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
  • Taster Placement 1 week (Pass/Fail)
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Cardiovascular & Respiratory Physiotherapy
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Practice Placement 2.1
  • Practice Placement 2.2
  • The Complex Patient
  • Research Methods
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Practice Placement 3.1
  • Practice Placement 3.2
  • Practice Placement 3.3
  • Research in Context
  • Leadership in Healthcare
- Advancing Practice

Professional bodies

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

  • Physiotherapy, Chartered Society of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applicants must demonstrate current study skills by means of successful academic study within the five years leading up to entry. If the main qualification was completed too long ago current study skills can be demonstrated by appropriate science-based study.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Physiotherapy at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS