Are you wondering how to become a physiotherapist who provides effective physical, psychological and social care? Are you driven to help others and improve their quality of life? Would you like to use scientific knowledge to maximise people's ability to move and function? Our physiotherapy degree is designed to equip you with the training, skills and professional qualifications required for you to become a practising physiotherapist accredited by the CSP and registered with the HCPC. What’s more, our physiotherapy courses are ranked 1st in the North West (Guardian University Guide 2023 Results). Course Overview Working alongside qualified expert physiotherapists, you will learn profession-specific skills which meet the needs of your future employers. During your physiotherapy degree you'll complete 1,000 hours of work-based practice, taking advantage of our exceptional industry links. You will have the opportunity to take part in a flexible self-directed placement in Year 2 that allows you to explore areas of your specific interest. Our industry-experienced tutors will provide you with theoretical backing and hands-on opportunities in our physiotherapy and simulation suites. This simulated learning will enhance your confidence and enable you to apply your learning in safe scenarios, before progressing to real-life cases. Whilst learning, you will be able to work with other Institute of Health students, as you would in a professional role. On completion of this physiotherapy course, you will be eligible to apply for membership to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This will open up a variety of employment opportunities in the NHS, private and sporting sectors. On this course you will...
- Train as a physiotherapist, developing your skills and preparing for clinical environments with practical sessions facilitated by experienced staff in a range of simulated clinical environments.
- Learn the practical skills needed in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal, respiratory and neurological conditions.
- Complete a range of practice placements within various settings allowing you to experience the nature of the profession and the different specialisms which it covers.
- Get to know your classmates well and receive close tuition, support and guidance from our friendly lecturing team.
- Be able to apply for membership to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health and Care Professions Council upon graduation, allowing you to become an autonomous physiotherapist practitioner.
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
GCSE English Language, Maths and Biology/Combined Science at grade C/4 or above.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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