Our Veterinary Physiotherapy course is the first Integrated Masters (MVetPhys) in the UK accredited by Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP) Our BSc (Hons) Animal Therapy, Canine Therapy, Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation and MVetPhys Veterinary Physiotherapy courses are accredited by the Animal Health Professions Register (AHPR) Why you should study Veterinary Physiotherapy at WUC…
- Our courses are accredited by the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP).
- You will be able to apply for registration after successfully gaining the MVetPhys, so you can become a fully registered Veterinary Physiotherapist.
- You will have the opportunity to study a range of subjects – from hands on therapies, electrotherapies to biomechanics to sports medicine – relating primarily to horses and dogs.
- You will get access to our on campus facilities include an Equine Water Treadmill and a Canine Therapy Centre.
- You will be taught by highly qualified academic staff, including experienced Veterinary Physiotherapy practitioners.
- Our Veterinary Physiotherapy course enables you to gain a qualification that will enhance your professional opportunities and help you gain all the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career in the para-professional industry
- You will be taught professional skills by in-house therapists (both NAVP and McTimoney specialists) plus industry-based Veterinary Physiotherapists.
- Our therapists have extensive professional experience in a range of modalities including electrotherapy, massage, myofascial release, acupressure and mobilisation techniques among others.
- You will benefit from our established reputation within the industry.
For up to date information please visit the University College website at http://writtle.ac.uk/MVetPhys-Veterinary-Physiotherapy
You will be assessed using a variety of methods throughout the course, including written reports, oral assessments, presentations, closed/open book exams, practical assessments, debates, seminars and many more. Clinical elements will be assessed via observed structured clinical exams and a practical competency log. Practical and clinical components must be passed. You will have three attempts. However, retake fees will apply.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists
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:
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Practical experience Your practical experience will be demonstrated by a • A portfolio of evidence • A video You will be able to demonstrate in the portfolio that you will bring and that we can keep good physical fitness, and animal handling skills experience (canine- equine- farm animal/other species) corresponding to at least: • 150 hours for equine • 100 hours for canine under the supervision of various providers. We would like to see evidence of your placements. Letters from the providers stating the date and length of the placements, the animal handling activities undertook and the skills developed. All placements must have been completed before the beginning of the course and evidence sent before early August prior to confirmation of academic results. Placements must be less than three years old to be taken into consideration. Owning a dog or a horse does not constitute evidence of practical handling. Evidence of other activity related to practical handling (competition, pony club, BHS qualifications) should also be copied and added to the portfolio as evidence.We also expect that you provide a non-edited 5mn video of you putting a bridle on horse. Please provide the video on your phone. Commentaries are not necessary but we need to be able to clearly identify you.
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Additional entry requirements
The entry requirements listed represent typical offers for some of the most popular courses. We use the UCAS tariff when making offers and to determine whether you have met the conditions of our offer. Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We have an inclusive Admissions policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications, both academic and vocational and take into account relevant practical skills. Applicants studying a mixture of qualifications (e.g. A Level with BTEC, Advanced Technical Diplomas) are also warmly welcomed. Please contact our undergraduate Admissions Team for further advice on our entry requirements. Telephone: +44 (0)1245 424200 Email: [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|