Physiotherapy at University of Gloucestershire - UCAS

Course summary

Why Physiotherapy? Our Physiotherapy degree is your path to a rewarding healthcare career, helping people affected by illness, injury or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. Health promotion and patient self-management are at the heart of our programme, which is underpinned by firm foundations in exercise and health science and covers the core subjects of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and pathology. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities including skills, biomechanics and physiology labs, treatment rooms, rehabilitation space, fitness, strength and conditioning suites, a mock hospital ward and a simulated environment for practising healthcare delivered in the home. You’ll also be able to build essential practical skills on placements, working alongside registered healthcare professionals. Our strong links with local NHS partners and position as an NHS ‘Hub’, delivering some rehabilitation programmes on campus, ensure you’ll gain diverse experience in a range of healthcare settings and be prepared for a physiotherapy career in a range of clinical areas. The course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), which enables graduates to apply for HCPC and CSP registration and practice as a physiotherapist on completion of this course. Why University of Gloucestershire? At University of Gloucestershire, we’ve been encouraging students to meet every ambition since 1847. Join us and you’ll benefit from our three UoG promises: 1. UoG Career Promise – if you are not in a job 6 months after graduating, we’ll guarantee you 6 months of free support post-graduation should you need it, followed by the offer of a paid internship and lifetime career coaching* (*eligibility conditions apply). 2. UoG Accommodation Promise – we guarantee all first-year students accommodation on, or near, the campus you’re studying at. 3. UoG Connections Promise – whilst at UoG, you’ll find the connections to reach your goals. With over 4,000 placements and more than 60 clubs and societies to join, you’ll make connections for life. Our ambition is boundless. Experienced lecturers promote a real-world ethos and treat our students as more than just a number. Alongside our strong support system, guest speakers, networking events and influential partnerships will help you prepare for life after graduation, whether that be in a successful career in your field or onto further study. Students never tire of finding inspiration here in the unique county of Gloucestershire – innovation and bravery thrive here. Cheltenham and Gloucester offer the best of city and country living, with the rolling hills of the Cotswolds paired with vibrant nightclubs and stunning parks in the bustling town and city centres. After the course Your story doesn’t end with us at graduation. We support our graduates to balance purpose with ambition, and 96% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*. *Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2023 and based on 2020/21 leavers. Experience an open day Book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at Our open days have been designed to inform you, inspire you, and help you make the right decision about your next step. It’s your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our friendly student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. To find out more information about this course, visit, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.

How to apply

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Oxstalls Campus - Gloucester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us. Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Grade 4/C in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent) are required. Degree applicants should have a 2:1 or 1:1 degree in a science subject. If you do not meet the minimum academic entry requirements, but have significant life and/or work experience, you will be considered on an individual basis. However, you still need to meet the GCSE English and Math’s requirements, and should have evidence of recent study in a science/health related subject area.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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It is desirable (but not essential) to hold a valid UK driving license. If you do not hold a driving license you will need to ensure you can travel to placement organizations using public transport or other means.

English language requirements

International students will need IELTS, with a score of 7.0 in all areas.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

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Physiotherapy at University of Gloucestershire - UCAS