Northumbria University, Newcastle

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Northumbria University Newcastle

Physiotherapy

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Course summary

Please note this course is now closed to September 2022 entry. Would you like to help people rebuild their lives after illness or injury? Are you compassionate and patient, with a talent to inspire others when the going gets tough? If so, studying physiotherapy at Northumbria University might be your first step towards a rewarding life-long career. With this Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) degree you will be prepared for the challenges of this profession by combining hands-on placements in some of the UK’s top teaching hospitals with classroom-based learning and simulated sessions in our state-of-the-art Clinical Skills Centre. At Northumbria you can build your confidence away from the hustle and bustle of a real hospital, all whilst developing the wide range of skills that this particular physiotherapy course aims to instill. This Physiotherapy degree is delivered by a team of practising physiotherapists and lecturers, a number of whom are engaged in research projects, meaning that you learn directly from people who actively work as physiotherapists. Physiotherapists are kind and caring professionals who help and treat people with the physical problems caused by illness, accident or ageing. This is a popular career which offers variety and security. On graduating with a physiotherapy degree, you can expect to work in a wide range of settings from hospitals to gyms, GP surgeries or with people in their own homes. In line with the principles and values which underpin the NHS constitution, the University expects all students undertaking programmes which lead to registration as a health professional to demonstrate the NHS values.

Course details

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Professional bodies

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

  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
B165
Institution code:
N77
Campus name:
Coach Lane Campus
Campus code:
2

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview

Other

You must meet the Health and Care Professions Council's suitability for registration requirements.


Unistats information

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72%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Undergraduate fees are set by Government and are subject to annual review. Once these have been approved we will update fees/funding information for UK and EU students.
Physiotherapy at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS