Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

Physiotherapy (pre-registration) (Taught)

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Course summary

Develop the expertise to help people manage pain and dysfunction. On successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to apply to become a qualified physiotherapist. As part of this course you’ll:

  • Learn to help people of all ages to manage pain and dysfunction
  • Study the core areas of neuromusculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological physiotherapy
  • Practise thinking independently and problem solving in a clinical capacity
  • Gain comprehensive hands-on experience through diverse clinical practice placements
  • Complete a minimum of 1,000 hours of supervised clinical placement experience that could include the NHS, sports clubs, schools and private clinics
Professional regulation This course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and approved by the Health & Care Professions Council and will provide you with the necessary expertise and skills to become a qualified physiotherapist. Immunisations Occupational Health clearance and compliance with standard NHS immunisations requirements is mandatory and essential for placement attendance. Please click “find out more” in the fees and funding section further down this page for full details of any extra costs relating to your course. Find out more Your academic community As a student on this course, you’ll join a research-led academic community in the subject area of therapeutic and rehabilitation sciences. Your learning Combining campus-based learning with independent study and clinical practice will enable you to enhance your professional relationships. Why study Physiotherapy at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Professionally accredited course
  • Fantastic placement opportunities
  • Specialist facilities


Year 1 core modules:

  • Foundations of Physiotherapy
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Taster Placement
  • Cardiovascular Respiratory Physiotherapy
  • Research Foundations
  • Clinical Rehabilitation
  • Developing Clinical Practice
Year 2 core modules:
  • Placement 1 Jan/Feb
  • Placement 2 May / June
  • Placement 3 Jun / Jul / Aug
  • Placement 4 Sept / Oct
  • Placement 5 Nov / Dec
  • Research Project
In addition, choose from a list of option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in a biological or behavioural science, sports science or a health related profession; or equivalent; 1st degree must include a research training component; completed undergraduate research study; appropriate work experience/shadowing; pass medical screening; an enhanced Disclosure and Disbarment check; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS level 7 with no component below 6.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please see www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk for fee information.
Physiotherapy (pre-registration) at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS