Show educations.com as: Mobile
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
London
English
September 2021
Physiotherapy BSc image

Program description

Physiotherapy BSc

This course received a 79.1% student satisfaction rating in the most recent NSS survey.

Physiotherapy BSc explores concepts, principles and theories of anatomy, physiology, movement, therapeutic exercise, electro-physical modalities and health promotion. You will leave equipped with the knowledge, understanding and assessment and treatment skills needed to work as an effective and autonomous physiotherapist.

Admission requirements

You must meet both the entry and personal statement criteria to be considered for this course. With the exception of GCSEs, all qualifications must have been completed within the previous five years, including the year of application.

International Baccalaureate

A minimum score of 16 points at Higher Level.

At Standard Level, a minimum score of 5 must be attained in Mathematics (or Maths Studies) and English, if at least a 6 (Grade B) has not previously been attained in GCSE/IGCSE/O Level Maths and English.

English language

  • 7.0 overall (including 7.0 in Writing and Speaking component and a minimum score of 6.5 in the Reading and Listening component)
  • You are able to take two attempts to achieve your IELTS qualification per year and your test results are valid for two years.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) with a Pass at Grade B or C (Borderline in all 4 components) (equivalent to C1)
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (Certificate of Proficiency in English) with a Level C1

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


Does this course require proof of English proficiency?

The TOEFL® test is accepted by 10,000+ universities and higher education institutes in over 150 countries. Book your test today!

Learn more Advertisement

Program content

Year 1

  • Essentials for Allied Health Professionals
  • Principles of Physiotherapy Assessment
  • Factors Influencing Professional Practice
  • Pathology, Health Promotion and Rehabilitation

Year 2

  • Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapy
  • Integrating Clinical Concepts
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Evaluation and Research
  • Complex Management
  • Practice Placements 1 & 2 - Becoming a Reflective Physiotherapist

Year 3

  • Personalised Professional Development
  • Research Project
  • Quality and Innovation in Health & Social Care
  • Critical Practice

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Teaching methods include classroom-based learning, simulated practical exercises, case-based learning, individual and group working, and clinical placements. You will also benefit from the support of a personal tutor, peer-group learning and a range of web-based learning materials and online discussion forums.

Clinical placements are undertaken in a variety of healthcare environments, including acute NHS hospital trusts, community-based services, mental health trusts, and private hospitals. The supervised, hands-on experience you get with patients on placement is the best and only way to consolidate your learning.

Tuition fees

UK students

  • Tuition fees per year: £9,250
  • Total fees: £27,750

International and EU students

  • Tuition fees per year: £16,500
  • Total fees: £49,500

Qualification

Successful completion of this course allows you to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and become a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Career opportunities

The approach combines physical (therapeutic exercise) with a psychosocial approach to facilitate a return to functional independence and a normal lifestyle. Working in multidisciplinary teams and practising within a variety of settings, you will be helping people of all ages in a wide variety of settings, such as:

  • intensive care
  • mental health
  • stroke units
  • rehabilitation centres
  • sports and leisure facilities.

Contact school

Want to know more about this program, Physiotherapy BSc? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.

About this institute

St George's, University of London

At St George’s, University of London, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. As the UK’s specialist health university, we offer a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medicine, health and science, from the exploration of global...


Read more about this school

Why study at St George's, University of London

At St George’s, University of London, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. As the UK’s specialist health university, we offer a wide array of medicine, science and allied health courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to provide you with the skills and experience you need to take your next step.

St George’s excellence has been recognised by The Complete University Guide as the top university for graduate prospects for four years in a row. We prepare our students with the skills and knowledge to develop into well-rounded individuals equipped for the lifelong careers.

Our close links with local healthcare trusts, in particular St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, with which we share a campus, put us in a unique position to give our students a real taste of what their future working lives hold. St George’s is tackling today’s challenges head-on, such as the work our researchers, staff and students are currently undertaking to combat Covid-19. By studying with us, you will join a community that is making a difference.

Contact info

St George's, University of London

Cranmer Terrace
SW17 0RE London
United Kingdom

 Show phone number
www.sgul.ac.uk

Contact school

Want to know more about Physiotherapy BSc? Fill out the following form and we'll pass your details on to a representative from the school, who will respond to your enquiry.

Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

You may also like...