Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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Course Summary

This course boasts 96% student satisfaction rate (survey by Unistats), thanks to its focus on small class sizes, actively practising expert lecturers, state-of-the-art learning facilities and equipment, high-quality placement and volunteering opportunities, and its accreditation by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).You'll treat people of all ages, with a range of problems, and learn to maximise each patient’s potential through your knowledge of human movement and function. You’ll gain healthcare techniques to manage patients’ physical, psychological and social wellbeing, practical experience in industry, and you’ll present an innovation project at a student conference in your final year, all of which will help to boost your career prospects. As part of this degree, you'll also have the opportunity to undertake placements, in which you'll be supported by practice placement educator throughout your practice placements. 100% of our students working or in further study within six months of finishing their degree (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education, 2018).

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Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Extended Project
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma


128 - 136 tariff points from Scottish Highers, including 40 points in a required subject.

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About this University

Bournemouth University courses are industry-informed and relevant: the university offers invaluable work placement opportunities to every student, as well as overseas exchanges. Combined with a beautiful coastal location and commitment to ensuring its learning and social spaces are modern and attractive, BU has something to offer everyone.


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