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Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)

Teesside University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    B160

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    100th

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  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Summary**: As a physiotherapist, you make a real difference to the way people function physically, socially and psychologically, using therapeutic intervention to optimise their abilities. This is achieved through health promotion, preventative healthcare and rehabilitation.**Course details**: As with all healthcare professionals, the public place high levels of expectations and trust in their physiotherapist. To work in this sector it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the core values embedded within the NHS Constitution: working together for patients, respect and dignity, commitment to quality of care, compassion, improving lives and everyone counts.You learn to apply your knowledge and understanding of contemporary physiotherapy practice, and you gain the skills to be a safe, autonomous and professional practitioner. Core skills underpinning physiotherapy include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, movement analysis and electrotherapy. Throughout the course, as part of the placement experience, you will be required to participate in a shift pattern rota or work weekends.**After the course**: Opportunities are available for employment within the NHS, private sector or charitable trusts – in hospitals, GP surgeries, schools, industry and in the community. You could also consider a career working in clinical research or teaching, in the UK or overseas.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Details

A minimum of 128 UCAS tariff points from 3 A levels (minimum grade B) with 40 points from a science subject and excluding general studies or critical thinking.

University information

University Ranking

100th

About this University

Teesside University is a friendly, modern university based on a vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England. The university has recently invested more than £270m in its campus and facilities and offers a range of courses and study options. It is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further enhance the students' experience.

Address

Teesside University

Borough Road

Middlesbrough

TS1 3BX

UNITED KINGDOM