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UCAS CODE: B160

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    St George's, University Of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Physiotherapists help people rehabilitate and regain movement after an illness or injury, treating patients across the full spectrum of neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and respiratory conditions – from strokes, multiple sclerosis, chronic heart disease, asthma and cystic fibrosis to back pain, arthritis, whiplash and sports injuries and more.Accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health and Care Professions Council, this Physiotherapy BSc is awarded by St George’s, University of London and run by the Centre for Allied Health (Education) in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, which is a partnership between St George’s, University of London and Kingston University London. It explores concepts, principles and theories of anatomy, physiology, movement, therapeutic exercise, manual techniques and health promotion. You will graduate equipped with the knowledge, understanding and assessment and treatment skills needed to work as an effective and autonomous physiotherapist.Learning is hands-on, developing your communication skills and preparing you for practice initially in simulated environments, including our dedicated physio lab which is stocked with hospital beds, simulated stairs and other equipment used in physiotherapy practice. You’ll deepen your knowledge of the human body and how it works, through practical sessions in our anatomy and dissection rooms.In Years 2 and 3 you will then spend 30 weeks on placement in and around London working with a range of different people presenting with a variety of problems, in order to broaden your experience. As well as acute hospitals and major trauma centres, such as St George’s Hospital, students may also be placed within sports clubs, schools, charitable organisations, community health providers and general hospitals. Upon graduation you will be equipped to work in multidisciplinary teams to help people of all ages and in a variety of settings, such as intensive care, mental health, stroke units, rehabilitation centres, and sports and leisure facilities. **Course highlights**- 30 weeks spent on practice placements.- Cutting-edge facilities include our state-of-the-art simulation centre, dedicated physio labs, pathology museum, anatomy and dissection rooms, which enable you to learn clinical skills and practise techniques in a safe environment. - Upon graduation, you will eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Chartered Institute of Physiotherapy (CSP).**About St George’s, University of London**Established in 1752, St George’s is the UK’s specialist health university and is dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research. We share our site with a major London teaching hospital, which is both on the clinical frontline for a diverse local community and a centre of excellence for specialist conditions. At St George's, you’ll study in a clinical setting with like-minded individuals working across a variety of healthcare professions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

Science or social science subjects may be helpful but are not essential. General Studies is not accepted.Must also meet GCSE requirements as outlined on website.

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University information

St George's, University of London

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Wandsworth, SW17 0RE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 39 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    165 83%

    4th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    3.91 78%

    33rd

    32

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