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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**Choose to study physiotherapy and you could have an incredibly positive impact on people’s lives, helping them overcome physical setbacks and get back on their feet – often literally. It’s a career ideally suited to great listeners who are able to piece together the physical with the emotional to build a complete picture – and to anyone one who likes going beyond the theory and actually making things happen. Our innovative approach is both varied and interactive and is based on the very latest research. Consistently ranked as one of the best courses in the UK, we are ranked 7th for Physiotherapy in the Complete University Guide, 2020. Our course is fully approved by and prepares you for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).**Overview**Physiotherapy is a vital caring profession which has at its heart a deep desire to improve the quality of people’s lives and help them maintain physical independence as much as possible. It is a rewarding and varied field of practice which requires in depth knowledge of the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems.To excel as a Physiotherapist you will need to be dedicated, open-minded, and have good communication skills. Motivation and patience are also essential, as many cases require long-term treatment. You will need to be able to develop excellent communication skills and use these to work with a diverse range of people, including families and other professionals. You will have empathy and a professional yet personable manner.Our course focuses on body systems, and exploring how they impact on the body’s ability to move and function effectively. Core areas include neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and respiratory therapy in both acute and primary care settings. Our interdisciplinary ethos means that you’ll be studying with students from therapies that you’ll encounter in your working life. Inter-professional teamwork will be a central element of your career, and UEA remains one of the only UK universities to offer this approach.You’ll learn how to apply problem-solving and clinical reasoning to assess and evaluate a client’s health. You’ll master specific assessment and treatment techniques. You’ll gain understanding in how to manage both yourself and those around you. And you’ll develop and hone the interpersonal skills key to enabling the negotiation of action plans, and to engaging effectively with patients, carers, and the multidisciplinary healthcare team.As part of our recruitment process we’ll explore the values of the NHS Constitution at interview, with successful candidates being able to demonstrate how these are reflected in their own beliefs.**Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider’s website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,900per 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 : AAB

including Biology with a pass in the practical element, Human Biology or PE. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.

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University information

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 39 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    151 74%

    16th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.36 87%

    9th

    25

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