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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Why Physiotherapy?

Our Physiotherapy degree is your path to a rewarding healthcare career, helping people affected by illness, injury or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. Health promotion and patient self-management are at the heart of our programme, which is underpinned by firm foundations in exercise and health science and covers the core subjects of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and pathology. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities including skills, biomechanics and physiology labs, treatment rooms, rehabilitation space, fitness, strength and conditioning suites, a mock hospital ward and a simulated environment for practising healthcare delivered in the home. You’ll also be able to build essential practical skills on placements, working alongside registered healthcare professionals. Our strong links with local NHS partners and position as an NHS ‘Hub’, delivering some rehabilitation programmes on campus, ensure you’ll gain diverse experience in a range of healthcare settings and be prepared for a physiotherapy career in a range of clinical areas. The course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), which enables graduates to apply for HCPC and CSP registration and practice as a physiotherapist on completion of this course.

Why University of Gloucestershire?

We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an rough our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

After the course

Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per 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

To include an A level grade B or above in Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education and excluding general studies.

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

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