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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Physiotherapy BSc at Birmingham is a popular modular programme that offers both classroom and clinical-based experience.

Our programme covers theoretical disciplines including human anatomy and physiology; therapeutics; cardiorespiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal physiotherapy; psycho-social aspects of health care, as well as professional codes of conduct; cultural competence, ethics, research and study skills.

Practical skills for professional practice are taught and assessed throughout the course. You will take your first placement in Year 1 and undertake an additional five placements throughout the programme, completing a minimum of 1,000 hours.

Additionally, you will engage in learning opportunities involving other health professionals within the University and Hospital Trusts when on placement, which will enhance your multidisciplinary team-working skills.

Employability

Your Birmingham degree is evidence of your ability to succeed in a demanding academic environment. Employers target Birmingham students for their drive, diversity, communication and problem-solving skills, their team-working abilities and cultural awareness, and our graduate employment statistics have continued to climb at a rate well above national trends. If you make the most of the wide range of services you will be able to develop your career from the moment you arrive.

Careers Network

Careers Network, our unique careers guidance service is tailored to your academic subject area. Our team source exclusive work experience opportunities to help you stand out amongst the competition, with mentoring, global internships and placements available to you. Once you have a career in your sights, one-to-one support with CVs and job applications will help give you the edge. In addition, our employer-endorsed award-winning Personal Skills Award (PSA) recognises your extra-curricular activities, and provides an accredited employability programme designed to improve your career prospects.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : AAB

A level Biology/Human Biology or PE at grade A. Minimum of seven GCSEs to include: English Language at grade 6/B or higher, Mathematics (or one, but not both, of Methods in Mathematics and Applications of Mathematics) at grade 6/B or higher, Biology and Chemistry or dual award science at grade 6/B or higher. The remainder of the GCSEs should be at grade 5/C or higher.Specified subjects excluded for entry: We do not accept Applied Science, Citizenship Studies, Communication and Culture, Critical Studies, Critical Thinkin

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 39

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    164 82%

    5th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    26th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    3.85 77%

    34th

    25

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