University of Brighton Physiotherapy
As a physiotherapist you will work closely with people of all ages who are affected by illness, injury or disability, and a variety of other conditions affecting health and wellbeing. You will devise and provide individualised treatment programmes with compassion, patience and strong interpersonal skills. Physiotherapists help improve a person’s quality of life through advice, exercise and education.
Physiotherapy is a science-based profession and takes a ‘whole person’ approach to health and wellbeing, which includes the indivudial’s general lifestyle. At the core is the person’s involvement in their own care, through education, awareness, empowerment and participation in their treatment.
Physiotherapists enjoy an exceptional range of career opportunities in the health and private sector, with considerable opportunities to specialise in a chosen area of interest. They may also choose other career paths such as research or teaching. Taught in Eastbourne, the focus on interdisciplinary learning across all our health courses enriches your experience while also preparing you for the reality of professional practice.
This course is professionally accredited. Physiotherapy at Brighton enjoys an excellent reputation for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research.
You will spend a total of 30 weeks on placement gaining practical knowledge and skills using fully equipped professional standard equipment.
The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course if you wish to begin studying with us in 2017. They should be used as a general guide.
We operate a flexible admissions policy – this means that you could receive a lower conditional offer than the typical offer, informed by our assessment of your complementary non-academic achievements and experiences. For courses that require interview or portfolio review, this may also be considered in the level of any conditional offer that follows if your application is successful.
Applicants should normally possess a strong GCSE profile in a minimum of five subjects at grade C or above including English language, maths and a science.