University of Hertfordshire Physiotherapy

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University of Hertfordshire Physiotherapy

University of Hertfordshire Physiotherapy

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

About the course

The BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy degree offers a dynamic approach to the study of physiotherapy and provides you with the problem solving abilities to become a competent professional physiotherapist. You will gain a solid knowledge base and placement experiences appropriate to cope with contemporary physiotherapy practice.

You will also have the opportunity to gain the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) level 2 and 3 qualifications by studying some additional short courses.

The course focuses on anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, physiotherapy practice and electrotherapy. You gain research skills and benefit from learning interprofessional throughout the three years.

First year – This year is all about developing your knowledge of physiotherapy and professional practice and learning to adopt a problem-solving approach through scenario-based learning.

You will carry out a two-week practice placement in Semester A and a four-week placement at the end of the first year in Semester B.

Second year – In your second year you develop and build on the knowledge gained in the first year, focusing particularly on the physiotherapy management of patients with long-term and complex conditions. During this year there are two, five-week practice placement modules.
Final year – Your final year incorporates both academic and practice-based modules. It is a great opportunity for you to reflect on and evaluate your abilities and to prepare for your role as a qualified practitioner when you graduate. You will carry out three, five-week practice placement modules in the final year.

Why choose this course?

  • The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy course offers a dynamic approach to the study of physiotherapy and provides you with the problem solving abilities to become a competent professional physiotherapist.
  • You will gain a solid knowledge base and placement experiences appropriate to cope with contemporary physiotherapy practice
  • Excellent career prospects in the NHS and private sector

Entry requirements…

2017 entry