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BSc (Honours) Physiotherapy

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Year of Entry 2022/23
BSc (Honours)

Physiotherapy

Course in clearing
Full-time Physiotherapy

Qualify as a chartered physiotherapist able to manage a range of health and social care problems. Currently applications for this course only open to home students.


Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2022. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 or apply online.

Clearing is not open to international students this year.

 

Employability

100% of our graduates are in work or further study fifteen months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes Survey).

Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: See fees section below
International/EU: £15,915 per year
How long will I study? 3 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
What are the entry requirements? 128 UCAS points through Clearing
What is the UCAS code? B160
When do I start? September 2022

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Course summary

  • Study neurology, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular respiratory physiotherapy from your first year.
  • Learn with, from and about other healthcare professionals.
  • Understand the principles and theory of exercise.
  • Go on a varied range of practice experiences in your first, second and third year and have the opportunity to be selected for an overseas visit.

On this course, you’ll learn to help and empower those affected by physical injury, illness and disability, and maximise their functional ability. You’ll gain valuable skills, qualifications and accreditation — ready to embark on a rewarding career.

We also offer a degree apprenticeship version of this course, where you study alongside 30+ hours of employment a week. 

Please note that the September 2022 intake is currently full for home students only.


Student View

Watch student Ben Rowles talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

This course is based around structured academic and placement experience. You’ll develop the skills you need to manage diverse health and social care problems — gaining a critical, proactive approach to learning. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to work autonomously as a physiotherapist and make a real difference to the lives of individuals and communities.

You learn through

  • tutor-facilitated sessions
  • lectures
  • specialist visiting lecturer sessions
  • group work
  • presentations
  • tutor-directed learning
  • self-directed learning
  • flipped classroom
  • independent learning
  • simulation, workshops and role play
  • technology-enhanced learning
  • practice-based learning

Course leaders and tutors

Lucy Stephens
Lucy Stephens
Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University

Applied learning

Theory will prepare you for practice learning experiences are designed to help you not only to apply theory to practice, but to develop critical and ethical approaches to your practice in order to become life-long, competent professionals. You are required to attend the practice learning experiences provided on the course to achieve the course practice learning outcomes.

You’ll undertake a range of practice learning experiences, helping you to build your skills, confidence, creativity, resilience, integrity and curiosity. This will take place in different practice learning environments, reflecting the range of ways in which services are currently delivered. This might include simulated learning and virtual placements alongside real world experience of services delivered face to face to service users. 

The university will ensure that the practice learning element of your course will be compliant with the requirements of the Professional and Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB) governing your chosen profession. This is so that by the end of your course, you will have been provided with the opportunity to demonstrate attainment of the requirements to register as a professional with your chosen profession.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in areas such as

  • the NHS
  • education
  • research
  • industry
  • professional sport
  • private practice
  • working overseas

Accreditation

This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Graduates are eligible to apply to register with the HCPC and apply to become members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. You must be registered with the HCPC in order to practise as a physiotherapist in the UK.

Where will I study?

You study at Collegiate Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

Collegiate campus

Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Collegiate Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2BP

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • state-of-the-art teaching facilities
  • virtual reality suites
  • high-tech simulation manikins
  • purpose-built, integrated teaching areas

Entry requirements

All students

128 UCAS points, including at least 40 points from either Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education or BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.

If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.5 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

128 UCAS points, including at least 40 points from either Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education or BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Cardiovascular Respiratory Physiotherapy Credits: 20
Module: Collaboration For Individual And Community Wellbeing Credits: 20
Module: Foundations Of Physiotherapy Practice Credits: 20
Module: Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Credits: 20
Module: Neurological Physiotherapy Credits: 20
Module: Personal And Professional Development Credits: 20
Module: Practice Experience Block 1 Credits: -

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Assessing And Addressing Complexity Credits: 40
Module: Developing Physiotherapy Practice Credits: 20
Module: Evidence And Enquiry For Practice Credits: 20
Module: Physiotherapy Practice 1 Credits: 20
Module: Physiotherapy Practice 2 Credits: 20
Module: Practice Experience Block 2 Credits: -
Module: Practice Experience Block 3 Credits: -

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Physiotherapy Complex Case Management Credits: 20
Module: Practice Experience Block 4 Credits: -
Module: Practice Experience Block 5 Credits: -
Module: Professional Leadership Credits: 20
Module: Qualifying Physiotherapy Practice Credits: 20
Module: The Advancing Professional Credits: 40
Module: Working With Complexity In Practice Credits: 20

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/2023 are £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 with an annual placement supplement of £1,500.

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Health and social care funding

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Physiotherapy courses (PDF, 741.1KB)

Legal information

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

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