BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

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About the Degree

As a very dynamic degree and career, physiotherapists play an important role in promoting health, independence and quality of life for people of all ages. You can use your degree to help people of all kinds, learning how to apply a range of drug-free techniques to treat and prevent injuries.

Physiotherapy focuses on working with people to identify and maximise their ability to move and function, a vital part of what it means to be healthy. Physiotherapists improve their patients’ lives by making it easier and more comfortable, making it a very personal but satisfying career. 

With a Physiotherapy degree, you will have a wide range of industries to work in, such as with professional sports teams in sports such as football, squash and tennis. Some students can choose to use their physiotherapy degree to focus on rehabilitation, post-partum care or work with young children.

Physiotherapy is a stable career and is always in high demand all around the world, you can work within certain industries or work independently in your own clinic.

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What will I study?

The modules you will study include Foundations for Physiotherapy Practice, Cardiorespiratory, Neuromusculoskeletal, Respect and Dignity, Neurosciences, Research Methods, Compassion, Complex Patient Care, Enhancing Health & Social Care, Physiotherapy Practice in Health and Social Care, Working Together for Patients, Advancing Practice, Improving Lives, and Commitment to Quality Care.

Foundation Year

Module credits Compulsory/optional
Chemistry 1 15 credits Compulsory
Biology 1 15 credits Compulsory
English Intensive 30 credits Compulsory
Advanced Chemistry 15 credits Compulsory
Biology 2 15 credits Compulsory
English Standard 30 credits Compulsory

Level 4

Module credits Compulsory/optional
Foundations for Physiotherapy Practice 30 credits Compulsory
An Introduction to Inter-professional Education 15 credits Compulsory
Cardio-respiratory 1 15 credits Compulsory
Neuromusculoskeletal 1 30 credits Compulsory
Practice Education 1 – Respect and Dignity 15 credits Compulsory
Neurosciences 1 15 credits Compulsory

Level 5

Module credits Compulsory/optional
Research Methods 15 credits Compulsory
Cardiorespiratory 2 15 credits Compulsory
Neurosciences 2 15 credits Compulsory
Practice Education 2: Compassion 15 credits Compulsory
Complex Patient Care 15 credits Compulsory
Practice Education 3 – Everyone Counts 15 credits Compulsory

Level 6

Module credits Compulsory/optional
Enhancing Health & Social Care through Inter-professional Education 15 credits Compulsory
Physiotherapy Practice in Health and Social Care 15 credits Compulsory
Practice Education 4: Working Together for Patients 15 credits Compulsory
Advancing Practice 15 credits Compulsory
Practice Education 5: Improving Lives 15 credits Compulsory
Practice Education 6: Commitment to Quality Care 15 credits Compulsory
Applied Research 30 credits Compulsory

Year 5 (Work Placement Year)

During this year students will receive supervised work experience in a reputable medical environment through corporate partnership with the University of Hertfordshire hosted by Global Academic Foundation, and also will be trained inside the campus.

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Why choose this programme?

  • Gain solid knowledge and placement experiences appropriate to manage a contemporary Physiotherapy practice
  • Opportunity to study abroad for one year, developing confidence, experience and practical language skills

What can I work as?

Upon graduation, this programme will lead to career opportunities as a Physiotherapist.

Physiotherapists are in high demand in fields such as sports, research, healthcare, physiotherapy services management and at private businesses such as spas and young tech companies.