Physiotherapy study in the UK

Physiotherapy in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Physiotherapy.

UK Physiotherapy Courses

Introduction to Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy degrees teach students how to help and treat the young and old who are suffering from illness, accidents or ageing. Through the use of manual therapy and therapeutic exercise, qualified physiotherapists will help with spine and joint problems, specifically after operations, rehabilitation following sports injuries, strokes and accidents.

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Physiotherapy modules study of the basic principle of healing, repair and movement analysis in year one, to patient assessment and management in year two. Your final year of study will involve providing an in-depth study on a subject within physiotherapy, plus a greater responsibility in clinical reasoning and decision making.

Careers in Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy graduates will find roles at private practices or companies, the NHS or with sports team and at sports centres. Specific roles will see you tend to the elderly, while undertaking orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics and sports medicine.

Physiotherapy Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 32 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB with either biological science or physical education.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
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Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Physiotherapy in the UK?

To learn more about the best Physiotherapy courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Anatomy and Physiology universities in the Guardian University Guide 2018 below:

  1. University of Liverpool
  2. University of Edinburgh
  3. University of Aberdeen
  4. University of Bristol
  5. King’s College London
  6. University of Leeds
  7. University of Leicester
  8. University of Glasgow
  9. Glasgow Caledonian University
  10. Keele University
  11. University of Manchester

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