University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

Our accelerated pre-registration programme will enable you to qualify as a physiotherapist in just two years. You will develop a range of skills from the full scope of physiotherapy practice underpinned by the ability to think highly critically and to evaluate and apply evidence in practice. You will have exposure to world-leading researchers, complete a masters level research study (suitable for publication in an academic journal), and undertake a minimum of 1,000 hours' practice placement under the supervision of a qualified physiotherapist. On successful completion of the programme you will be able to register with the physiotherapy profession and be in the best possible position to select and progress in the physiotherapy field of your choice.

Entry requirements

MSc: Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a human biology, behavioural science, sports science, or health-related profession, in which the foundation sciences (including human anatomy, physiology or psychology) were completed at Honours level, plus experience of undergraduate-level research and a project or dissertation; evidence of recent cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills would be an advantage; insight into the physiotherapy profession is required.

Course modules

Typical modules include: Managing Clinical Cases; Clinical Assessment and Treatment; Integrated Clinical Cases; Managing Complex Cases; Critical Inquiry (Research); Introduction to Professional Practice; Future Professional Practice; Practice Placements.

Assessment methods

Assessments will take the form of written exams, practical exams and oral presentations. Your clinical skills will also be assessed in practical and clinical situations throughout the programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,160 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,168 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,168 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,168 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,168 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,168 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,168 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
02380595000