University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

This course offers an accelerated route to the necessary qualifications for a licence to practise physiotherapy in the UK; it uses a guided discovery model of learning, reinforced by clinical placements; the aims of the course have been closely matched to the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework; the course consists of core modules, a clinical placement (students must complete more than 1000 hours), and a research paper.

Entry requirements

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

Core: Introduction to Professional Practice 2, Foundations and Principles of Physiotherapy Practice, Clinical Management and Evaluation 1, Practice Placement 1 & 2.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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