The purpose of the course is to produce physiotherapists who are self aware, skilled, critical, analytical, reflective and evaluative, independent learners who actually contribute to shaping the future health and wellbeing of the individual and society. Graduates from the course will be distinctive in their ability to synthesise evidence from current practice and research to develop an in-depth critical knowledge and understanding of the physiotherapy profession. Furthermore, they will be able to demonstrate a critical awareness of current issues within the provision of health and social care, and will be capable of demonstrating leadership in both personal and professional development.
You can exit after 285 credits with PgDip Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)
Second class degree in any subject and can demonstrate knowledge of scientific enquiry. This course is not suitable for those already holding a physiotherapy qualification. Some type of experience is essential such as shadowing, volunteering or visiting a clinic (NHS environment desirable).
School of Health Sciences