Physiotherapy plays a key role in enabling people to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life and is a very rewarding career. This demanding, full-time programme teaches you how to diagnose and holistically treat a wide variety of clinical problems and is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). Successful completion of this course will ensure you are eligible to apply for initial registration as a Physiotherapist with the HCPC and for full membership of the CSP. Combining university based and practical based modules you’ll complete approximately 1,000 hours of assessed clinical practice. The Physiotherapy programme is committed to the values and principles of the NHS Constitution and these are integral to our course delivery. The approaches to delivery and the content of our programme aim to foster a culture which embraces the NHS Values of: Working together for patients; Respect and dignity; Commitment to quality of care; Compassion; Improving lives and, everyone counts.
Full-time: Three years
Preston (Campus code: U)
Option 1 – Mentoring in the Workplace
Option 2 – International perspectives of Healthcare
More information about programme specifications and module information is available in the course handbook.
Full-time: £9,250* per year (UK/EU)
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ABB including one science subject - Biology, Human Biology, PE, or Sociology.
BTEC Extended Diploma:Distinction, Distinction, Merit in related subject.
IELTS: 7.0 with no component of lower than 6.5
GCSE: 5 GCSEs at B/5 including Maths, English and Science
Pass Access Course: 128 UCAS points including 30 Level 3 Credits at distinction in the following subject areas: Allied Health Professions, Biology and Health Sciences, Health and Physiotherapy, Health Care Professions, Nursing and Allied Health, Health Professions.
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This course will involve you working with vulnerable groups of individuals, including children. In order to ensure that the University offers places on their programmes to suitable candidates you will all be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance (formerly termed CRB). We will be able to guide you through this process once you have been offered a conditional place of study at the University of Central Lancashire.
It is important to note that should your Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prove to be unsatisfactory for the purpose of the course you have applied to, your offer of a place for that course may be withdrawn. If you have already enrolled on a course and your DBS check subsequently discloses a criminal conviction, you may be required to withdraw from the course even if you have already started. If you are aware that your DBS check will disclose a previous conviction, please contact the course leader for advice as not all convictions may preclude you from continuing with the course.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, 2016
Growing up in a medical family, always having an interest in the human body, and being surrounded by sport, meant UCLan’s BSc Physiotherapy course was a perfect opportunity for Lauren Pilkington-Steele to work towards an enjoyable career.
“Going to University is an experience that you can’t replicate. You get so much out of the experience, not just a degree,” says Lauren. “From UCLan, I have met some of my best friends who will be lifelong friends."
This course is based in the School of Sport and Health Sciences
For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
| 2020 Entry
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information.
*Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated.
For 2019/20 fees please refer to our fees page.
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For changes to 2017 UCAS tariff entry requirements please see our Essential and Important Course Information. UCLan requires all undergraduate applicants to have a minimum attainment of five GCSEs at grade C and above, or equivalent, (including Maths and English). In 2017 and beyond we will view the new Grade 4 as being equivalent to a C grade and will therefore require students to achieve GCSE Grade 4 or above. However, if the subject is relevant to our degree programme and requires a higher GCSE grade (e.g. GCSE B grade), and/or includes a Professional body that governs the entry requirements, Grade 5 or above may be required.