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University of Gloucestershire Physiotherapy School Undergraduate Entry


Physiotherapy is a science-based healthcare profession where practitioners use their skills to improve and manage a wide range of medical conditions.

In this course, you will study the core subjects of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and pathology in order to apply these to clinical situations.  Students will benefit from using state-of-the-art facilities including treatment rooms, rehabilitation space, a hospital ward, a skills laboratory, a biomechanics laboratory, three physiology laboratories, a strength and conditioning suite, a fitness suite and a simulated ‘home’ environment. Your study will include clinical placements in a variety of NHS and private settings to give you a diverse experience to prepare for your future career as a Physiotherapist.

What You'll Study

What you’ll study

You’ll study a variety of modules from ‘Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics’ to ‘Leadership and Innovation in Practice’. Methods of teaching and learning will include:

  • Lectures & seminars
  • Group work & discussions
  • Tutorials
  • Skills practice in a clinical skills laboratory
  • Clinical placements at levels 4, 5 and 6
  • Reflective logs
  • Case-based discussions
  • Assessment of competencies
  • Self-directed study

The academic year will be split into blocks of taught delivery and blocks of placement activity. Teaching and placement activity will run Monday to Friday throughout the academic year and may require students to undertake placements in other counties within the UK.

Clinical Placement

Clinical Placement

This 3-year program includes a total 1000+ hours of clinical placement starting in your first year.   The University of Gloucestershire has excellent links with local NHS partners ensuring students have access to a variety of high quality placements throughout their course. In addition, the University of Gloucestershire acts as an NHS ‘hub’ with some rehabilitation programmes being delivered at the University campus, providing regular placement experience for students.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Students will need a high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 80%.  Note that GPA can run higher due to the competitive nature of the program.

Prerequisites:  English Language or Literature, Maths, Biology or Human Biology

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

University of Gloucestershire’s Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) program is accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).  Graduates are eligible for physiotherapy registration in all counties of the UK through the HCPC. Graduates applying to licensing in Cdeadanada will be required to provide details of their program of studies to the relevant bodies and sit a licensing examination.

Students wishing to license as a physiotherapist in Canada should contact the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators for procedures and accreditation procedures. The CAPR is the national federation of provincial/territorial regulators in Canada.

KOM Consultants understands the process and requirements needed to enter the Physiotherapy profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information. All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.


Award Title:

Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)

Length of Program:3 years full time
Application Deadline:end of June
Annual Tuition:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees
Faculty:Health and Social Care