Glyndwr University

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Why choose this course?

Are you hard working team player who is both resilient and caring? We look for students who are passionate about improving the lives of others and who are dedicated to the full-time work and study that it takes to become compassionate, effective and knowledgeable physiotherapist of the future.

This course equips you with the knowledge and skills required by physiotherapists to:

  • Work with people to identify and maximise their ability to move and function
  • Work with people to promote, maintain and restore physical, social and psychological wellbeing
  • Assess and manage people who have a variety of clinical problems.

Key course features

  • A small intake of students every year
  • We have some commissioned places for the programme, therefore, your tuition fees can be paid and you can be eligible for a one-off annual payment, financial support to cover placement costs and you can apply for a means-tested bursary (Conditions apply)
  • Health and Care Professions Council approved
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy accredited

Entry Requirements

Applications are considered individually and on merit, however, you must have:

  • Recent (last 5 years) A Level or equivalent study.
  • 120 UCAS tariff points (if you are a school leaver. Other qualifications that do not carry UCAS points can be taken into account for mature applicants).
  • Experience of a health/social care/third sector settings whether in a voluntary or paid role.
  • Attendance at Wrexham Glyndwr University Open Day or Glyndwr Physiotherapy taster session.

IELTS:

6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

Graduates will be eligible to apply for initial registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and for full membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

Eligibility to practice as a Physiotherapist

On successful completion of the Physiotherapy degree programme, you will be eligible to apply for admission to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) register. It is a legal requirement that anyone who wishes to practice using a title protected by the Health and Social Work Professions Order 2001 is on the HCPC Register, for more information, please see the HCPC website

Course Details

YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4)

This year provides a grounding in the basic assessment of a patient across core areas in which physiotherapists work. It includes an introduction to professionalism, communication, clinical practice in the form of a placement and research.

MODULES

  • Building Physiotherapy Practice One 
  • Research One Foundations in Research 
  • Building Physiotherapy Practice Two and Placement 1 
  • Foundations of Professional Practice: 

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5)

This year builds upon knowledge and understanding in Level 4 to move towards management in core areas of physiotherapy including complex conditions and the development of evidence in practice.

MODULES

  • Evidence in Practice
  • Complex Conditions
  • Developing Cardiorespiratory Practice
  • Developing Musculoskeletal Practice
  • Developing Neurological Practice
  • Placement 2

From Sept 2023:

  • Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Research two
  • Professional Placement 2
  • Professional Placement 3

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6)

This year culminates in a dissertation research project alongside applying knowledge in two large clinical placements and a transition to practice module.

MODULES

  • Research for Practice
  • Placement 3
  • Placement 4
  • Transition to Practice

From Sept 2024:

  • Research 3 - Dissertation
  • Leadership and innovation in practice
  • Professional Placement 5
  • Professional Placement 4
*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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