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Main entry requirements
At least one A-level must be in Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Maths. A second A-level should be one of the following: Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Applied Science, Chemistry, Classical Civilisations, Economics, English, Geography, History, Languages, Law, Maths (Further Maths or Statistics), Physical Education, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Sociology or Sport Studies. The third A-level can be in any subject.
At least one subject must be in Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Maths. A second subject should be one of the following: Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Applied Science, Chemistry, Classical Civilisations, Economics, English, Geography, History, Languages, Law, Maths (Further Maths or Statistics), Physical Education, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Sociology or Sport Studies. The third can be in any subject.
in Applied Science, Health and Social Care or Sport and Exercise Science, with two A-levels at grade AB. One A-Level should be in Biology or Human Biology and a second A-level in one of the following subjects: Applied Science, Chemistry, Classical Civilisations, Philosophy, Economics, English, Geography, History, Languages, Law, Maths (Further Maths or Statistics), Physical Education, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Sociology or Sport Studies.
in Applied Science, Health and Social Care or Sport and Exercise Science, with an additional A-level at grade B or above in Biology or Human Biology.
including 5 at Higher Level Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Maths and 6 at Higher Level in two of the following: Applied Science, Chemistry, Classical Civilisations, Economics, English, Geography, History, Languages, Law, Maths (Further Maths or Statistics), Physical Education, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Sociology or Sport Studies
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers26%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Brunel is ranked 2nd in London for Physiotherapy (The Complete University Guide 2018) and 5th in the UK (The Guardian University guide 2018). Our staff are clinical specialists who have excellent links with London’s top hospitals. Our lecturers contribute to the development of national guidelines for the diagnosis and management of stroke rehabilitation, back pain management, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiac rehabilitation. So, if you’re aiming for a career in Physiotherapy, our course will provide your route into this varied and practical health profession. At Brunel, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of your subject, receiving excellent, evidence-based teaching. You’ll undertake work placements to develop your clinical skills in real healthcare settings. When you graduate you’ll be eligible to apply for professional registration necessary for clinical practice. If you’re fascinated by how the human body works and want to use your scientific knowledge to improve the lives and wellbeing of others, this course is for you. Our Mary Seacole Building is purpose-built for physiotherapy programmes, with rooms that mirror the clinical environment. The facilities include a specialist gym and bespoke treatment rooms. We have great links with some of the most highly regarded London placement partners as well as many general hospitals. They include King’s College Hospital, Central Middlesex Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital, The Royal Free, University College Hospital, Royal Brompton Hospital, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital and many more. Our Physiotherapy course focuses on autonomy, research and clinical excellence and our teaching is informed by contemporary research. You’ll complete 1,000 hours of clinical experience, boosting your communication and team working skills as well as your professional abilities. After graduation, you’ll be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. As part of your course, you’ll complete 30 weeks of clinical practice. This lets you apply what you learn in the classroom in an authentic healthcare environment. Clinical practice takes place in six-week blocks which gives you time to find your feet and consolidate your learning. Our students are extremely well thought of by clinicians in South East England, who have rated 98% of Brunel students as excellent or very good on their final clinical practice placement before qualifying.
Typical modules in year 1 Continuing Professional Development 1, Anatomy Lower Quadrant, Rehabilitation ½, Pathophysiology, Musculoskeletal Lower Quadrant I, Mandatory Clinical Training, Respiratory. <p> Typical modules in year 2 Clinical Preparation 1, Placement ½, Ageing Studies, Paediatrics, Continuing Professional Development 2, Musculoskeletal II Upper Quadrant, Neurorehabilitation, Cardio-vascular Health, Research Methods. <p> Typical modules in year 3 Placement 3/4/5, Women’s Health, Oncology & Palliative Care, Emerging Practice, Mental Health, Continuing Professional Development 3, Critical Care, Professional Practice & Research Proposal. <p> Please visit our website for full course details.
Situated on the edge of London, Brunel University is a short journey from the vibrant capital, offering the perfect balance between cosmopolitan city living and a tight knit diverse community. The uni boasts well-known lecturers including Will Self, Benjamin Zephaniah and Fay Weldon. Brunel is home to world-class sports facilities, including one of the few 132m indoor sprint tracks in the country.
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