What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
A Science or Health related subject is required.
A Science or Health related subject is required.
The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
A Science or Health related subject.
A Science or Health Related A Level or equivalent is required with a minimum of 40 UCAS Tariff points.
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 offers13%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
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
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Would you like to help people rebuild their lives after illness or injury? Are you compassionate and patient, with a talent to inspire others when the going gets tough? If so, studying physiotherapy at Northumbria University might be your first step towards a rewarding life-long career. With this Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) degree you will be prepared for the challenges of this profession by combining hands-on placements in some of the UK’s top teaching hospitals with classroom-based learning and simulated sessions in our state-of-the-art Clinical Skills Centre. At Northumbria you can build your confidence away from the hustle and bustle of a real hospital, all whilst developing the wide range of skills that this particular physiotherapy course aims to instill. This Physiotherapy degree is delivered by a team of practising physiotherapists and lecturers, a number of whom are engaged in research projects, meaning that you learn directly from people who actively work as physiotherapists. Physiotherapists are kind and caring professionals who help and treat people with the physical problems caused by illness, accident or ageing. This is a popular career which offers variety and security. On graduating with a physiotherapy degree, you can expect to work in a wide range of settings from hospitals to gyms, GP surgeries or with people in their own homes. In line with the principles and values which underpin the NHS constitution, the University expects all students undertaking programmes which lead to registration as a health professional to demonstrate the NHS values.
For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk
At Northumbria you will be in Newcastle, one of the best student cities in the UK. Think culture, shopping, music, sport, nightlife and cost, with a students' union that is one of the best in the country, voted Union of the Year in 2011. One in seven people living in the city is a student. Plus this is a university where over 90% of graduates go into employment or further study.
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What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
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Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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