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Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Anatomy, physiology & pathology
Student score
98% HIGH
% employed or in further study
100% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£21k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

to include grade B or above in Biology or Physical Education

Scottish Highers
Not Available

As UCAS tariff, to include Biology

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Applicants will need to successfully complete Anatomy/Physiology Units and these units must be included within the BTEC Extended Diploma

International Baccalaureate

24 points overall and three Higher Level subjects at 7,6,5 to include Biology at HL6. Applicants must also meet English Language requirements at HL3 or SL4.

UCAS tariff points

136 UCAS Tarif points from 3 A levels (or equivalent) to include a grade B in Biology, plus 7 GCSE's at grade C or above to include; English Language, Mathematics and Biology/Combined Science/Physical Education. Level 2 equivalences are accepted

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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

Course description

Physiotherapists are experts in human movement. The prime purpose of physiotherapy is to restore and maintain function, activity and independence, and to prevent injury or illness through information and advice on healthy lifestyles. Physiotherapists and assistants work across all healthcare settings and cover a wide-range of specialisms, often as part of multidisciplinary teams, developing an appreciation of the psychological, cultural and social factors that influence a patient’s health and wellbeing. Health promotion is an important part of physiotherapy and physiotherapists have an important role to play in improving public health targets. Become an Honours-level graduate physiotherapist who can respond to the changing demands of healthcare provision.


Year 1 Health and Wellbeing in Context (C) Health, Wellbeing and Exercise (C) Neuromusculoskeletal Practice – Lower Limb (C) Neuromusculoskeletal Practice – Upper Limb (C) Principles of Collaborative Professional Practice (C) Year 2 Evidencing Professional Practice (C) Neuromusculoskeletal Practice – Spinal (Core) Personal Professional Development (C) Principles of Cardiovascular Respiratory Practice (C) Principles of Neurological Practice (C) Professional Practice 1 (C) Professional Practice 2 (C) Year 3 Continuing Personal and Professional Development (C) Evidence Based Guideline Development (C) Professional Practice 3 (C) Professional Practice 4 (C) Professional Practice 5 (C) Research for Advancing Professional Practice (C)

University of Bradford

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The University of Bradford is a fantastic place to study, socialise and get involved with, whether it's through the wide range of courses or the many sports, societies, media and entertainments at the Students' Union. Our new £8million Student Central building holds a 1,300-capacity club, radio station, four bars, bookable rooms for students and a huge outdoor grass area.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 100%
Student score 98% HIGH
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

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
16% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
64% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
36% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
433 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
88% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
3% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 100% HIGH
Average graduate salary £21k MED
Graduates who are therapy professionals


Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The stats here cover not just anatomy, physiology and pathology courses, but also neuroscience and physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is much the most popular of the four. So, a lot of the data you’re looking at is really for physiotherapists, who have excellent employment rates - although all the subjects under this group do better than average. Anatomy and physiology graduates often take further study — usually moving on to a medical degree - and neurosciences graduates opt for a more academic route in study. Pathology graduates tend to go into work. Physiotherapy graduates mainly go straight into work, and a large majority got into physiotherapy roles within six months of graduation in 2016, usually either in hospitals or private practice. There are shortages of graduates in all of these disciplines although issues with funding roles, particularly in physiotherapy, still mean that these degrees are not a guaranteed path to a job - but the chances of getting a job are very good.
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