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including Biology, Human Biology, Psychology or PE. Chemistry, Physics and General Studies are not accepted.
including Biology, Human Biology, Psychology, or PE. Chemistry, Physics and General Studies not accepted.
Acceptable subjects are Sports Science, Sport and Exercise Science, Health and Social Care, Applied Science
including Biology, Human Biology, Psychology, or PE at HL6
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers11%
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
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Physiotherapy plays a key role in enabling people to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life and is a very rewarding career. This demanding, full-time programme teaches you how to diagnose and holistically treat a wide variety of clinical problems and is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). Successful completion of this course will ensure you are eligible to apply for initial registration as a Physiotherapist with the HCPC and for full membership of the CSP. Combining university based and practical based modules you’ll complete approximately 1,000 hours of assessed clinical practice. The Physiotherapy programme is committed to the values and principles of the NHS Constitution and these are integral to our course delivery. The approaches to delivery and the content of our programme aim to foster a culture which embraces the NHS Values of: Working together for patients; Respect and dignity; Commitment to quality of care; Compassion; Improving lives and, everyone counts. The majority of our graduates take up employment within the NHS, some work in private practice and others continue their study at postgraduate level. You’ll have the opportunity to apply for the chance to develop your clinical skills in practice in a variety of locations including Blackburn Rovers Academy. We’ve also had students on placement in Florida, whilst many spend a week at UCLan’s Cyprus campus.
Year 1: Anatomy, Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice 1, Culture and Context of Physiotherapy Practice (includes 7 days of placement), Exercise in Rehabilitation, Physiology and Pathology, Physiotherapeutic Skills Year 2: Promoting Public Health, Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Practice, Physiology, Pathology and Physiotherapy Management (Cardiovascular-Respiratory), Neurological and Neuromedical Physiotherapy Practice, Physiotherapy in Practice 1 (includes 12 weeks of placement), Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice 2 Year 3: Semester 1, Physiotherapy in Practice 2 (includes 5 weeks of placement), Physical Activity and Public Health, Physiotherapy in Practice 3 (includes 5 weeks of placement), Skills for Leadership and Business, Physiotherapy in Practice 4 (includes 5 weeks of placement). Research Project: Option 1 – Mentoring in the Workplace, Option 2 – International perspectives of Healthcare
UCLan is a 'modern' university, created in 1992, but its roots go back to 1828 with the founding of the 'Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge'. There are 102 different nationalities represented among UCLan's international and domestic student body. At UCLan, we want to give students the advantage they need through teaching and support to achieve their ambitions.
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