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Bachelor of Health Science (with Honours) - BHSc (Hon) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Anatomy, physiology & pathology
Student score
58% LOW
% employed or in further study
98% MED
Average graduate salary
£21.7k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

ABB from A2 subjects to include Grade B or above in Biology or PE (but excluding General Studies).

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

DDM from BTEC Extended Diploma in a related subject. The Health & Social Care Extended Diploma is accepted to cover the Biology requirement.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

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.

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 autonomous practitioners working as individuals or members of health care teams. They assess, plan, manage and evaluate the needs of patients/clients. Physiotherapy practitioners apply clinical reasoning skills and take a problem-solving approach to patient-centred care. Physiotherapy interventions include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and electrotherapy, which are used to maximise the function and potential of individuals. At York St John, you will be taught by a dynamic teaching team of health professionals with a diverse range of expertise and interests. Our students have a host of different past experiences which they are encouraged to reflect upon as part of their learning. You will complete a number of practice placements throughout the programme, allowing you to work with patients in real settings under the close supervision of qualified clinicians. We believe that student support is paramount. Each student has an academic tutor and there is also a year tutor to guide you through the programme. Within each year of the course, there are just 40 students, so our students find it easy to establish academic partnerships and foster friendships from the early weeks through to graduation and beyond.


Modules may include: Level 1 Foundations of Physiotherapy 1; Exercise, Rehabilitation & Health Promotion; Professional Development; Foundations of Physiotherapy 2; Physiotherapy Professional Practice Level 1. Level 2: Evidence Based Neurological Practice; Evidence Based Cardiovascular & Respiratory Practice; Evidence Based Musculoskeletal Practice; Physiotherapy Professional Practice Level 2. Level 3: Advancing Practice; Dissertation; Employability & Service Development; Physiotherapy Professional Practice Level 3. The clinical practice placements allow you to work with real patients under the close supervision of qualified clinicians in a range of contemporary therapeutic settings. The clinical practice placements allow you to work with real patients under the close supervision of qualified clinicians in a range of contemporary therapeutic settings.

York St John University

The Quad

As a student at York St John you will have the opportunity to live and study in our amazing city. Our campus is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster. York St John was originally founded in 1841 as a teacher training college these days, we have invested over 75 million to make sure we have cutting edge facilities for you to benefit from.

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 57%
Student score 58% LOW
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
9% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
63% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
395 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
67% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
0% 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 98% MED
Average graduate salary £21.7k MED
Graduates who are therapy professionals


Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals


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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