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- 2:2 UK Honours degree in a subject related to science or health, such as biology, sport science, physiology, behavioural science or health science, ideally with human anatomy and physiology content
- Personal qualities and values in line with those expected by the NHS Values
- Completion of at least one week of work experience in a physiotherapy setting, preferably in either the NHS or other hospital setting.
Please provide a concise personal statement that provides evidence of the specific skills, qualities, values and attributes that you believe demonstrate your:
- Motivation to become a Physiotherapist
- Specific personal skills, qualities and attributes that you bring to the courses and the profession.
- Ability to work independently and in small groups within an accelerated professional programme at master’s level.
Assessment and interview
If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to complete an interview. The interview panel consists of LSBU staff, lecturers, service users and clinicians.
Those whom English is not their first language must achieve a minimum score of 7.0 overall or equivalent with not less than 7.0 in the listening and reading sections and not less than 7.0 in the writing and speaking sections for the International English Language Test Score (IELTS) at the time of application.
Months of entry
Become an effective and resourceful physiotherapist, comfortable working within a rapidly changing healthcare environment.
Physiotherapists play an increasingly central role in enabling others to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life by managing pain and preventing disease. They use a broad range of treatment approaches focused on restoring movement and function, often following illness or injury.
We hold strong links with physiotherapists working in health and social care, as well as the private sector and in social enterprise settings across the Greater London area. We utilise the expertise of clinicians to contribute to the course design, teaching sessions and provision of practice placements.
Our programme provides an accelerated 2-year route for graduates with a first degree in a related field.
Information for international students
International (non Home/EU) applicants should follow our international how to apply guide.
Fees and funding
Since August 2018 new postgraduate pre-registration nursing, midwifery and allied health professional students have been able to access loans from the Student Loans Company. Accessing loans provides at least 25% more up-front living cost support whilst you study. You will also have access to the Learning Support Fund, which is administered by the NHS Business Services Authority, for support while attending clinical placements.
Background to these changes can be found on Gov.uk.
NHS Bursary will produce guidelines and information once the information has received parliamentary approval.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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