Taught course

Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

University of Brighton · School of Health Sciences

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Entry requirements

Individual offers may vary. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 7.0 overall, with no element below 6.5; or equivalent qualification Other: The course commences in February 2014, the closing date for applications is 1st September 2013. We do not make any decisions before the closing date. Please ensure that you submit your final transcript, evidence of physiotherapy work experience and 2 references. Degree and/or experience: Undergraduate degree of 2:1 or above (or equivalent for international students) in biological sciences, behavioural sciences or other health professional education. At least one week of work experience in a physiotherapy setting, preferably in the NHS or other hospital setting is expected before application, please submit evidence of this with your application. Successful applicants will be invited to attend a selection event comprising a group task and an individual interview.

Months of entry


Course content

This accelerated course enables graduates from biological sciences, behavioural sciences and other health professions to convert their first degree to a masters degree. The course consists of three, 15-week trimesters per year for two years. Students on this course benefit from sharing some facilities, expertise and learning events with students on other health related courses.

On completion of the course, graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a physiotherapist and for membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international students who meet the entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Email fees@brighton.ac.uk for information about course fees. Students employed in the NHS may be able to access funds through their Trust Education Lead.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiry Team
01273 644644