Taught course

Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

University of Southampton · Health Sciences

Entry requirements

2:1 degree in a subject that provides an underpinning of the science within physiotherapy practice. The undergraduate degree must include development of a foundation in science relevant to physiotherapy throughout the entire programme. We will accept a 2:2 undergraduate degree if you also have a relevant master's degree at Merit level.

You must also provide a satisfactory Disclosures and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure, as well as a satisfactory occupational health assessment.

Months of entry


Course content

Enhance your practice at a global top 100* university.

This accelerated pre-registration programme will enable you to qualify as a Physiotherapist in just two years. You'll develop a range of skills from the full scope of physiotherapy practice, underpinned by the ability to think highly critically and to evaluate and apply evidence in practice.

You'll have exposure to world-leading researchers, complete a masters level research study (suitable for publication in an academic journal), and undertake a minimum of 1,000 hours of practice placements under the supervision of a qualified Physiotherapist.

On successful completion of the programme you'll be able to register with the physiotherapy profession and be in the best possible position to select and progress in the physiotherapy field of your choice.

*QS World University Rankings 2023.

Information for international students

This course is not available to EU students nor to International students.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students
This course is not available for international students.

Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
023 8059 4732