• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Groningen, Netherlands
The Physiotherapy programme from Hanze University of Applied Sciences teaches students to assess and treat patients with temporary or long-term physical injuries, movement disorders or disabilities. The goal is to achieve the highest possible degree of recovery, activity, participation and quality of life. Graduates may work as an independent physiotherapist or as a member of a healthcare team.
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Overview

The Physiotherapy programme is a four-year programme (240 EC). Each year is divided into two semesters and each semester into two blocks. During these blocks, you will have approximately 18 contact hours per week; independent learning and practical training make up the remaining hours. The theoretical part is offered in small tutorial groups (12 students). An assessment takes place at the end of each block.

The study programme Physiotherapy from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen is a professional allied health programme. In order to guarantee that your knowledge meets the criteria set by the professional field, these criteria are translated into competences. Your education revolves around the development of these competences. Examples of these competences are:

  • working methodically and applying clinical-based thinking
  • providing interested parties with information on prevention
  • conducting research
  • adopting a professional attitude
  • communicating with others in your field, and with other health professionals.

Career

With a physiotherapy diploma, you have a broad future. In your own country as well as abroad you can work in a hospital, nursing home, rehabilitation centre or a medical day nursery. You could also set up your own practice. Internationally, the Dutch programme is highly regarded.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The Physiotherapy programme is a four-year programme. 
  • Each year is divided into two semesters and each semester into two blocks. 
  • During these blocks, you will have approximately 17 contact hours per week; independent learning and practical training fill the remaining hours. 
  • The theoretical part is offered in small tutorial groups (12 students). 
  • An assessment takes place at the end of each block.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Secondary school diploma equivalent to the Dutch HAVO diploma. Other examples are:

  • Baccalaureat (France)
  • Hochschulreife Abitur or Fachhochschulreife (Germany)
  • 4 GCSEs (A*- C grade) plus 2 AS levels (6 different subjects in total) (UK)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8900 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3143 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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