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Veterinary Physiotherapy, B.Sc.

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Recognised by the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP), studies will combine academic study and occupational competence. Graduates will be eligible to apply for full membership of NAVP, which works for the promotion of professional standards, provides insurance, CPD opportunities and recognition within the industry. 

Students in the Veterinary Physiotherapy course at Warwickshire College study the equivalent of eighteen 20 credit modules over the three year duration of the full time course.

Career progression

  • A registered Veterinary Physiotherapist may set up their own business predominantly taking on canine and equine referral cases from veterinary surgeons, there are opportunities to work within the greyhound and equine sports industry or even digress into working with livestock or zoo animals.
  • A wealth of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities are available within this subject area to help maintain industry currency. This can include opportunities to engage in scholarly events delivered by the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP), as well as other recognised associations and governing bodies. Opportunities for postgraduate study in Veterinary Physiotherapy and other related disciplines may also be available for successful graduates.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice and Animal Law
  • Functional Anatomy for Physiotherapy
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Dynamics of Animal Movement
  • Animal Practice and Palpation
  • ASSET (academic study skills and employability)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Applicants will be expected to have at least 128 UCAS points which may be derived from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject or A Levels including 2 Science subjects from Biology, Chemistry or Physics. Applicants will also need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language, Science and Mathematics. 
  • Selected applicants will be required to submit a short video presentation and provide evidence of two weeks of recent work experience prior to undertaking a telephone interview. It is ESSENTIAL that students have an up-to-date tetanus vaccination.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11450 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8735 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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