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Physiotherapy, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Aberdeen, United Kingdom
The Physiotherapist course offered at the Robert Gordon University you’ll work to promote patient’s health and wellbeing, and restore their movement and function to as near normal as possible, in a wide variety of health settings; from intensive care units to Premier League sports clubs. You’ll have the opportunity to make a positive difference to patient’s lives in this rewarding career.
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Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the MPhys Physiotherapy will enable you to effectively assess and treat a wide variety of patients, with an ability to analyse and evaluate your practice, in order to meet the demands of the rapidly changing health sector; with competencies beyond those expected of a graduate. The vital clinical placement aspect of the course will provide you with the practical and real-world experiences which will help to enhance your employability after graduation and give you an insight into how you will change tomorrow for your patients.

Job Prospects

Key policies have initiated a shift in focus supporting the production of more sustainable services with an emphasis on quality of care. Historically, Physiotherapists were predominantly based within acute hospital settings.  However, Physiotherapists today work across a broad range of settings within the acute and community sector treating a variety of conditions. This course owing to its practical approach to teaching, which encourages critical thinking from the outset, prepares students well for working with diverse populations across a variety of settings.  The course fosters a culture of innovation, creativity and problem solving within it graduates so that they are prepared to work in the rapidly evolving healthcare sector.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Physiology And Introduction To Pathology
  • Anatomy and Assessment
  • Personal And Professional Development
  • Physiotherapy : Clinical Education
  • Management Of Pathology And Health
  • Personal And Professional Development
  • Behavioural Change And Exercise

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:

    7

    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

  • SQA Higher: BBBB required from 5th year to be invited to a selection visit. Overall from 5th and 6th year a minimum of grades AABBB to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two from Biology/Human Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics
  • GCE A Level: ABB to include two from Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics. English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) is required at AS Level grade B or above.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H2H2H2 to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two from Biology , Chemistry, Maths and Physics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Rest of UK Students

  • £6,750 per academic year

Living costs for Aberdeen

  • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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