36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


A physiotherapist makes a real difference to the way people function physically, socially and psychologically, using therapeutic intervention to optimise their abilities. This is achieved through health promotion, preventative healthcare and rehabilitation. The Physiotherapy (Hons) programme is offered at Teesside University.


You gain knowledge, experience and skills so that on completion, you can apply for membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). 

As with all healthcare professionals, the public place high levels of expectations and trust in their physiotherapist. To work in this sector it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the core values embedded within the NHS Constitution:

  • working together for patients
  • respect and dignity
  • commitment to quality of care
  • compassion
  • improving lives
  • everyone counts.

Career opportunities

Opportunities are available for employment within the NHS, private sector or charitable trusts – in hospitals, GP surgeries, schools, industry and in the community, with a degree in Physiotherapy (Hons) from Teesside University. You could also consider a career working in clinical research or teaching, in the UK or overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Evidence-based Practice for Health Professionals
  • Anatomy and Human Movement for Physiotherapists
  • Foundation Skills for Physiotherapy Practice
  • Human Physiology for Healthcare Professionals
  • Professionalism for Healthcare Professionals
  • Evidence-based Physiotherapy Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Practice
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Physiotherapy in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Practice
  • Physiotherapy Practice Placement 2a and 2b

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The main UCAS closing date is 29 January. You are encouraged to apply by then although late applications are accepted through UCAS until 30 June. 


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Level 3 academic study.
  • a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including English language, maths and science. Key Skills/Functional Skills Level 2 in Communication and Application of Number can be accepted in place of English and maths GCSE. Please note these are not required if you are doing an Access course – however, you must have English and maths.
  • 128-144 points from three A levels including 40 points from a science or social science subject, excluding general studies or critical thinking. If you are studying an Advanced Double Award (ADA) you need 88 points from a combination of ADA and one additional A level (40 points must be from a science or social science subject) excluding general studies or critical thinking.
  • These are only acceptable when combined with other qualifications but must be at least a grade B (16 points) and must be studied concurrently with other qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Middlesbrough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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