• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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This BSc in Physiotherapy (Hons) programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)   consists of a combination of university-based and physiotherapy practice-based modules. Considerable time is spent in class learning practical skills, while practical learning offers the chance to further develop these skills. 

On university-based modules, you will cover a range of areas of contemporary physiotherapy practice as well as the clinical and behavioural sciences that underpin practice. Development of your competence and transferable skills is emphasised. You will study the research process, learning how to apply current evidence to your practice and develop skills in reflection and critical appraisal.

Fantastic Industry Links

We have excellent links with Physiotherapists working within the NHS and private practices across the North West. There are also links with Charitable organisations and international institutions and hospitals, providing excellent opportunities for our students to gain experience of the breadth of contemporary physiotherapy practice.

The course is approved by both the Health and Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, giving links with the registering body of Physiotherapists and the Professional body.

Exciting Opportunities

Physiotherapists work in a range of settings, including hospitals, health centres, industry, private practices and sports clubs. The majority of our graduates take up employment within the NHS, some work in private practice and others continue their study at postgraduate level. You’ll have the opportunity to apply for the chance to develop your clinical skills in practice in a variety of locations including Blackburn Rovers Academy. We’ve also had students on placement in Florida, whilst many spend a week at UCLan’s Cyprus campus.

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 included:

  • Culture and Context of Physiotherapy Practice (includes 7 days of placement)
  • Exercise in Rehabilitation
  • Physiology and Pathology
  • Physiotherapeutic Skills
  • Promoting Public Health
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Practice
  • Physiology, Pathology and Physiotherapy Management (Cardiovascular-Respiratory)

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

  • ABB including one science subject - Biology, Human Biology, PE, Psychology or Sociology.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma:Distinction, Distinction, Merit in related subject.
  • IELTS: 7.0 with no component of lower than 6.5
  • GCSE: 5 GCSEs at B/5 including Maths, English and Science
  • Pass Access Course: 128 UCAS points including 30 Level 3 Credits at distinction in the following subject areas: Allied Health Professions, Biology and Health Sciences, Health and Physiotherapy, Health Care Professions, Nursing and Allied Health, Health Professions.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Preston

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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