Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Student rating
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( 4.3) 3279 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE B160
This course has been developed to equip you with the key skills required to successfully pursue a career in this exciting profession. Boasting a comprehensive curriculum, you will learn the fundamental skills required to successfully help and treat patients’ physical problems caused by illness, accident or ageing. Teaching is delivered through a series of lectures, workshops and real life simulations, which will be further supported through the completion of a clinical practice placement. The... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
27th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
50th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
29th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Physiotherapy

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 94 = 6% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Physiotherapy graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Physiotherapy graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Physiotherapy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
75%
Physical Education
46%
Geography
30%
Psychology
25%
Mathematics
24%

Tuition fees

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Latest Physiotherapy reviews

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Ian
30 Oct 18

Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc

great :) :) I had no understanding of what the uni would be like but have been able to enjoy a productive time so far....
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Tom
25 Oct 18

Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc

Overall good experience so far but would help if course cohort was more limited, there are more people than I expected...

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How Physiotherapy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 45 reviews

5 star 45%
4 star 40%
3 star 13%
2 star 0%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3,279 reviews

5 star 49%
4 star 38%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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