36 months
20000 GBP/year
13700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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By taking the Veterinary Physiotherapy programme offered at the University of Nottingham is part-time so that you can continue your career while you learn. With an emphasis on hands-on learning with real animals, plus all the theory. We'll ensure you have the skills you need to become a registered veterinary physiotherapist. 


Key facts

Veterinary physiotherapy plays a vital role in helping animals recover or adapt from injury or surgery. Working with vets, owners, and businesses, you'll ensure animals have the best quality of life after they recover.

Ideal for veterinary nurses and surgeons, musculoskeletal practitioners, as well as other related professions - for example defence animal trainers.

On this  Veterinary Physiotherapy programme offered at the University of Nottingham you'll learn all the theory and practical elements that you require to become a veterinary physiotherapist. The course is taught through lectures and clinical sessions in our purpose-build facilities and clinical caseloads in veterinary practices.

Careers and professional development

Graduates from this course go on to work as veterinary physiotherapists.

Career progression

100% of undergraduates from the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science secured graduate level employment or further study within 15 months of graduation.*

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Professional Practice
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Investigating Pathophysiology 
  • Foundations of Clinical Practice
  • Applied Clinical Skills
  • Project Proposal and Development
  • Clinical Reasoning and Reporting

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 first degree in an animal science or science subject (or international equivalent). Prior learning experience may be taken into account for mature applicants.
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13700 GBP per year during 36 months.

PGDip per year

  • NAT:  £10,960
  • INT: £16,000

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 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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