24 months
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16075 GBP/year
8040 GBP/year
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About

This Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) course from Edinburgh Napier University will allow you to become a confident and proficient Physiotherapist with a strong grasp of integrated working.

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Overview

This new Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)  course from Edinburgh Napier University  is designed for graduates who wish to qualify as a Physiotherapist with eligibility for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) through an accelerated two-year route.

The course has been developed in collaboration with Occupational Therapy and Social Work programmes and will prepare you to work within the complex and rapidly evolving environment of health and social care. 

Physiotherapy-specific modules will prepare you for clinical practice, through development of your theoretical understanding, critical thinking skills, and application of knowledge and skills to physiotherapy practice. The course will make use of scenario-based learning opportunities, simulation and will involve service users in teaching, learning and assessment, giving you ‘real-world’ experiences. 

Careers

The course aims to develop Physiotherapists who are skilled in their own profession, with a strong professional identity and the ability to work in effective collaboration with other disciplines to put service-users at the centre of their care. 

You’ll be enabled to work effectively in a range of settings from traditional environments to contemporary integrated health and social care teams, third sector organisations, private providers, performance sports or any other environment in which Physiotherapists commonly practice.

Accreditation

The programme has been validated by the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Working Together in Health and Social care Contexts (Collaborative)
  • Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice (Physiotherapy-specific)
  • Working with Individuals Families and Communities (Collaborative)
  • Research Approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Physiotherapy Practice Placement
  • Risk Uncertainty and Complex Decision-Making (Collaborative)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply all year round

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with honours at a minimum of 2.2 or above in a relevant science related subject. Examples of relevant subjects include sports rehabilitation, sports therapy, human biology, biomedical sciences, anatomy, physiology. Evidenced study in the area of human anatomy and physiology, otherwise applicants will be directed to undertake study in this area as a condition for entry.
  • In addition to academic qualification, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to and knowledge of Physiotherapy as a career via their personal statement. 
  • There will be a selection interview and applicants to the programme should meet the HCPC requirement to be  ‘fit to practice’ through having  good health and good character. 
  • Successful applicants will be required to undergo an Occupational Health check and be immunised for a variety of conditions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16075 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16075 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8040 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £8,040
  • Overseas and EU: £16,075

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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