Undergraduate BSc (Hons)


Promote and support a healthy body through physical movements. You'll experience hands-on placements in the NHS, sports clubs, schools and private clinics.


Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession which involves working with people to improve their own health and wellbeing. Learn to use physical approaches to promote, maintain and restore physical function on this Chartered Society of Physiotherapy approved programme.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Develop collaborative working skills, putting them into practice working with patients, their carers and other health professionals
  • Be encouraged to reflect on practice to aid your professional development
  • Experience placements within a variety of health and social care settings. These could include the NHS, sports clubs, schools and private clinics in specialist areas such as cardio vascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal, neurology and paediatrics

Occupational Health clearance and compliance with standard NHS immunisations requirements is mandatory and essential for placement attendance. Please click “find out more” in the fees and funding section further down this page for full details of any extra costs relating to your course.

You’ll have the chance to get involved with many volunteering activities, and we have partnerships with local and international charities. Plus, guest speakers from a range of clinical specialities will support your lectures and practical sessions.

You'll join a research-led academic community in the subject area of therapeutic and rehabilitation sciences.

On successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to apply to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a qualified physiotherapist. This will enable you to work while undertaking masters study.

Why study Physiotherapy at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Professionally accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council
  2. 100% of students on BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy were positive about the way teaching staff explain things*
  3. 100% of graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation**
  4. Fantastic placement opportunities - available across the region to help develop essential skills in real-world settings
  5. Access to specialist facilities - enhance your practice in our clinical skills suite and simulated environments

*National Student Survey 2023
**Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21

My Defining Moments: Why you should study Physiotherapy at Leeds Beckett University Rich, a third year student on our Physiotherapy course, shares his most memorable moments studying at Leeds Beckett University.

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