Explore this Section
- Undergraduate Course List 2017
- Undergraduate Course List 2018
- Open Days and Offer Holder Days
- Order a Prospectus
- Entry Requirements
- How to Apply
- Tuition Fees
- Student Life
- Study Abroad
- Student Support Services
- Student Funding
- Information for Parents and Guardians
- Information for International applicants
- About the Area
- Additional Costs
- Contact Us
Physiotherapy (2017 Entry)
|Course type:||Single Honours,|
|Entry requirements:||Read more about entry requirements|
|Typical offer:||ABB or A*BC|
|Tuition fees:||Read more about tuition fees|
|Duration and mode of study:||3 years, Full time|
|Location of study:||Keele University – main campus|
|Subject Area:||Health and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences|
Number 1 in The Guardian University & Top 10 in the Complete University Guides 2018
Learn how to promote, maintain and restore an individual’s physical, psychological and social wellbeing through our popular course.
Physiotherapy plays a vital role in health and social care and provides a range of career paths from practice through to leadership and management roles. Keele will help you develop high levels of academic and professional competence, seeing you study current content and contemporary practice, learning alongside other professions to promote an awareness of present and future demands in health and social care. Our course embraces a vision of patient-centred care within health and social care settings and you’ll gain invaluable experience using a range of quality local clinical bases. You’ll study in a supportive environment, encouraging reflection and enriched by research awareness.
- Course content
- Single Honours PENDING
- Skills and Careers
- Codes and Combinations
- Study abroad
Our Course Information Documents (CIDs) are designed to give you all of the details you need to make an informed decision about what and where to study.Single Honours Course Information Document (PDF)
Looking for a more complete list of modules? You can view the module list for 2017 entry on our Module Catalogue:Module Catalogue
The programme is studied full time over three years and the teaching is delivered via individual modules relating to the five strands across each year:
• Clinical Practice
• Health and Wellbeing
• Professional Practice
• Evidence Based Health and Rehabilitation
Each year is arranged into two units called semesters (Autumn and Spring) which vary in length.
In each academic year time is spent in both the university and clinical settings.
For more details on the structure of the programme for Physiotherapy please see the Course Information Document.
Skills and Careers
A Physiotherapy degree from Keele will develop your attributes as a competent practitioner, flexible to the changing demands of health and social care. You will have the skills to practice as an autonomous professional across a range of practice environments that may include the NHS, private sector or performance sport.
Codes and Combinations
Codes and Combinations
can be combined with:
Full Unistats data is available at unistats.direct.gov.uk (opens new window)
Study Abroad is not currently available to Physiotherapy students.
This programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
"The wide variety of challenging clinical placements Keele has to offer really makes this course stand out."
"The things you will learn throughout your time here can genuinely change lives. Becoming a physiotherapist is a truly fulfilling role in which Keele can help you to excel"
"My placement in South Africa has enhanced my clinical skills and will contribute towards me becoming an autonomous qualified physiotherapist"
"I'm looking forward to graduating in 2017. As a mature student changing career and returning to learning has been quite a challenge... but rewarding too."
"Throughout my time at Keele I always felt supported, with my personal Tutor on hand to help me out with anything I needed. "
"I believe that the Physiotherapy programme at Keele University has a perfect coordination of theory, hands on learning, of skills, and individual research into the science of Physiotherapy"
Summer Graduate 2014
Yi Ting Siaw
"Keele University may be a relatively quiet campus compared to big cities, but to me it definitely offers a great study environment"
BSc Physiotherapy Keele University 2012-2015
"Many of my peers including myself landed jobs with the NHS before we even graduated, and many more just after...thanks Keele"
Summer Graduation 2014
Colleen Murphy and Chloe Stephens
"Overall I had a once in a lifetime experience taking part in a clinical placement in India, one which will stay with me forever"
India placement Summer 2014
"Keele offers a wide range of elective placements, presenting students with great opportunities to experience different clinical environments around the world."
South Africa placement
"For me, it was four weeks of "firsts" and I came home with confidence, resourcefulness and a few key Spanish phrases!"
BSc Physiotherapy Keele University 2010-2013 (International Elective)
"My time associated with Keele, both as an undergraduate and from their support as part of their alumni, really has been a pleasure and has made the transition from student to physiotherapist very easy"
BSc Physiotherapy Keele University 2010-2013 (Graduate story)
Mona Lim Wai Szee
"There are lot of practical classes to prepare the students so that the students able to master the skills"
B.Sc. Physiotherapy Student
"Orphanage opens after 2 ½ years of fundraising"
BSc Physiotherapy Keele University 2012
"Each of my clinical placements provided me with vital learning experiences which have helped to shape my clinical reasoning and treatment skills"
BSc Physiotherapy Keele University 2008 – 2011