(2018 Entry)

BSc (Hons)

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.

Single Honours
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3 years/ 4 years with international year

UCAS code: B160

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Course Overview

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.

What will this mean for my future?

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. In 2016, Keele University were recognised nationally as 1st for employability in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey.

Indicative modules

First year

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Movememnt Science
  • Health and Well-being
  • Fundamentals of Physiotherapy Practice
  • Principles of Rehabilitation
  • Professionalism and Effective Communication
  • Principles of Measurement
  • Practice Experience

Second year

  • Musculoskeletal Practice
  • Neurological Practice
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Practice
  • Evidence Based Health and Rehabilitation
  • Practice Experience

Third year

  • Professionalism, Collaboration and Leadership
  • Physiotherapy Management of Complex Cases
  • Health Behaviour Change
  • Practice Experience
  • Research Project