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Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)Southwark Campus
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Location: Southwark Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 24 months
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London South Bank University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Become an effective and resourceful physiotherapist, comfortable working within a rapidly changing healthcare environment.Physiotherapists play an increasingly central role in enabling others to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life by managing pain and preventing disease. They use a broad range of treatment approaches focused on restoring movement and function, often following illness or injury.We hold strong links with physiotherapists working in health and social care, as well as the private sector and in social enterprise settings across the Greater London area. We utilise the expertise of clinicians to contribute to the course design, teaching sessions and provision of practice placements.Our programme provides an accelerated 2-year route for graduates with a first degree in a related field.
2:2 UK Honours degree in a subject related to science or health, such as biology, sport science, physiology, behavioural science or health science, ideally with human anatomy and physiology content Personal qualities and values in line with those expected by the NHS Values Completion of at least one week of work experience in a physiotherapy setting, preferably in either the NHS or other hospital setting. Full entry requirements can be found on our website.
IELTS: 6.5 (at least 5.5 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for London South Bank University.
About this university
Around 12% of the student population are from outside the UK, with around 130 countries being represented. There is information by country on the website for the application process as well as help and assistance. There is an International student advice team on hand to help with matters such as immigration and visas as well as an airport meeting service when students first arrive. The student welcome week include a number of sessions to meet other students and staff as well as finding out about the services on campus and across the wider area. The Studentâ€™s Union is at the heart of extracurricular activities at the university as well as offering support and guidance for its members and representing them. It also operates a bar on the campus as well as a number of catering outlets. There are around 45 different societies to get involved with outside the classroom with memberships running from 10 to 100. These cover a range of different areas from culture, academics, hobbies and activities or even faith based groups. Examples include the anime society, the Christian Union, the law society, the nursing society and even the South Bank Entrepreneurs group. There are also volunteering options with the RAG groups and other ways to give back to the wider community and finally, students can also start their own groups should they find a niche where they and their friends interest could be shared with others. Sports clubs at the university all take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges around the country. There are plenty to choose from whether students are looking for solo sports, team sports or fitness activities. These include traditional sports such as cricket and football as well as newer sports such as futsal, Frisbee and dodgeball. Then there are the fitness groups such as the dance squad and karate group.