For science graduates wishing to become physiotherapists. This is not appropriate for holders of any UK or overseas physiotherapy/physical therapy qualifications.
Clinically orientated with over the minimum requirement of 1,000 hours of professional practice and rigorous complementary academic content. We combine a strong emphasis on scientific research, evidence-based clinical practice and critical and analytical learning. We aim to produce physiotherapists who are capable of working in the changing healthcare environment. The programme integrates teaching and learning from core basic, psychological and social sciences with all physiotherapy practice modules. Further modules include Reflection on Current Practice 1 and 2, Rehabilitation & Exercise, and a research project.
EXTRA PROGRAMME INFORMATION
Further literature: Health Professions Council
, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
, The Changing Face of Allied Health Professions
Eligibility to apply for registration with the Health Professions Council and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Two years FT, September to September.
Guy's Campus, with external professional clinical placements.
Predominantly physiotherapy but also: clinical research, sports, leisure and other graduate opportunities.
Year of entry 2013