About this course
Applications for 2020 entry to this course are now closed. We have several other related undergraduate courses that you may want to consider.
Learn how to become a physiotherapist who can manage complex cases, and help people with many healthcare issues. Discover how to treat mobility problems caused by illness, injury, and ageing. Learn how to improve people's physical activity and their quality of life.
Develop a wide range of professional clinical skills with:
world-class simulation facilities
You'll develop skills that will prepare you for modern practice that focuses on the patient. These include:
You'll learn to work with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals. Our teaching staff are a mix of academics and practising clinical physiotherapists.
You’ll complete over 1,000 hours of clinical placements as you train to be a physiotherapist, in settings ranging from community clinics to large hospitals. These will help you link theory with practice and will cover the core disciplines:
special client groups
We actively involve patients and carers in our course, which places special emphasis on empathy and compassion.
This course is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. When you graduate you’ll be eligible to apply for registration as a Chartered Physiotherapist.
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
Download the programme specification
The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.