This programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).
Successful completion of this programme will provide graduates with the eligibility to apply to the HCPC Register as a physiotherapist and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Many registered and Chartered Physiotherapists work for the NHS and are recruited and employed by individual Trusts.
This programme is forward-looking and appreciates that many physiotherapists and new graduates may also work in the military, sports, private, and third sectors. New, varied, and innovative job opportunities are increasingly available to qualified physiotherapists, and this programme aims to prepare its graduates accordingly. Non-clinical careers also exist in teaching, research, management and administration, health and safety, and training and development. The experienced teaching team can help students explore and develop their individual career aspirations.
The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University. As a member of our alumni we also offer one-to-one support in the first year after completing your course, including access to events, vacancy information and website resources; with access to online vacancies and virtual and website resources for the following two years.
This service can include one-to-one coaching, CV advice and interview preparation to help you maximise your future opportunities. The service works closely with local, national and international employers, acting as a gateway to the business world.
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
For eligible students, there are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you want to do a taught or research course. For those wishing to undertake a Master's course, you can apply for a loan as a contribution towards the course and living costs. Loans are also available to those who wish to undertake doctoral study. The University offers a number of scholarships and funded studentships for those interested in postgraduate study. Learn how Master's and PhD loans, scholarships, and studentships can help you fund your studies on our Postgraduate Fees and Funding pages.
Applications should be made through the online system. This can be accessed through the 'Apply Online' button. Applicants should ensure they include a personal statement with their application. As a guide, this should be around 47 lines (or 4,000 characters) and should evidence the details below.
This course is for graduates of relevant degrees who aspire to apply to the HCPC Register as a physiotherapist. Practice-based learning will take place in and around Lincolnshire and surrounding areas.
The School is looking for applicants with a good knowledge of, and a commitment to, undertaking physiotherapy as a profession. This must be clearly demonstrated through experience of health and social care, and knowledge of the profession in their application and at interview. All relevant work experience that has been undertaken to date should be included and, most importantly, how this work experience influenced their decision to pursue a career in physiotherapy.
Applicants must be able to evidence a good understanding of the breadth of care delivered by physiotherapists, ideally through interactive or observational work experience. They must also demonstrate an understanding of the autonomous role of physiotherapists in assessing, managing, and referring patients, as well as the importance of and engagement with essential professional values and behaviours that bring about high quality, compassionate care.
In addition, applicants should be able to articulate realistic expectations of the programme and the demands of practice-based learning placements.
Following a successful application applicants will be invited to a competitive selection process that will include a panel interview with an academic member of staff and either a clinician or service user.
Rowena Burgess - Programme Leader
Rowena has a background in the rehabilitation of adults, particularly older people in community settings, and has been a Chartered Physiotherapist since 2007. Her research specialisms include neurorehabilitation of adults and older people in the community.School Staff List Make an Enquiry
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