Physiotherapists are in demand in the UK, so there’s never been a better time to study to help people affected by injury, illness or disability, and improve their quality of life. So, we’ve designed this course - approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) – so you can learn all the skills you’ll need as a qualified physiotherapist to provide effective physical, psychological and social care. **Why Choose University of Cumbria** Hands-on and practical learning sit at the heart of our course, so you can graduate with the skills and confidence to make the transition from learning to earning as a physiotherapist. As well as using professional physiotherapy facilities and our mock clinical wards, you’ll spend one third of your studies on placements in the NHS or in the voluntary sector. - 100% student satisfaction - Our great partnerships with the NHS boost your placement, and in turn, your job prospects - Our course – which has been running since 2003 – is well respected in the industry - You’ll do 1,000+ hours of placements throughout your studies (necessary to be eligible to apply for HCPC registration). - Access to newly refurbished physiotherapy suites and mock clinical wards - Gain crucial experience of working with radiography, nursing, occupational therapy and other healthcare students, as you would in a professional role. - Small class sizes mean we get to know you as an individual and support you closely through your studies - Academic tutors have professional experience as physiotherapists. - About 50% of your studies will be through hands-on learning easing your transition into a professional role. - You’ll undertake placements in a variety of settings to develop your examination, assessment and treatment skills in a range of health care settings Our learn-by-doing ethos, will strengthen your academic know-how and bolster your CV with strong clinical experience. You’ll graduate as a physiotherapist eligible to apply for registration to work in the UK, who can work in the NHS, education, private, voluntary and independent sector settings.