September 2023 entry: Please note that we are no longer accepting applications onto this course for 2023 entry.

Why study BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy at BU? 

  • The course has excellent lecturer-to-student ratio meaning more support, education and resource availability
  • Our purpose-built facilities include a rehabilitation suite, simulation hospital wards and a community home setting, so you can put your learning into practice
  • Gain real-world experience from placements throughout the course in a diverse array of clinical settings
  • Your learning will be delivered by a range of research-active staff with relevant clinical expertise and knowledge
  • This course will teach you the techniques to manage patient’s physical, psychological and social wellbeing
  • Excellent graduate employment with 100% of graduates employed or in further study within 15 months of finishing.

Find out more about the content of this course.

Funding support: UK Physiotherapy students may be eligible for a non-repayable government training grant of at least £5,000 a year. Find out more information about the funding.

Course accreditation and approval: 

The accreditation and approval bodies on our BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy will allow you to work anywhere in the world with your qualification. On successful completion of this course, you can: 

  • Apply to become a registered physiotherapist with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) 
  • Become a professional member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) 

Key information

Next start date:

September 2023, September 2024


Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus


3 years, including mandatory placements


The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)

Required subjects:

Biology, Human Biology, Physical Education, Applied Human Biology, Health & Social Care

Entry requirements:

For September 2023 and September 2024 entry: 136-152 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent, including 40 points in a required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma of DDD. 

For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

For September 2023 and September 2024 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.