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 95% 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 review: in order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in practice to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses. This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.  These changes will come into effect for all new students from September 2025. Applicants will be notified by our admissions team of any changes.

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 2024, September 2025


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, Sport, Sport & Exercise Science, Applied Science

Entry requirements:

For September 2024 and September 2025 entry: 128-144 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent, including 40 points in a required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma of DDM. 

For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

For September 2024 and September 2025 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.