What will I learn?

- Study neurology, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular respiratory physiotherapy from your first year.- Learn with, from and about other healthcare professionals.- Understand the principles and theory of exercise.- Go on clinical placement at the end of your first year and have the opportunity to go on an overseas visit in your third year.On this course, you’ll learn to help and empower those affected by physical injury, illness and disability, and maximise their functional ability. You’ll gain valuable skills, qualifications and accreditation — ready to embark on a rewarding career.**How you learn**This course is based around structured academic and placement experience. You’ll develop the skills you need to manage diverse health and social care problems — gaining a critical, proactive approach to learning. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to work autonomously as a physiotherapist and make a real difference to the lives of individuals and communities.You will have the opportunity to gain a level 2 Fitness Instructor award and level 3 Exercise Referral award as part of the course. These enhance your skills in exercise prescription, as well as your employability.**You learn through**- tutor-facilitated sessions- lectures- specialist visiting lecturer sessions- group work- presentations- tutor-directed learning- self-directed learning- flipped classroom- independent learning- simulation, workshops and role play- technology-enhanced learning- practice-based learning**Applied learningWork placements**During the course you will undertake clinical placements within a range of different settings. Your first four week placement takes place at the end of the first year. In years two and three, placements build from six to eight weeks, allowing you to apply your knowledge and enhance your practical physiotherapy experience.In year three opportunities include an overseas visit, Master's study taster days and college-based programmes such as the leadership training scheme.**Networking and volunteering opportunities**Volunteering opportunities include becoming a student representative or ambassador for the course, department or Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. You can also volunteer at sporting events such as the Sheffield Half Marathon as a student physiotherapist, or help organise events on behalf of the Sheffield Hallam University Physiotherapy Society Committee.Sheffield Hallam Students' Union offer a variety of volunteering opportunities in healthcare settings enabling you to develop your skills throughout the course and gain further relevant experience.

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

September 2022


Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,


S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses