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Degree Conversion Programmes:

Physiotherapists with diploma qualifications who wish to upgrade their diploma into a degree qualification has various options. These are:

  1. Direct entry into the 4th year of our BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy programme,
  2. Enrol on our online BSc Physiotherapy conversion programme,
  3. Enrol on our MSc (post-registration) Physiotherapy (full-time/part-time) programme.

Option 1: Direct entry into 4th year of BSc(Hons) programme

You will join our current undergraduate students in their last year of study. The modules and practice placements undertaken will be exactly the same as the continuing students. If you are an international student, special seminars may be provided to keep to up to speed on the necessary study skills and context of the UK physiotherapy practice settings. You will graduate with the same qualifications as our local graduates.

Option 2: Enrol on our online BSc conversion programme

This is a distance learning programme that allows working physiotherapists the flexibility to obtain their degree conversion qualifications. The programme is delivered entirely through distance learning via online learning technologies. The entire programme may be completed in 16 months. However, you may choose to complete the programme at your own pace up to a maximum of 3 years.

Option 3: Enrol on our MSc Physiotherapy programme (Full-time/Part-time)

If you are an ambitious professional who wish to fast-track your professional career, you may choose to enrol directly into our MSc Physiotherapy (full-time/part-time) programme. This programme is suitable for recently graduated diploma-qualified or experienced physiotherapists. There is the option of full-time study for applicant or part-time study for busy working professionals.

This is a postgraduate professional degree which is recognised by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists.

For enquiries on degree conversion, please contact: Dr Kavi Jagadamma or Mr Ken Chance-Larsen.


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