Our physiotherapy courses are well established and some of them are approved by both the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). Our graduates are eligible to register with the HCPC when they successfully complete the course. A number of our graduates are also eligible to become a member of the Register for Exercise Professionals (REPs).
Our postgraduate students may also be eligible for Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) membership. Evidence from managers and clinicians suggests that our graduates are:
We also have a range of short courses for professionals who are interested in refreshing their knowledge and skills or just want to stay on top of new developments.
More information about our physiotherapy short courses
We have a team of 26 full and part-time physiotherapy staff who have a broad range of clinical expertise and all are skilled teachers with extensive experience of delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as short courses. Many of our lecturers work in the clinical environment and undertake research in addition to their teaching commitments which means that they bring their current experiences directly into the student environment.
Our physiotherapy team has strong links with NHS employers in the region and value the close associations that we have with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), employers, managers, sports providers and local clinicians.
All staff are registered with the HCPC, are fellows of the Higher Education Academy and have an MSc or specialist postgraduate qualification. We also have colleagues with PhDs who have an international profile to their specialty. In addition to this we also invite specialist external lecturers who contribute to the programmes where relevant.
Also, many of our staff:
We have impressive facilities for physiotherapy students including four fully-equipped laboratories, a Simulation centre and a research laboratory.