Physiotherapy Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Bradford 100% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 142 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 95% 0% 0% £9250 £14900 174 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 95% 0% 0% £9250 £16300 174 Birmingham On campus Full-time
AECC University College 95% 0% 0% £18500 £33000 174 Bournemouth On campus Full-time
Brunel University 95% 0% 0% £9250 £17875 174 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 95% 0% 0% £9250 £16400 174 Norwich On campus Full-time
St George's, University of London 95% 0% 0% £9250 £16500 174 London On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 95% 0% 0% £8400 £14900 174 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 95% 0% 0% £11000 £13500 174 Preston On campus Full-time
Queen Margaret University 81% 0% 0% £9680 £17900 205 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Essex 81% 0% 0% £9250 £19380 205 Colchester On campus Full-time
Queen Margaret University 81% 0% 0% £9250 £15500 205 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University 81% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 205 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Robert Gordon University 100% 0% 0% £6750 £14000 180 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Writtle University College 95% 0% 0% £9250 £12699 137 Chelmsford On campus Full-time
University of Keele 73% 0% 2% £9250 £19800 145 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Keele 73% 0% 2% £9250 £23000 145 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
St George's, University of London 41% 10% 15% £9250 £17250 136 London On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 41% 10% 15% £9250 £14300 136 Chichester On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 80% 0% 5% £9250 £15500 162 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Glasgow Caledonian University 90% 0% 1% £9250 £12250 211 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Essex 60% 0% 0% £9250 £17700 £18600 166 Colchester On campus Full-time
Teesside University 67% 0% 8% £9250 £13000 £14000 146 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 88% 0% 5% £9250 £23645 125 Southampton On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 95% 0% 3% £9000 £22200 163 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 76% 0% 0% £92650 £26500 163 Nottingham On campus Full-time
St George's, University of London 69% 0% 5% £9250 £17250 161 London On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 91% 0% 5% £9250 £10500 159 Leeds On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 9% 2% 10% £9250 £14500 171 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 75% 0% 1% £9250 £15915 149 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 96% 0% 0% £9250 £13100 142 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 63% 10% 10% £9250 £13200 135 Luton On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 60% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £17100 £18000 145 Norwich On campus Full-time
Harper Adams University 83% 0% 12% £9250 £11250 132 Newport On campus Full-time
Ulster University 82% 0% 5% £9250 £15360 143 Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 62% 0% 12% £9250 £17000 139 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Hull 71% 0% 11% £9250 £17550 138 Hull On campus Full-time
University of East London 96% 5% 5% £9250 £13740 161 London On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 88% 0% 5% £9250 £16500 152 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 42% 0% 1% £9250 £13000 119 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 91% 0% 5% £9250 £16500 115 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 95% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 138 Bradford On campus Full-time
Brunel University 89% 0% 9% £9250 £17875 135 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 9% 2% 10% £9250 £14500 171 Canterbury On campus Full-time
York St John University 81% 0% 5% £9250 £12750 168 York On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 87% 0% 5% £9250 £13842 127 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 87% 0% 5% £9250 £17768 127 Ipswich On campus Full-time
AECC University College 87% 0% 5% £9250 £15036 127 Bournemouth On campus Full-time
Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 100% 0% 0% - - 142 Cardiff On campus Part-time
Plymouth University 80% 0% 5% - - 162 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Keele 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Nottingham On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Bangor University 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Bangor On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Coventry University 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Coventry On campus Part-time
University of Brighton 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Brighton On campus Full-time
York St John University 95% 0% 0% - - 174 York On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 95% 0% 0% £11000 - 174 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 95% 0% 0% £9250 - 174 Southampton On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 95% 0% 0% £12337 - 174 Gloucester On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Brighton On campus Part-time
Northumbria University 81% 0% 0% - - 205 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 81% 0% 0% - - 205 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 73% 0% 2% £9250 - 145 Birmingham On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 41% 10% 15% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 41% 10% 15% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 41% 10% 15% - - 136 London On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 80% 0% 5% - - 162 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Ulster University 80% 0% 5% - - 162 Coleraine On campus Part-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 80% 0% 5% - - 162 Manchester On campus Full-time
Coventry University 80% 0% 5% - - 162 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 80% 0% 5% - - 162 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 74% - 10% £9250 - 118 Bolton On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 41% 10% 15% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 41% 10% 15% - - 136 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 74% 5% 7% £9000 - 129 Wrexham On campus Full-time
WCG -Warwickshire College Group 57% - 5% £8735 £11450 - Leamington Spa On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 70% 0% 3% - - 156 Manchester On campus Full-time
King's College London 60% 0% 0% £9250 - 166 London On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 80% 0% 5% - - 162 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Coventry University 89% 0% 1% - - 142 Coventry On campus Full-time
Plumpton College - - - £8000 - - Lewes On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 100% 2% 5% £9250 - 139 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 41% 10% 15% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 85% - 5% £9250 - 119 Winchester On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 75% 1% 0% £9250 - 148 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 96% 0% 0% - - 145 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Chichester - - - £9250 £14500 - Chichester On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 79% 0% 1% - - 152 Bristol On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham - - - £9250 £12500 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 96% 2% 0% - - 128 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 89% 0% 10% - - 119 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 26% - 10% £9250 £15000 148 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 72% 0% 5% - - 135 Newcastle On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 41% 10% 15% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
University of Salford 85% 0% 4% - - 143 Salford On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 96% 2% 0% - - 128 Leicester On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 41% 10% 15% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 87% 0% 13% - - 119 Twickenham On campus Full-time
City College Plymouth 81% 0% 5% £8450 - 168 Plymouth On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
84 /100
532 students of Physiotherapy in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Physiotherapy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £24459 £26948
25-75 percentile range £24000 - £25000 £20817 - £27040 £22429 - £30448

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25057 £24561 £27142
25-75 percentile range £24300 - £25572 £21002 - £27076 £22615 - £30594

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Physiotherapy

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Physiotherapy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Physiotherapy

  • National Health Services
  • Private Hospitals
  • Sport Clubs
  • Gyms and Leisure Centres
  • Residential and Nursing Homes
  • Health Centres
  • Private Practices
  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Local Authorities
  • Healthcare Charities

Specialisations within Physiotherapy

  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Sports
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedic
  • Geriatrics
  • Post Operative
  • Cardiovascular

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Physiotherapy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Physiotherapy (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Physiotherapy at Bournemouth University

90% Therapy professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Physiotherapy

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Physiotherapy studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Masters in Physiotherapy - MPhysio
  • Master of Veterinary Physiotherapy - MVetPhys
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Arts or Master of Science - MA/MSc
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Professional Doctorate - ProfDoc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Initial Qualification) - PgDip
  • Master of Science (Undergraduate) - MSc (UG)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

The median salary of graduates of Physiotherapy was £24000 15 months after graduation, £24459 3 years after graduation and £26948 5 years after graduation.

MPhysiotherapy (Sport and Exercise Medicine) MPhysio (Hons) at University of Bradford received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 19 respondents.