University of Bedfordshire
Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)
University of Bedfordshire

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 15 graduates of Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) and other courses in at University of Bedfordshire for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
45 /100
15 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Physiotherapy

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £19000 £23000
25-75 percentile range £21000 - £30000 £14000 - £23500 £17000 - £28000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Physiotherapy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £24708 £28144
25-75 percentile range £24500 - £25030 £21984 - £27263 £23821 - £31232

Course Description

This course is subject to approval.

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) have predicted the UK will require another 6,700 Physiotherapists by 2025 as demands grows due to an aging population and increase in people living with long-term conditions.

The course will enable you to graduate as a professional, work collaboratively alongside members of the NHS, and other clinical exercise and musculoskeletal therapists operating beyond the NHS.

Teaching is informed by research and delivered through lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes. You will also take part in debates, student led presentations and workshops alongside periods on clinical practice placements. Our comprehensive curriculum is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for the purpose of providing eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC as a physiotherapist.

Accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.


Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) at University of Bedfordshire

55% Other Health Professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Administrative occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Customer service occupations
5% Elementary occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Must include a science subject at A-level or equivalent

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Physiotherapy

Qualification requirements

Must include a science subject at A-level

120 - 128 UCAS tariff points including a science subject at A-level or equivalent

120 - 128 UCAS tariff points from a science-based diploma

Must be a science subject

We are happy to consider applicants with alternative qualifications and/or work experience. If you would like to check if your qualifications will be accepted please contact the Admissions Team.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 5.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)

EU £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
International £13200 year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Bedfordshire in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire is a publicly funded university located in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England. One of the main campuses, in Luton, is home to the university’s Business, Media, Art & Design, Science, Computing, Law, Psychology, and Social Sciences schools. The Bedford campus is just a twenty minute walk from the town centre, and is home to the Primary Education, Secondary Education, Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, and Tourism schools.

Student composition of University of Bedfordshire

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

Luton Campus
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