Physiotherapy at Birmingham

Birmingham is the ideal destination to study Physiotherapy. With our custom-built teaching and research spaces and our extensive network of clinical placement providers practical skills for professional practice are taught and assessed throughout the course.


Our modular programme offers both classroom and clinical-based experience and covers theoretical disciplines including human anatomy and physiology; therapeutics; cardiorespiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal physiotherapy; psycho-social aspects of healthcare, as well as professional codes of conduct; cultural competence, ethics, research and study skills.

You will take your first placement in Year 1 and undertake an additional five placements throughout the programme completing a minimum of 1,000 hours

Our impressive 98% graduate employability rate speaks for itself. Our graduates have entered careers both in the NHS and private sector, working in hospitals, sports clubs, the military and in the general community.  (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2013-14).