Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at Oxford Brookes

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  • The BSc or MSc (pre -registration) Physiotherapy courses will launch you into the national and international world of Physiotherapy. You will be eligible to register with the HCPC (Allied Health Profession regulatory body) and call yourself a Physiotherapist. This means you will be highly employable in a wide variety of settings including the NHS, charities and others organisations where the skills of physiotherapists are in great demand. We will give you placement experiences in mainstream and emerging areas of practice, including Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, a world renowned centre of clinical excellence and one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the UK.

    The Physiotherapy team will support you to develop the professional skills, values, knowledge and research required to work with people with diverse health needs in a wide variety of health and community settings. You will be taught by, and learn with, colleagues and students from a variety of allied health and exercise professions with an emphasis on collaborative practice.

    Student Experience

    The student experience is paramount and we work in close partnership with students and practice education providers to ensure that the student is at the centre of what we offer. Students are involved in our recruitment process and our key programme committees. We offer a close, friendly and supportive environment in which to learn, and consistently receive very high satisfaction ratings from our students and our regulatory bodies.


    We benefit from excellent collaborative working with leading local health care providers such as the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust as well as those further afield. We work with service users to ensure that what we offer you meets the needs of the service. We believe we offer some of the best physiotherapy placement experiences you could wish for to enhance your learning experience throughout your studies. Many of these settings have world class reputations for their quality and innovation and are at the cutting edge of research and practice development. Others are small local charities where physiotherapists help people maximise their quality of life.