BSc in Physiotherapy

University of Nicosia School of Sciences and Engineering

Program Description

BSc in Physiotherapy

University of Nicosia School of Sciences and Engineering

  • Duration (years): 4 έτη
  • Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  • Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle)
  • Language of Instruction: Greek
  • Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time
  • Minimum Credits: 120
  • Minimum ECTS Credits: 240

Profile of the Programme:

The aim of the programme is to provide students with the essential academic and professional abilities in order to successfully practice the demanding profession of Physiotherapy in a variety of clinical settings. The programme is structured in a way that ensures that students acquire high quality theoretical and practical skills in the three main domains of Musculoskeletal, Neurological and Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy as well as rehabilitation of other special population groups (burn injury rehabilitation, amputee rehabilitation etc.)

Career Prospects:

Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration to the Cyprus Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Establishments Registration Council. This council is responsible for granting licence to practice the physiotherapy profession. Graduates will have developed employability skills necessary for job applications in the private sector, in private hospitals, private physiotherapy clinics, sport clubs as well as treat patients at home. Also, they will have the opportunity to apply for jobs in the public sector aτ public hospitals and clinics all around Cyprus.

Access to Further Studies:

Graduates who wish to continue with future studies, will have the opportunity to register in Postgraduate (Master) level studies. The University of Nicosia offers a Master degree (MSc) in Orthopaedic Science with 2 specializations in Manual Therapy and Sports Physiotherapy. In the near future, two more MSc degrees will be offered by the programme in the fields of Neurological and Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme graduates will be able to:

  1. Implement a variety of treatment approaches in order to improve human function and movement.

  2. Distinguish pathology from dysfunction of the various biological systems of the human body and apply this knowledge in order to successfully treat patients.

  3. Safely practice the Physiotherapy profession having a good understanding of indications and contraindication when applying any given treatment technique, physical modality or therapeutic exercise.

  4. Implement a comprehensive subjective examination of the patient and record all relevant subjective findings in a structured way.

  5. Plane treatment strategies based on subjective findings and make use of up to date evidence in the process of decision making.

  6. Demonstrate professionalism while acknowledging all ethical codes and principals that follow the physiotherapy profession in terms of respecting patients’ confidentiality, privacy, and anonymity.

  7. Critically appraise and analyse current best evidence and apply it for the treatment of patients.

  8. Show professional behaviour and interpersonal skills with patients and other health professionals.

  9. Gain an understanding of research methodology by participating in research projects.
This school offers programs in:
  • Greek


Last updated February 1, 2016
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