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Top 30 Bachelor Degrees in Physiotherapy 2019

A bachelor’s degree is an academic certification obtained after completing a program of study lasting three to seven years. It is often sought by students who wish to continue studying and obtain higher degrees.

What is a Bachelor in Physiotherapy? Physiotherapy, or physical therapy, is the practice of using exercise and movement, either coached or mechanically assisted, to facilitate recovery from illness or injury. It also encompasses examination and diagnosis to determine what therapy is necessary, and the research and development of new methods of physical rehabilitation. A bachelor’s degree program in physiotherapy usually involves the study of the sciences behind practices, such as anatomy, psychology and physics, as well as medical courses more specific to the field. There is also a hands-on component involving observation and assistance in certified medical facilities.

Degree holders will be able to find many more opportunities, such as employment in hospitals, health centers or facilities specifically dedicated to physical therapy. They can also work in private practice for further specialization, which tends to yield higher salaries. Additionally, a bachelor’s degree in this area can create opportunities for further medical study.

The financial toll of this course of study is dependent on variables such as the country you live in or which school you choose to attend. Research your options and contact your desired school for specific information.

In addition to obtaining work in certified general medical facilities, physical therapists are also afforded a wide number of options for specialized work. This can include physiotherapy exclusively catering to sports injuries, pediatric therapy, obstetrics or orthopedics, among other areas. These jobs can fall under the auspices of government, commercial industry or the educational sector.

If you are interested in work in this field and are looking to enroll in a program of study for a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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30 Results in Physiotherapy

Universidad Técnica Privada Cosmos - UNITEPC

Professional training of students to solve health problems and rehabilitation in different areas of intervention, meeting social demand in accordance with technological a ... [+]

MISSION

Professional training of students to solve health problems and rehabilitation in different areas of intervention, meeting social demand in accordance with technological and scientific innovation.

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To be recognized in the field as a career committed to improving health conditions and rehabilitation, training competent professionals with quality and equity.

General objectives

The Licentiate in Physiotherapy and Kinesiology is a professional who works in the field with the purpose of designing, executing and controlling therapeutic programs that allow the optimal development and conservation of the human body movement in the different stages of life, promoting promotion actions and prevention that improve the quality of life of the individual inside and outside the community, with scientific basis and high social, ethical and moral sense and generation of technological innovations, according to the needs diagnosed, that promote the resolution of health problems.... [-]

Bolivia Cochabamba
February 2020
Spanish
Full-time
10 semesters
Campus
University of Tampa College of Natural and Health Sciences

Athletic training is a health care profession that deals with the prevention, evaluation, emergency care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The athletic training ma ... [+]

Athletic training is a health care profession that deals with the prevention, evaluation, emergency care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The athletic training major is designed to offer the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary for a student to become eligible to take the Board of Certification national examination.

The program is structured to prepare students for entry-level athletic training positions and graduate studies in athletic training. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Because of the nature of the clinical education portion of the program, the athletic training program is selective, and space is limited.... [-]

USA Tampa
August 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Grigore T. Popa University Of Medicine and Pharmacy IASI

Physiotherapists: independent and autonomous professionals with the knowledge, skills, and competencies, prepared to have a key role in health systems taking their own de ... [+]

Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy

(Balneology, physical therapy, and rehabilitation)

Balneology, physical therapy, and rehabilitation = Clinical education across diverse areas of practice Number of years: 3 years undergraduate degree, 180 credits Number of students: 45 students/year FEE: 3000 euro/year What is the Physio-kinesiotherapy? Independent and autonomous professionals with the knowledge, skills, and competencies, prepared to have a key role in health systems taking their own decisions. Physio-kinesiotherapy provides services to individuals and populations in circumstances where movement and function are or may be, threatened by aging, injury, pain, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors. Physio-kinesiotherapy promotes the active participation in society through the development, maintenance and restoration of health, movement capacity, physical activity and functional ability throughout the lifespan. What the physio-kinesiotherapist do? diagnoses the functional problems; provides treatment, assisting the person to restore movement and/or avoid injuring themselves further; seeks input from other health professionals if required; helps the person to achieve the best possible recovery, activity, and quality of life. Where the physio-kinesiotherapist works? Hospitals; Health centers; Rehabilitation centers; Private practice; Schools; Occupational health and safety roles at workplaces. Learning outcomes of the study program Physical therapy techniques, and kinesiological, prophylactic and motor rehabilitation assistance; Electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, thermotherapy and massage techniques; The evaluation of the patients’ anatomical and functional status and the communication of the significant data to the specialized physician; Devising and establishing the stages of the individual treatment plans based on static and dynamic physical exercises, chosen in accordance with the clinical diagnosis; Application of... [-]
Romania Iași
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
United Campus of Malta

In addition to training students in the exercise of physiotherapy, the degree course in physiotherapy also addresses the art of care in the highest sense of the term: fro ... [+]

In addition to training students in the exercise of physiotherapy, the degree course in physiotherapy also addresses the art of care in the highest sense of the term: from private to public, from sports to the clinic, from sociopathy to international cooperation.

Theoretical knowledge and refined manual skills, empathy and organization, preventive and rehabilitative techniques: a complete, rigorous, highly professional course.

An innovative, transversal, rich and highly relational degree suitable even for workers. Graduates in Osteopathy, Physical Education, Sport Sciences and Massotherapists can register for the course and request recognition of previous subjects.

Lessons will be held on our campus in Malta and will consist of 7-10 days of compulsory lessons per month over a 4-year period.... [-]

Malta Saint Julian's
September 2019
Italian
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Saint Joseph University of Beirut

Occupational therapy (OT) is a necessary and distinct rehabilitation profession that is still emerging in Lebanon. ... [+]

Bachelors in Physiotherapy. Occupational Therapy: A New Program at Saint-Joseph University of Beirut

Carla Matta Abizeid, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Saint Joseph University, Occupational therapy Institute, Innovation and Sports Campus (CIS), Damascus road, BP 11-5076, Riad el Solh, Beirut 1107 2050, Lebanon. E-mails: carla.abizeid@usj.edu.lb;

Occupational therapy (OT) is a necessary and distinct rehabilitation profession that is still emerging in Lebanon. Occupational therapists have to assert and promote their value as well as tailor their approaches to the specific needs, realities, and cultures of the Lebanese community. The Occupational Therapy Institute (Institut d’ergothérapie - IET), in partnership with University of Montréal, is proud to participate in this complex endeavor using pedagogical approaches that ensure that their graduates have both the knowledge and the skills to move the profession forward.... [-]

Lebanon Beirut
October 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Universidad CEU - Cardenal Herrera

Studying at CEU UCH is betting on a different University in what it does and how it does it. It is combining experience, with innovation. It is being international withou ... [+]

Studying at CEU UCH is betting on a different University in what it does and how it does it. It is combining experience , with innovation . It is being international without leaving home. It is, in short, choosing the most complete option to become what you propose.

That makes us different?1. The profession in the classroom

Physical therapy is much more than helping in rehabilitation. It is prevention, it is diagnosis, it is cure treatments, it is therapeutic support ... that's why 70% of our teachers are active physiotherapists who also teach.

2. The international vocation

In your day to day at CEU UCH you will be surrounded by students from more than 70 countries and that, in the global world in which we live, is an advantage for you. Create relationships and synergies with people from all over the world and expand your horizons. In addition, as a CEU student you have free English classes without leaving the university, as well as a large number of internship programs and international stays. Students from several countries and nationalities live together in our classrooms. That is why we guarantee the maximum ease so that the students can finish the degree doing their practical training of the last course ( Practicum ) in their countries of origin. Of these, 70% have a job offer before finishing their studies.... [-]

Spain Valencia
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Bahcesehir University

The aim of the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Program is to educate health professionals who can plan and implement the required physical therapy interventions and reha ... [+]

Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

The aim of the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Program is to educate health professionals who can plan and implement the required physical therapy interventions and rehabilitation programs, which are developed by a physician after the diagnose, for the patient who has become disabled congenitally or later for any reason. As well as implementing physiotherapy and rehabilitation programs, physiotherapists play parts in training patients to use auxiliary aids and prostheses that support limbs which have a lack of function, facilitating the activities of daily living and helping them adopt their living conditions.

A physiotherapist, as a member of a health team, have important roles particularly in physical therapy units, orthopedics, neurology, burns, cardiology, pediatrics and gynecology clinics. A physiotherapist is also an important member of a rehabilitation center.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
September 2019
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus
Lithuanian Sports University

The aim of the program is to educate high-quality university-level physiotherapists on the basis of the latest fundamental and applied interdisciplinary science and moder ... [+]

Bachelor in Physiotherapy Faculty: Sports Biomedicine Language: English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50 Credits: 240 ECTS Begins: September Study type: Full-time Duration: 4 years Annual tuition fee: 1890 EUR, non-Europe 2300 EUR Prerequisites: Diploma in secondary education Diploma: Bachelor of Rehabilitation, Physiotherapist

OBJECTIVES

The aim of the program is to educate high-quality university-level physiotherapists on the basis of the latest fundamental and applied interdisciplinary science and modern technological achievements. The graduates will be ethically responsible, creative and enterprising, professionally providing modern research-based physiotherapy services, which include testing and evaluation of the patient’s clinical condition, the need for physiotherapy and diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of the effectiveness of the physiotherapy procedures.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Windsor, Undergraduate

The University of Windsor is a nationwide leader in kinesiology. We offer cutting-edge programs, small classes, outstanding facilities, caring faculty, and terrific suppo ... [+]

Program Description

The University of Windsor is a nationwide leader in kinesiology. We offer cutting-edge programs, small classes, outstanding facilities, caring faculty, and terrific support staff. It’s a great choice for you!

The study of people in motion In Year 1, experience sociocultural, management and biophysical areas of kinesiology In Year 2, begin study in one of two majors: Movement Science or Sport Management Year 1 Core Courses: human anatomy; biomechanics; introduction to exercise physiology; health and wellness; sports management; ethics in sport; sports psychology; and statistics. Year 2 Core Courses: human performance; introduction to leisure; sports history; sports sociology; ergonomics; physiology of fitness; growth and development; organizational behavior; and research design Co-op students are assigned three paid, career-related work terms Experiential learning opportunities also include foreign exchange programs, internship courses, independent study courses, and volunteer internships A Rigorous, Enriching Program ... [-]
Canada Windsor
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

Physiotherapists are experts of movement and functional capacity during all phases of the lifespan. ... [+]

Bachelor of Health Care210 ECTS creditsIntake 20Degree Programme in PhysiotherapyCampus: Satakunnankatu 23, Pori Apply in Studyinfo.fiApplying takes place online at Studyinfo service:Bachelor of Health Care, Physiotherapy, full-time studies, Pori Important Dates

Application period: January 2020Entrance exam: April 2020Studies begin: Autumn 2020

The experts of movement and functional capacity

A physiotherapist is able to draw up a high-quality, evidence-based physiotherapy plan together with a client and base the plan on assessment, the client’s needs and clinical reasoning. The Degree Programme in Physiotherapy opens opportunities to work within the field of rehabilitation both in the private and public sector. After graduation, you are entitled to use the occupational title physiotherapist as laid down in a decree.... [-]

Finland Pori
August 2019
Full-time
42 months
Campus
Universidade da Coruña

The Degree in Occupational Therapy is recognized in Spain as one of the most prestigious occupational therapy degrees, and the first to adapt to the EHEA's teaching. In t ... [+]

Introduction

The Degree in Occupational Therapy is a title of the Faculty of Health Sciences. It belongs to the branch of knowledge of Health Sciences, with a duration of four years.

Why study the degree

The Degree in Occupational Therapy Is recognized in Spain as one of the most prestigious occupational therapy degrees, and the first to adapt to the EHEA.

In these studies we learn the relevant knowledge of the biological, medical, human, psychological, social, technological and occupational sciences, together with theories of occupation and participation.

It is a socio-sanitary career that presents diverse fields of action: public and private in the social, health, research, teaching, among others.... [-]

Spain A Coruña
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Universidad de Leon

We train professionals who, through the application of Physiotherapy techniques, can cure, recover and adapt to people affected by impairments, functional limitations, di ... [+]

About

We train professionals who, through the application of Physiotherapy techniques, can cure, recover and adapt to people affected by impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status suffered as a result of an injury, illness or other cause.

If you are interested in learning toExecute, direct and coordinate physiotherapy intervention plans, using their own therapeutic tools and attending to the user's individuality.Provide effective physiotherapy care, providing comprehensive assistance to patients.Intervene in the areas of health promotion, prevention, protection and recovery.Design physiotherapy intervention plans according to criteria of adequacy, validity and efficiency.Diagnostic assessment of physiotherapy care according to the standards and with internationally recognized validation instruments.What we offer youExperience and tradition in the training of physiotherapists.Facilities with laboratories equipped with a wide variety of professional equipment.Internships in numerous public and private health centers.Teaching staff with extensive experience in professional practice.National and international mobility programs (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, United States, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Taiwan and Vietnam).Professional outings... [-]
Spain León
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba (UNIMEP)

Physiotherapy is a science that deals with the study of human movement in all its forms and potential. ... [+]

Physiotherapy is a science that deals with the study of human movement in all its forms and potential. The physiotherapist has now ample job opportunities in hospitals, clinics, health centers and stations, sports teams and rehabilitation centers. Created in 1976, the course of Physiotherapy, UNIMEP has been pointed out by the specialized press as one of the best in the country. This is mainly due to the excellence of its innovative curriculum, meet the latest national guidelines and market demands, as well as its hair internships, integration with the Master's Program in Physical Therapy and its infrastructure.

DURATION5 years in daytime or nighttime

Monthly investment

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Brazil Campinas
March 2020
Portuguese (Brazil)
Full-time
5 years
Campus
Centro Universitário do Rio Grande do Norte (UNI-RN)

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at UNI-RN will have a generalist, humanist, critical and reflective, the aggregate technical and professional attributes. ... [+]

goal Training professionals to present social responsibility, able to work on prevention, rehabilitation and healing people, promoting improvement in their quality of life, never abandoning his investigative sense and reflective critical in the search for its improvement; to develop the ability to promote comprehensive and integrated action on health, attention to physical, psychological and social needs of individuals, a physiotherapist who has entrepreneurial spirit and who know how to identify and intervene continually in its social responsibility, as well as being able to recognize the technical-scientific and human rigor in professional performance. Profile Egress

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at UNI-RN will have a generalist, humanist, critical and reflective, the aggregate technical and professional attributes. Physiotherapists holding a broad, global view, and respect the ethical / bioethical and cultural principles of individual and collective. Able to have as human movement object of study in all its forms of expression and potential.... [-]

Brazil Natal
March 2020
Portuguese (Brazil)
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport

The graduate in physiotherapy is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. She/he is allowed to provide treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and re ... [+]

The graduate in physiotherapy is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. She/he is allowed to provide treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and rehabilitation care, which can be provided in medical facilities of all types, including rehabilitation institutions and specialized departments, social care facilities, spas, and sports facilities. She/he is endowed with practical skills within the full extent of physiotherapy, acts independently and uses a broad spectrum of physiotherapeutic methods, including therapeutic procedures based on physical agents. She/he is able to assess the effect of the therapy applied. The therapist is endowed with knowledge and skills that comply with the WCPT regulations.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus