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Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. Entry requirements Other information Scottish Higher AABBB UCAS code B160 A Level AAB Duration 4 years full-time Irish Leaving Certificate H1 H2 H2 H3 Start date September 2019 International Baccalaureate 32 points Delivery On campus International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5 Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Required subjects Two of Biol, Phys, Chem and Maths at Higher/A Level or equivalent. Scottish and Irish applicants are also required to pass Higher English. English and Maths at S/Int2/N5/GCSE Exchange opportunities N/A Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications We welcome applications from mature students with other relevant qualifications and /or experience. Other degree and graduate qualifications will be considered. Direct Entry Not available. Relevant HN qualifications may be considered for entry to Year One. Other requirements A satisfactory criminal records check is also required. COURSE QUALITY SATISFACTION 100% NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Professional registration/ accreditation You will be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and to apply for membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Placements Placements provide the opportunity to integrate practice with theory, by working directly with patients and qualified staff. You will complete one 2-week foundation placement in Year One, one 6-week placement in Year Two, two 6-week placements in Year Three and in Year Four one 6-week placement and a 4-week elective placement. Placements take place within the NHS and social care sector at various locations across Scotland. QMU manages the sourcing and allocation of placements for each student with the exception of the elective placement. The elective placement is organised by each individual student and provides the potential for a practice- based placement in a speciality area of interest or outside of the UK. It may be possible for you to undertake a single, elective, practice-based placement outside the UK. 83 Careers You can work as a physiotherapist in the NHS, both in major hospitals and in the community, in private practice, or in industry. Graduates may also work as sports physiotherapists or pursue research careers. Why QMU? You will be part of a relatively small cohort and have a dedicated personal tutor who will follow your progress and offer guidance throughout all university-based and practice-based learning experiences. An opportunity to be part of an innovative, vibrant and social learning community with integration across all physiotherapy year groups that creates a supportive learning environment. Extracurricular opportunities will provide the chance to further enhance your physiotherapy education.