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Placements

Both of our courses aim to prepare students in all areas of practice fundamental to the needs of a newly qualified physiotherapist or sport rehabilitator. For this, students must be able to exercise sound judgement in a variety of clinical or sporting situations, and be able to evaluate and adapt their therapeutic skills to meet the needs of the individual patient/client.

We pride ourselves on the flexible approach to education that we offer in year three; you choose two optional modules in each semester, enabling you to design a course of study based on your own interests and preferences.

Course specific placement information:

 

Each student must undertake a minimum of 1,000 hours of supervised clinical experience. At Nottingham, this is divided into eight four-week placements plus a three-week 'elective placement' at the very end of the course.

Find out more about Physiotherapy placements

 

We expect students to complete four practice placements totalling a minimum of 720 hours. Each week will comprise 36 hours and you may be required to work weekends or evenings depending on the requirements of the placement area.

Find out more about Sport Rehabilitation placements 

 

School of Health Sciences

B Floor, South Block Link
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 0850
email: shs-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk