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Why you should study with us


1st in Wales

Our Physiotherapy programme is ranked 1st in Wales by the Complete University Guide 2021.


3rd in the UK

Our Physiotherapy programme is ranked 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.


We are international

We are committed to enabling our students to have an international learning experience.


Our location

Our main School building is situated in the heart of Wales’ biggest hospital – so you will be immersed in an actual healthcare environment from day one.


Our programme is funded

A full NHS bursary, including tuition fees and a non-repayable bursary for living costs is available for our programmes providing you meet eligibility requirements.


Our facilities

Our high-tech simulation suites and equipment mirror the healthcare environments in which you will undertake placements and eventually work in as qualified professionals.


Entry year

Physiotherapy (BSc)

Full time, 3 years

Our programme is validated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

Our talk

Physiotherapy (BSc) Admissions Tutor, Stephen Dando, provides an overview of the course - from how it is structured, to tips on how to apply.

I wanted to be a physiotherapist to make a genuine difference to people’s lives, and I believe that studying at Cardiff will make me the best healthcare professional I can be.
Chloe Physiotherapy (BSc) student

Hear from one of our students

Third year Physiotherapy (BSc) student, Emma, talks about her experience of studying with us.

I'm proud to be a Cardiff University Physiotherapy graduate. It's an absolutely amazing programme setting graduates up brilliantly well for a lifetime of physio!
Joe Physiotherapy alumnus

Take a virtual tour of our facilities

Caerleon Simulation Suite

Our simulation suite mirrors clinical settings allowing students to develop key skills and experience.


Lecture theatre

Our refurbished lecture theatre hosts large teaching sessions.

Practical room 1

We have many practical rooms where students can practice and develop their clinical skills.

Practical room 2

We have many practical rooms where students can practice and develop their clinical skills.

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Research Centre for Clinical Kineasiology (RCCK)

RCCK contains state-of-the-art equipment for biomechanical and physiological measurement.

IV Lounge

Our recreational and cafeteria space is also home to the Heath Campus Student's Union.

Heath Campus Library

Educational resources for our healthcare programmes can be found at our on-site library.

Be part of something special

Want to make a difference, not just a choice? With accessible courses, inspiring lecturers, and friends you make for life, release your potential with us and start a career you'll feel proud of.

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Guaranteed accommodation

If you arrive in September, you're guaranteed a single occupancy room, and you'll be allocated with other first-year students.

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Student life

Learn more about our sport and recreation, free language programmes, living costs, learning support and the Students' Union.

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Living costs

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