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Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy

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Institute:
Metropolitan College
Athens, Thessaloniki
October 2020
4 years
Bachelor
Full Time
Greek, English

DESCRIPTION

Why choose the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy?

✓ The first undergraduate programme of studies in Physiotherapy offered in Greece by a UK University.
✓ Metropolitan College is the only College in Greece with graduates, who – following the procedure provided in the relevant legislation – became members of the UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). All graduates of Health allied programmes are eligible to apply for registration with the UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), via the international route
✓ The Department of Physiotherapy of Metropolitan College is a member of the ENPHE network (European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education).
✓ Application of theory into practice in the specialized Physiotherapy laboratories of the College with state-of-the-art equipment.
✓ Completing 1000 hours of practice-based clinical placement, which are required for the professional recognition of students as certified physiotherapists.
✓ Placements in a wide network of cooperating clinical settings, recognized in Greece and abroad, that offer the contact with up to date patient care and support settings.
✓ Interdisciplinary modules, with the participation of students from other programmes of the School of Health.
✓ Opportunity to attend educational seminars by world famous Physiotherapists.
✓ The academic personnel consists of recognized scientists and clinical practitioners, who work in big hospitals.
✓ Opportunity to enroll on the only postgraduate programme in Physiotherapy in Greece.

Description
The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme, aims at the education of physiotherapists in the fields of prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients, from diseases and injuries. The structure of the programme promotes the systematic approach of a broad range of clinical cases and the cooperation among health professionals. The continuous formation of the specialized educational personnel ensures the harmonization of the programme with the modern international scientific and educational trends. The main aim of the programme is the education of the students in the science of Physiotherapy, in the acquisition of clinical skills and the promotion of a critical and investigative spirit. The School of Physiotherapy of Metropolitan College is a member of the ENPHE network (European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education). The purpose of ENPHE is to improve quality in education, research and knowledge through the exchange of information between educational institutions in Europe, but always in accordance with the imperatives of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT). ENPHE started its activity in 1995 and now more than 183 Physical Therapy schools from 29 counties in Europe are members. ΕΝΡΗΕ organizes a conference on an annual basis in one of the member countries, where academic staff and programme directors share experiences and knowledge on educational and research issues. In addition, educational seminars are organized annually, addressed to the academic staff of Physiotherapy from the member-schools.

INFORMATION

Career Prospects
The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme offers the necessary skills to those who wish to advance professionally in the Physiotherapy sector. Graduates of the programme can:

  • Work as Physiotherapists in many professional setting of health promotion and rehabilitation, such as private physiotherapy centres, rehabilitation and follow-up treatment centres, fitness centres, educational institutions, private hospital/clinics.
  • Work as freelancers, practicing the profession privately.
  • Continue their studies at postgraduate level in Greece and abroad.
TUITION FEES
For information regarding student fees please contact the Institute.
CONTACT FORM
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