Studying Physiotherapy at Salford

Student Physio
So you’ve applied to study Physiotherapy, we've made you an offer, but you’re still deciding or have further questions? 
We want to make sure you have all the information you need as you get ready to study at Salford. We hope the information below helps you in your decision making. If you have any further questions, simply get in touch with us here.

Why should you study Physiotherapy at the University of Salford?


This course achieved a 97% overall student satisfaction rate in 2020 (University of Salford analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data)


Upon graduation, you are eligible to become a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and apply to be placed on the Health and Care Professions Council’s (HCPC) Register of Physiotherapists


You will gain wide-ranging experience from placements in NHS hospitals and community-based Trusts, private hospitals, sporting organisations and private practices both locally and beyond the north-west region

Our facilities

Clinical skills rooms

In our clinical skills rooms you’ll be able to practice new skills in a safe environment under the supervision of a qualified practitioner. The Mary Seacole Building is home to a number of plinth rooms used by physiotherapy and sports students with multi-purpose couches for in-house clinical sessions.

Human Performance Lab

Our world-class human performance laboratory is one of the best equipped in the country and contains almost every type of physiological and biomechanical testing equipment, including a 30-metre sprint track with in-built force platforms, motion cameras, blood and gas analysis equipment and speed guns.

The University is also home to three gait labs, which, together with the human performance lab, are used to conduct groundbreaking research by the Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research that underpins your learning.

Did you know?

We're proud to say that in the Complete University Guide 2020 rankings our Physiotherapy course has jumped to 15th place nationally.


Our Physio Community

Our graduates say:

"Practical seminars and lectures provided a mixture of learning environments. This combination made learning an enjoyable experience with days of clinical experience offered at local trusts. This variety made engaging with the course easier. Projects I have worked on have involved working in groups, which has allowed me to establish strong friendships with my peers, making my time at Salford amazing. I have made friendships at Salford that I will take with me for life."




Find out more about accommodation, finance, and wellbeing and support on our Offer Holder Hub.