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Have you already completed your training as a physiotherapist? Then take it to the next level and become an expert in prevention, rehabilitation and therapy. With your Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), you will receive the necessary qualification to be able to open your own practice or take on management functions in medical institutions. And you can do so extremely flexibly and efficiently through a shortened distance learning programme.
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You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy at IU by distance learning. Here you can find out how your studies at IU work and what your advantages are in the distance learning study model.
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Why you should study Physiotherapy
Because after studying Physiotherapy, you will be able to treat patients in a science-based manner using the most modern therapy methods, develop innovative therapy plans yourself and instruct trainees. With your Bachelor's degree, your work will become more extensive, more exciting and more lucrative.
You can organise your studies at IU according to your own schedule - for maximum enjoyment in lifelong learning. When you study, you invest a little more in yourself with every module you take. This is an enrichment for you, your patients and your future trainees.
Your IU studies in Physiotherapy
In the Bachelor's degree programme in Physiotherapy at IU, you will primarily be taught technical and methodological skills. In addition to in-depth neuro- and pathophysiological knowledge, this also includes legal and quality aspects in the health care system as well as research methods.
In addition, you can specialise further, for example, to work in health prevention or physiotherapeutic rehabilitation. You also have the opportunity to acquire the necessary know-how to open your own practice. Or you can train future physiotherapists yourself.
A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation
After graduation, you can continue your work as a physiotherapist with additional qualifications. As an academically qualified physiotherapist, you will critically reflect on your therapeutic activities on the basis of scientific findings and develop them further independently. In this way, you design individual treatments tailored to your patients and apply the latest therapy methods.
Furthermore, with the help of your qualification, you can quickly take on management or leadership tasks, as you can take on new tasks and requirements and implement them on your own responsibility. In addition, you can instruct trainees and are involved in important development processes.
The most important questions about studying Physiotherapy
For your Nursing Pedagogy studies at IU, the numerus clausus (NC) from the Abitur or Fachabitur is irrelevant. You can be admitted directly to our distance learning programme if you have completed training in the field of nursing. In the individual counselling interview with your student counsellor, your strengths are also in the foreground, so that you can find the right course of study and the suitable form of study for your future wishes.
You can currently complete your Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy the Virtual Campus. This means that you can study anywhere in Germany.
Yes, this is also possible at IU. The prerequisite for starting your studies is a completed vocational training as a physiotherapist. If you have also worked full-time as a physiotherapist for at least 3 years, you can also study physiotherapy without a university entrance qualification.
The Physiotherapy Bachelor's programme lasts for 18, 24 or 36 months, depending on which time model you choose. If you need more time and semesters for your studies, this is absolutely no problem.
The basic requirement for training to become a Physiotherapist is a secondary school leaving certificate or a lower secondary school leaving certificate with two years of work experience. In addition, you need a medical certificate proving that you are physically fit. Since as a physiotherapist you come into contact with different people every day, good communication skills are also appreciated. Other desirable skills include: diligence, reliability and a sense of responsibility. Does this apply to you? Then train to become a physiotherapist and then study for a Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy at IU.
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