Undergraduate

Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy (BPhysT)

FIRST YEAR OF STUDY

Fundamental modules: 
 

  • Physics 131 (PHY 131
  • Chemistry 151 (CMY 151)
  • Psychology 110 (SLK 110 )
  • Anatomy 151, 152, 161 & 162 (ANA 151, 152, 161 & 162)
  • Physiology 161 162 (FSG 161, 162)
  • Computer Literacy 111 (CIL 111)
  • Information Literacy 121 (CIL 121)
  • Academic Literacy 110 120 (EOT 110 & 120)
  • African Language - Sepedi 110 or isiZulu 110 (ZUL110)

Core modules:

  • Physiotherapy 100 (FTP 100)


SECOND YEAR OF STUDY

Fundamental modules:

  • Physiology 251, 252, 261 & 262 (FSG 251, 252, 261 & 262)
  • Community Development 180, 181 and 182 (GSO 180, 181 & 182)
  • Anatomical Pathology 210 (ANP 210)
  • Systems in Health Care 254 (SOH 254)
  • Medical Microbiology (GMB 252, 253 & 254)
  • Basic Emergency Care 286 (GNK 286)

Core Modules:

  • Physiotherapy 203 (FTP 203)
  • Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 220 (FTP 220)
  • Professional Development and Leadership 251 (POL 251)


THIRD YEAR OF STUDY

Fundamental modules:

  • Ethics and Law in Health Care 310 (MRZ 310)
  • Research in Health Care 480 (RHC 480)
  • Pharmacology 381 & 382 (FAR 381 & 382)

Core Modules:

  • Physiotherapy 300 (FTP 300)
  • Clinical Physiotherapy Practice 301 (FTP 301)
  • Professional Development and Leadership 300 (POL 300)

 

FOURTH YEAR OF STUDY

Core Modules:

  • Physiotherapy 400 (FTP 400)
  • Physiotherapy Research 401 (FTP 401)
  • Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 402 (FTP 402)
  • Professional Development and Leadership 400 (POL 400)


CLINICAL TRAINING

Clinical training takes place in various clinical facilities in and around Pretoria. It entails an academic (tertiary) hospital, secondary specialist (district) hospitals, primary care (community) hospitals, clinics in rural / semi-urban / urban communities, retirement centres, special schools and private practices. Students treat patients or render a clinical consultation service under the supervision of qualified physiotherapists.

Students provide their own transport to the various clinical facilities.

Formal small group teaching takes place at least once a week.

For more detailed information contact Prof Joyce Mothabeng ([email protected]) or Dr FE Korkie ([email protected]).

 

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