About the school

Physiotherapists are healthcare professionals who treat patients from physical pain and help them maintain their balance, mobility, and motor function.

Our Physiotherapy programme is- the 1st UK Physiotherapy programme in Egypt. It offers opportunities for a challenging and rewarding career through our advanced medical suites, simulation mannequins and advanced facilities. 

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BSc Physiotherapy 


About the Degree

Physiotherapy is a branch of Medicine and Health, while physiotherapists are evidence-based healthcare professionals who treat patients from physical pain and help them maintain their mobility and motor function.

Our School of Health helps students become professional physiotherapists who offer cost-effective treatments that relieve pain, reduce the need for surgery, and allow patients to participate in a recovery plan designed for their specific needs.

Why this programme?

  • Our physiotherapy students benefit from a high-caliber academic experience through the only programme in Egypt and the Middle East that provides over 1000 hours of work placement, internships, and on-going practice that starts from the first year of study.
  • The multidisciplinary courses provided in the programme cover anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, cardiorespiratory, neurology, orthopedics, pediatrics, women health, physiotherapy practice and electrotherapy.

Progression Requirements:  From IFP to Level 4
Progression Requirements:  From Level 4 onwards

Students are expected to meet the following requirements in the International Foundation Program (IFP) to progress to Level 4.
  • Achieve a grade of 50% in Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Achieve a grade of 50% in Basics for physiotherapy II.
  • Achieve a grade of 50% in Intensive/Standard English 2
  • Achieve a grade of 40% or in all other modules (Biochemistry- Basics for Physiotherapy I- Intensive/Standard English 1)

    Programme-specific assessment regulations; (From Level 4 onwards)

    The programme complies with the University's academic regulations (in particular, UPR AS11, UPR AS13andUPR AS14) with the exception of those listed below, which have been approved by the University.

    Final compensatory credits
    (UPR AS14 section D4.4) and/or intra-module compensation is not permitted;

    At each academic level, the student will normally be required to have passed 45 credits (at first attempt/referral) to be permitted a re-enrolment opportunity and hence repeat failed modules (i.e. FREN grade) (
    UPR AS14, section D3);

What will I study?

Foundation Year

Level Four

Level Five

Level Six

Work Placement Year (Regional Regulation)

career opportunities

With our physiotherapy programme, you will have a wide range of industries to work in. Physiotherapists practice their profession in a wide range of settings, such as: joining multi-disciplinary teams in hospitals, outpatient clinics, sports and fitness facilities, medical research centers, rehabilitation, post-partum care, and special needs schools.


Our industry-focussed programmes are designed to meet today’s national economic needs and our students learn in up-to-date facilities, specialist labs, using industry standard equipment and medical simulation suites. Consequently, our graduates are work-ready, with research-based subject knowledge, industry-based practice, and an employment focus to their ambitions


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Participation in the 21st IPTCCU

July 27, 2022

The University of Hertfordshire’s Physiotherapy department is happy to participate in the 21st International Physical Therapy Conference of Cairo University (IPTCCU). The conference, which will be presented under the title “Physical Therapy and Quality of Life” is held at the Grand Nile Tower Hotel on the 28th and 29th of July.

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