Where Can I Study Physiotherapy In South Africa

What is a Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability.

Where Can I Study Physiotherapy In South Africa

University of Cape Town  

University of the Free State

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Sefako Makgatho Health Science University (SMU)

University of Pretoria

University of Stellenbosch 

University of the Western Cape

University of the Witwatersrand

What are the requirements to study Physiotherapy in South Africa?

Subject requirements for Bachelor of Physiotherapy: Maths, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences, all at level 4 with a minimum of 30 points. Only students applying for Physiotherapy as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice will be considered.

How much does it cost to study Physiotherapy in South Africa?

Tuition Fee

Based on the tuition of 53,830 ZAR per year for 4 years.

Is Physiotherapy in demand in South Africa?

Physiotherapists who have qualified at the University of Pretoria are in demand in all sectors of healthcare worldwide. The BPhysio program requires four years of full-time study.

How long does it take to study physiotherapy in South Africa?

four year

The undergraduate BSc Physiotherapy program is a four-year course from which students may progress directly to master’s programmes.

How many years is physiotherapy in South Africa?

four years

The duration of the Physiotherapy degree program is normally four years. Students who by the middle of the first year have not met certain performance requirements are required to transfer to an Intervention Programme of one year, after which they return to the standard programme.

How many hours does a physiotherapist work a day in South Africa?

Mostly it is 8–9 hrs a day, for full-timers. If the physiotherapist has to work in ICUs and acute care wards, he might have to do night duty and Sunday duties also, which can be compensated with a complementary off or other compensations.