CAO Code LY826
  Letterkenny Campus

Higher Certificate

Health Science with Physiotherapy Studies

2 years  /    Level 6  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Health Science with Physiotherapy Studies is the study of the human body with particular focus on Anatomy and Physiology and provides a foundation to Physiotherapy studies. Through a unique progression opportunity, this programme allows students to progress to complete a BSc Honours in Physiotherapy at Coventry University.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Human Biology Mandatory 10 6
People Centered Communication Skills Mandatory 10 5
Introduction to Physiotherapy Mandatory 10 7
2 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Mandatory 10 6
Introduction to Human Health & Disease Mandatory 5 3
Psychological Well-Being & Health Promotion Mandatory 10 5
Civic & Social Engagement Mandatory 5 1
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Introduction to Physiotherapy Assessment Mandatory 5 3
Pathophysiology Mandatory 10 7
Anatomy of the Lower Quadrant Mandatory 5 5
Research & Study Skills Mandatory 10 5
4 Health and Wellbeing in the Community Mandatory 10 4
Anatomy of the Upper Quadrant Mandatory 5 5
Movement Analysis, Physical Activity & Exercise Mandatory 5 3
Physiotherapy Intervention & Management Mandatory 10 7

Professional Recognition

Graduates of the HC in Health Science with Physiotherapy Studies in LYIT are not qualified as Physiotherapists and are not eligible to register with CORU.

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Further studies in Coventry University

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353 (0)74 9186309 / +353 (0)74 9186302

Head of Department Dr Joanne Gallagher
Email: science@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186309

School and Department
School of Science
Department of Life & Physical Sciences