Riga Stradins University - Physiotherapy - Bachelor's undergraduate

Last updated on:2020-02-15
Type of study programmeProfessional bachelor degree
DegreeBSc degree and a qualification of Physiotherapist
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 08-May-2023
Duration4 years (8 semesters)
Study typeFull-time
Credit points160 (ECTS: 240)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in English in special groups formed for international students. Latvian language is taught in the framework of study program as a compulsory course.
Fees8000 - 9000 EUR per year (2020/21)
Study programme descriptionThe aim of the programme is to provide a comprehensive education for students seeking to become qualified and competitive physiotherapists, developing professional physiotherapeutic studies, based on the scientific theory of the field, and corresponding to the professional standards of physiotherapy. By implementing the acquisition of extended knowledge in physiotherapy, students are prepared for creative research and educational work.

Studies are organised in lectures, seminars, discussions, group and individual projects and presentations. Main courses offered include basic subjects like Anatomy and Biology, clinical subjects - Pathological Physiology, Internal Diseases and specialised subjects - Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation and many more. During the final year students undertake placements and carry out scientific work (Bachelor theses). Students in this programme acquire knowledge of health improvement and prophylactic measures as well as the skills to improve and maintain the functional abilities of patients by using different methods of physiotherapy.

Graduates of this programme are usually employed in rehabilitation institutions, social care centres, schools, sports teams or similar establishments.
Study programme linkwww.rsu.lv/en/study-programme/physiotherapy
RequirementsMinimum age - 18. Maximum age is not limited. All international applicants are expected to have completed their upper secondary education including 2 semesters of Biology and must be eligible for higher education studies in their home country.
Certificate of the English language proficiency is required.
Higher Education Institution
Dzirciema iela 16, Riga, LV-1007, Latvia
Phone:+371 67409261; +371 67409212
E-mail:international@rsu.lv  www.rsu.lv/eng/