BSc in Physiotherapy

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Program Description

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"I chose to study at University of Pecs because of its high quality education. University of Pecs has long enjoyed a prestigious academic position and has been pioneering work in improving the health service system and reducing health risks in Hungary and throughout Europe and beyond. I was particularly interested to be taught by the internationally recognized faculty of UP. Also, UP is known for its multicultural environment, I was really excited about this because I knew I would get to meet new people and learn about their culture while developing a strong network."

Samuel Akinola (Nigeria, Faculty of Health Sciences)

The physiotherapist is much more than a masseur or aerobics instructor. The massaging and exercising is only a small element of the wide variety of techniques with which a physiotherapist creates magic: the joy of painless movement. You use your body day by day but have you ever wondered how much work your muscles, sinews and joints do in order to move your body parts in harmony? If you dislocate your ankle or pinch a nerve in your back, you will understand how important it is to take good care of your body. With the 20-21st century came a change in our lifestyle. Did you grow up playing football, climbing trees all day long? These stimuli are important in the early development of our movement and nervous system. As a physiotherapist, you can cure the problems created by inactivity.

Although our world is moving fast, we don’t move enough. And so, a physiotherapist will always have many tasks. With your creativity and empathy, you could be the creator of a new treatment, the new Dévény, McKenzie or Schrott!

Career opportunities

You don’t necessarily have to work in health care; you’ll have opportunities to work for wellness, fitness or sport centers, spas and spa-hotels or even sports clubs. If you have the experience you can also start your own business. You can always deepen your knowledge by doing research or teaching: you can gain a PhD in the Doctoral School. Or you can open a private physiotherapy praxis. The health, life and social sciences will be followed by a great deal of anatomy. After mastering these, you will deepen your knowledge in the workings of the muscles and joints. You will get the knack of the job after participating in skill labs and if your moves are skilled enough you will then use this knowledge in the field with the help of a mentor.

Application Procedure

Examples of Subjects During the Studies

  • Basics of Physiotherapy
  • Manual Techniques
  • Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapy
  • Locomotor Disases
  • Neurological-Psychiatric Physiotherapy
  • Infant-Paediatric and Obstetric-Gynaecological Physiotherapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Electro-Diagnostics
  • Radiology and Imaging Procedures

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Last updated May 2020

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The creation of the University of Pécs was first initiated by King Louis the Great in 1367. Today, the University of Pécs is one of the most prestigious institutions in the country, where there are te ... Read More

The creation of the University of Pécs was first initiated by King Louis the Great in 1367. Today, the University of Pécs is one of the most prestigious institutions in the country, where there are ten faculties, which cover the full spectrum of higher education to provide high quality, comprehensive training. In addition to the education and research activities, medical treatment is a crucial activity of ours; the Clinical Centre takes care of not only of the region’s outpatients and in-patients, but in many areas has national-level duties, too. Read less