Physiotherapy – Applied Therapy Science

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What is the content of the course of studies?

Students receive scientific skills through the subject modules of scientific work, statistics, test statistics and test theory, and evidence-based practice and quality management. Furthermore, the course deals with topics from the social sciences fields of applied psychology and ethics, professional politics and scientific theories. In addition, the course includes lectures on theory-based therapeutic action (subject areas are prevention, treatment theories and models, interdisciplinary field of action, clinical reasoning, inclusion in the therapeutic field of action). Furthermore, students gain professional expertise in physiotherapy in the fields of training sciences and performance diagnostics, motion analysis and biomechanics. In addition, students will gain insight into therapy scientific aspects of the whole lifespan (children and adolescence, adulthood, old age) and in therapeutic-scientific aspects of physiotherapy. Lectures deal with the latest developments in the neurological rehabilitation in psychosomatic and chronification conditions and in musculoskeletal rehabilitation. In addition, students gain scientific methodological skills in professional practice as well as health-related skills.

Where can I find employment later on?
Advice, support, leadership positions, health management, prevention, rehabilitation, therapy, quality assurance, science and research.
In what fields/subject areas can I work?

See places of employment.

What are the entry requirements?
  • General higher education entrance qualification (Hochschulreife), advanced technical college certificate (Fachhochschulreife).
  • Successful interview and a state exam in a therapy profession.

What costs will I incur as part of my studies?
Tuition fees of € 318 per month, one-off registration fee/equivalence test of € 285 and a one-off examination fee of € 390.


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Who offers this course?

Hochschule Fresenius

Type of study

Extra-occupational studies


Four semesters

Qualification on completion

Bachelor of Science

Special features

State recognition