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This page provides placement information for students and placement hosts in relation to Northumbria University's BSc and MSc Physiotherapy programmes.

Currently the Physiotherapy Programme overviews and ARC Systems Information sections are available.  Other sections listed below are currently under construction and will be available shortly.


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Important Information

Information to be added here shortly



Placement Documentation

Placement Handbook(s) - to be added shortly

Arc Systems Information

Arc is the system we use to manage and facilitate our student placements; our placement hosts have access to Arc PEP and our students to Arc Web. Further information about both systems (including how-to guides for PEP-users) can be found through this link, but if you have any questions about the systems, please don't hesitate to get in touch by e-mailing

  • Placement hosts can access Arc PEP and Audit through this link
  • Students can access Arc Web (POW) through their portal - more information can be found on the 'Accessing Arc Web - information for students' tab on this page.



Programme Overviews

Please find below overviews of the current Physiotherapy programmes at Northumbria University:

BSc Physiotherapy

September 2017 intake

September 2018 intake

September 2019 intake

MSc Physiotherapy

January 2018 intake

January 2019 intake 



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