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Best Physiotherapy Schools In Canada 2018

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Physiotherapy also known as Physical therapy is a medical profession that focuses on patients who have difficulties with their physical independence and mobility. The role of physiotherapists is to reduce the pain associated with these difficulties. They also endeavor to improve the overall well-being and fitness of the patients concerned.

Due to many people in need of physiotherapy, this profession has become much sought-after in the world. This is the same case with Canada. Those who want to become physiotherapists must first gain formal training. The educational requirements for prospective physiotherapists in Canada include:

  • A master’s degree in physiotherapy from an accredited institution within Canada.
  • An undergraduate degree complete with pre-requisites. This is usually applied to people who want to enter a master’s degree program.
  • Completion of a physiotherapy national exam to determine the competency of all graduating physiotherapists.

Here Are The Best Physiotherapy Schools In Canada 2018

 

10.University of Victoria

University of Victoria

University of Victoria

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and two months at UBC
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

The University is just a 20-minute drive from downtown Victoria, in British Columbia and is close to the Pacific Ocean. With a strong focus on research-based learning, the University of Victoria offers a wide variety of accredited undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

 

9.Queen’s University

Queen's university

Ontario Hall – Queen’s University Photograph by Nicole Couture-Lord

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and two months at Queens
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy offers a twenty-four-month program in Physical Therapy leading to a professional Master of Science (PT) degree.

The Physical Therapy program at Queen’s University has completed the accreditation review process administered by the Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC).

 

8.Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and two months at Dalhousie
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

Dalhousie University is a public research university based in Nova Scotia, Canada- with three campuses in Halifax, and a fourth in Bible Hill. Founded in 1818, Dalhousie is one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 18,200 students from around the world. It has 12 faculties and offers over 180 degrees.

 

7.University of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan

Agriculture building (c) University of Saskatchewan

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and two months at Saskatchewan
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

The University of Saskatchewan popularly known as the U of S is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. The University was established in 1907 to become the first university in the Saskatchewan region. With a wide variety of accredited programs offered in subjects like engineering, medicine, law, agriculture, business, the arts, and sciences

 

6.Universite de Sherbrooke

 

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and two months at Sherbrooke
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

Université de Sherbrooke is a French-speaking institution based out of Quebec. The Université de Sherbrooke has been welcoming international students ever since it was founded and each year the numbers increase. More than 85% of the students enrolled at the Université are from outside Sherbrooke. The Université de Sherbrooke offers international students introductory and advanced language programs. These are designed to help students join existing programs.

 

5.Western University

University of Western Ontario

University of Western Ontario

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and two months at Western
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

Western University is located in London, Ontario. The University is a beautiful 1200-acre campus with a mix of Gothic architecture and modern buildings. ‘The Western Experience’ is a unique learning experience that seeks to bring out the best in every student and helps them achieve their academic and professional goals. With seven first-entry (undergraduate) faculties and a School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, a number of programs from bachelor through doctoral degrees are offered across subject areas.

 

4.University of Alberta

University of Alberta Campus

University of Alberta Campus

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and Four months at Alberta
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

The University of Alberta is consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University offers over 250 undergraduate programs, 170 graduate programs and hosts over 450 active student groups and clubs. The University has four state-of-the-art campuses. Among these, Campus Saint-Jean is a dedicated French-language campus offering programs in arts, commerce, education, engineering (first year), science, nursing, and conservation and environmental sciences.

 

3.Mcmaster University

MACLEANS-MCMASTER UNIVERSITY-09.27.11-HAMILTON, ONTARIO: McMaster University campus grounds.

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and Two months at McMaster
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

McMaster University was established in 1887 in Toronto. In 1930. With over 125 years of academic excellence, McMaster University has regional campuses in Burlington, Waterloo, Niagara and downtown Hamilton. The University offers top class programs through each of its six faculties, the DeGroote School of Business and the Faculties of Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Social Sciences.

 

2.University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia Campus

University of British Columbia Campus

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and Two months at UBC
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

The University of British Columbia or UBC is consistently ranked among the top 40 universities in the world. With over a century of academic excellence, UBC has two campuses; one in Vancouver and the other in Okanagan. With students from over 140 countries, UBC offers a truly multi-cultural learning environment. With 11 faculties, 10 schools and one college; there is practically a course for every popular subject stream.

 

1.University of Toronto

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Required: Undergraduate degree
Study for: Two years and Two months at Toronto
Degree awarded: Masters Of Science In Physical Therapy (MPT)

The University of Toronto is one of the leading research-intensive universities in the North-American continent. the University of Toronto was ranked at number 20. U of T offers over 700 undergraduate programs and 222 masters and doctoral programs in a wide variety of subjects ranging from the Humanities to Arts, Science and Engineering.

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