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Rehabilitation sciences have been offered within Kingston and St George’s for over 10 years. With over 250 students, 20 academic staff and a number of high profile research grants, our rehabilitation sciences courses continue to shape the health outcomes of many service users and patients throughout the United Kingdom.

We’re actively engaged in research and policy making, working with a range of professional bodies to influence rehabilitation sciences in practice. Our pioneering courses are designed in response to current healthcare initiatives, and in collaboration with health and social care service users whose experience influences teaching, learning, practice and research here.

Based at the St George’s, University of London campus in Tooting, south west London, Kingston and St George’s provides courses in pre-registration physiotherapy, occupational therapy, postgraduate rehabilitation and applied exercise for health.


The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Why choose us?
  • The Guardian University Guide 2015 ranks Kingston and St George’s as top in London for Rehabilitation Sciences.

  • Long-running reputation with a holistic approach to rehabilitation sciences disciplines.

  • A knowledge transfer partnership with Places for People – one of the largest retailers of health and leisure centres in south west London – ensures our teaching is practice-informed and relevant.

  • Bridges, one of the UK’s leading stroke self-management programmes, was developed by resident rehabilitation sciences academic – Professor Fiona Jones. The research has resulted in a spin-out social enterprise based within Kingston and St George’s.

  • High-quality research rating in the 2015 Research Excellence Framework for all our courses.

  • Over 80 practice partner businesses from the public and private sector help shape our courses. They include NHS trusts in south west London as well as voluntary sector partners.

Employment prospects
  • All graduates obtain employment within six months of receiving their degree.

Student benefits
  • Our courses offer the innovative use of peer-assisted learning and students benefit in particular from the support provided by more senior students in classroom and clinical settings.

  • We also have a dedicated Student Support Officer to ensure student wellbeing; they are the first point of contact for students who have personal problems, need advice or are seeking information about university services.




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