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Physiotherapy Schools In Ghana

Want to be a physiotherapist in Ghana?

Here are the main institutions you should attend.

How do I become a physiotherapist in Ghana?

How to Become a Physiotherapist in Ghana.

To become a physiotherapist, you usually have to complete a degree in physiotherapy at university. To get into these courses you usually need to gain your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.

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List of physiotherapy schools in Ghana

Below is a comprehensive list of accredited physiotherapy schools in Ghana, their location and contact details.

The University of Health and Allied Sciences

This is the only health-oriented university in Ghana. UHAS was established in 2012 by an ACT of parliament. UHAS runs physiotherapy and rehabilitation sciences which seeks to produce physiotherapist with a strong foundation in clinical and research knowledge.

They give a holistic physiotherapy training to students under a 4-year schedule.

Contact the physiotherapy department at the University of Health and Allied Sciences using the details below:

PT Cosmos Yarfi – Acting Head of Department

+233 244 403717

[email protected]


PT Augustine Appah Acquah

+233 26 777 6060

[email protected]

PT Adjoa Nkrumah Banson

+233 243 479 497

[email protected]

PT Anna Hughton

+233 27 515 9465

[email protected]

Dr. Kweku Laast

+233 55 707 8564

[email protected]


University of Ghana

The physiotherapy department of UG was established in 2001 as a department under the School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences. The primary aim of this programme is to train physiotherapist for the job market.

It is a four-year programme which a Bachelor’s degree is awarded at the end of the course. The basic requirement is that one should have at least passes in six subjects of the WASSCE.

To apply for this course, purchase a University of Ghana Admission form voucher, fill the online application and submit.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

KNUST offers a bachelor degree in physiotherapy and sports sciences. The School of Physiotherapy And Sports Science offers a four-year undergraduate course leading to the BSc. (Honours) Degree in Physiotherapy And Sports Science.

Bachelor BSc Physiotherapy And Sports Science At KNUST Entry Requirement

Wassce / Sssce Applicants

Credit passes in THREE (3) core subjects including English Language, Integrated Science, Mathematics and Credit passes in any THREE (3) elective subjects in Biology, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.

Short-listed Applicants must pass an interview.

What grades are needed for physiotherapy?

To get onto a physiotherapy degree course you usually need two or three A levels, including biological science and/or PE, along with five GCSEs (grades A-C), including English language, maths and at least one science.


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