Welcome to the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of the Free State

We at the department of physiotherapy to welcome you to our website. We are passionate and proud of our courses and aim to instill this passion and pride in all our students.

This website was designed to answer the questions we frequently encounter from both students and prospective students. Please feel free to contact the department for any further enquiries.

Message from the Head of the Department

The department dynamically addresses higher education transformation. Discipline-specific and critical learning outcomes are taught within a problem- and community-based framework. The education and training programme is integrated to meet the criteria for qualification as stipulated by the South African Qualifications Authority and the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

Equity and transparency are applied in both student selection and course assessment while maintaining quality assurance. Graduates enjoy national and international recognition. The profession develops critical thinking, thereby contributing to the full development of each student and the social and economic development of the entire community. Service delivery ranges from caring for the elderly to assisting top athletes to reach for gold.


Department of Physiotherapy (G30)
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein, 9300, South Africa

Contact Person
Secretary: Tlalane Mokoena
T: +27 51 401 3289
F: +27 51 401 3304


Central Information Office
T: +27 51 401 3739
F: +27 86 579 5154


Student Administration
Faculty Administration

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