Career prospects

Bachelor programme Physiotherapy

First-class career prospects

Physiotherapy is playing an increasingly important role in the areas of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in Austria and across the EU – a trend which is being reinforced by recent developments in healthcare (e.g. in primary healthcare) and by demographic change.

This ensures excellent career prospects for physiotherapists. Graduates of the Physiotherapy bachelor programme stand out for their highly-developed social and problem-solving skills and their willingness to engage in lifelong learning. These are characteristics that enable them contribute to breakthroughs in the application of physiotherapy in new social- and health-policy contexts that gain long-term acceptance.

Are you destined for one of these jobs?

Graduates of St. Pölten UAS’s Physiotherapy bachelor programme work:

  • in employed positions in hospitals, rehabilitation centres, retirement and care homes, facilities for people with disabilities, treatment centres and wellness facilities, doctors’ surgeries, schools, kindergartens and for local authority health departments
  • as freelancers with their own practices, peripatetic practitioners who treat patients in their homes, or in the field of prevention
  • in teaching roles at educational and training institutions
  • in research and academia
  • on healthcare projects
  • in prevention and health promotion, e.g. in the areas of workplace ergonomics, sport and fitness, posture training, health advice, as well as health education and providing services for sports clubs