Graduates have the professional training to work with ill and disabled persons, especially in the use of natural (physical) factors in prophylactics and therapy. The course covers general subjects: human anatomy and physiology, etc. and professional subjects: physiotherapy, kinesiotherapy, therapeutic massage, balneotherapy, climate therapy, spa therapy etc.
Our graduates’ qualifications and professional skills provide them with the credentials for: restoring physical fitness and functioning in people of various ages, which they had lost or had reduced as the result of various illnesses and/or injuries; and in serious conditions – to develop motor capabilities at an optimum level for a given person; to develop and maintain physical fitness and functioning in people with disabilities, depending on their potential capabilities, so that they can live active lives; adapt measure to the overriding rehabilitation goals for individuals in rehabilitation groups.
The knowledge and skills acquired during the course give graduates the opportunity to seek employment in: public and non-public health institutions (e.g. various kinds of hospitals, specialist clinics, rehabilitation clinics and treatment centres, multi-specialist clinics, rehabilitation centres and sanatoriums); school and inter-school corrective gymnastics and rehabilitation-education centres; supported employment enterprises and activity therapy workshops; public and non-public institution for the disabled; businesses and enterprises running pro-health operations (e.g. physical culture societies, health and beauty salons and centres, massage parlours and fitness centres); sports institutions (e.g. club wellness centres, sports medical clinics and central sports centres).
Graduates can also run their own physiotherapy practices. Furthermore, graduates are prepared to take up a second cycle course and to continue their education with a third cycle (doctoral) studies course.