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Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Physiotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Introduction

A distance learning course with an emphasis on contemporary leadership, this flexible Masters degree will give you the tools needed to design services and successfully implement change.

This MSc Rehabilitation course is for those with qualifications in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy who wish to take their career to the next level - whether in a leadership role, in academic research or by advancing their clinical expertise.

Designed by UWE Bristol academics with input from industry specialists, the core modules of the course equip students with the skills, thinking and perspective to be able to implement change in settings ranging from established health and social care settings to marginal communities. Not just within the UK/ NHS framework but within a global context.

With several optional modules available, you can tailor the course to your own areas of interest, including neurorehabilitation, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, long term conditions, fatigue, health economics and knowledge.

Careers / Further study

On graduation, you will have the qualification required to advance to Band 6, 7 or 8 within the NHS and its partners.

Overseas students will be able to register with the UK's Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be eligible for work in the UK or Europe.

This Masters enables British students to seek out licencing opportunities in the USA.

In addition to these routes, the course will equip you with the skills needed to innovate and design services for patients and users in a diverse range of situations around the globe.

Modules

Rehabilitation (30 Credits)
Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology (15 Credits)
Contemporary Leadership in Rehabilitation (30 Credits)
Dissertation (45 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a good honours first degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy from a recognised institution of higher education or overseas equivalent. It is envisaged that applicants to the course may be from a diverse range of backgrounds both in terms of education and experience. Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements detailed above will be assessed on an individual basis taking into account work experience and academic study/qualifications.

University information

A champion of ambition, the University of the West of England Bristol (UWE Bristol) offers students an exceptional learning environment dedicated to success. From developing skills, acquiring new qualifications, boosting career prospects, or embarking on a complete career change, UWE Bristol offers all students a welcoming and supportive environment within a thriving and inviting city. The university offers an impressive variety of taught and...more

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