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MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

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Full time


2 years

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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Course Summary

This course is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and expertise required for you to become a qualified physiotherapist eligible for HCPC registration. Make a positive contribution to society, and healthcare with our MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration).

Course overview

“Become a highly skilled evidence-based physiotherapist equipped to face the challenges of an evolving profession”

Highly skilled physiotherapists are in great demand in the UK. Our MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) is designed to give you the training and experience required to qualify as a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered physiotherapist.

This two-year course is aimed at those with a degree in a related science field, who want to gain the necessary skills to qualify and work as a physiotherapist at Masters, pre-registration level.

As part of the course, you will experience a wide range of placements including, NHS, voluntary, private, as well as our own on-site clinics where you’ll gain a variety of experiences with a wide range of service users.

You’ll be working under the guidance of highly skilled clinicians and will treat patients, observe other practitioners and participate in all aspects of physiotherapy-focused care. You will also have the opportunity to participate in case conferences, ward rounds and a range of visits.


Developing Physiotherapy Practice Skills 1 - Core
Professional Practice - Core
Human Science in Practice - Core
Concepts of Practice - Core
Physiotherapy Practice 1 - Core
Person-centred Practice - Core
Mental Health - Core
Developing Physiotherapy Skills 2 - Core
Research Methods in Health Sciences - Core
Physiotherapy Dissertation - Core
Physiotherapy Practice 2 - Core
Advanced Practice Skills - Core

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Entry requirements

Normally a first or second class (2:1 or 2:2) BSc (Hons) degree in a relevant science-based subject. Examples of relevant subjects include sport and exercise science, sports rehabilitation, sports therapy, human biology, biomedical sciences, anatomy and physiology. Alternatively: An existing qualification in nursing, midwifery or relevant Allied Health Profession (e.g: osteopathy or chiropractic).

University information

AECC University College is a specialist university located in Bournemouth which offers a comprehensive selection of higher education courses across a range of health science related disciplines. There are degree programmes available at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as short courses for continued professional development. Subject areas include physiotherapy, chiropractic, diagnostic and therapeutic radiography, clinical...more

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