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Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-23

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 mobilisation.

Flexible distance learning

The course can be taken entirely by distance with only a minimal amount of set hours for online contact. Students can set their own study schedule within each module's delivery time, so you can fit the course around working life.

Two optional modules include approximately 5 days of face-to-face time. You can choose to attend conference days across other modules but all lectures and other resources are posted online to enable an entirely flexible and distance based learning.

Preparation for the real world

Throughout the course, you will be stimulated to think about the broad scope of rehabilitation provision, exploring how to meet the needs of services users in all kinds of situations around the world.

We also support the development of your cognitive abilities. For example, writing skills, which are a vital part of requesting funding, communicating with stakeholders and future research.

Beyond the course, graduates will be ready to work autonomously, put their forward thinking into action, and make a positive impact in whatever type of setting they choose to work.

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.

For more information, including the most up to date module listing, see the entry for this course on the UWE Bristol website, by clicking on the 'visit website' button to the left of this page.

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)

£9,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£14,500

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. As part of the selection process for this course we will invite applicants to attend an interview. For more information on entry, see the listing for this course on the UWE Bristol website, by clicking on the 'visit website' button.

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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