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Full time | Cardiff University | 18 months | 25-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

18 months

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Physiotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

As a qualified physiotherapist, this MSc will enable you to develop valuable skills that will help you advance in your profession whether you are looking for promotion within clinical practice or a move into academia or research.

Join us and study at a School that is ranked in the top 3 in the UK for Physiotherapy (BSc) by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Our postgraduate programme is designed for qualified physiotherapists, across the UK and internationally at any stage of their career (including newly qualified physiotherapists).

It gives you the chance to take your learning to the next level, enhancing your skills and knowledge in order to challenge and critically evaluate your own professional practice and inform physiotherapy healthcare in your country. The programme will help inform the way you practice, supporting the knowledge and skills required for change management, and service improvement to improve patient care. We strive to make sure you are ready for the next step in your career.

You will learn in a supportive environment with an opportunity to tailor your optional module choices in a way that best fits your needs. Our modules cover a range of speciality areas including, musculoskeletal, neuro-rehabilitation and cardiovascular respiratory. We also cover research methods to support your learning at masters level. The programme aims to develop your critical thinking to support you to become an expert in your practice and enhance your employability in your future career.

Your learning will be supported by experienced researchers and academics who are experts in their field. You will be designated a personal tutor who will support you throughout your studies. You may also be involved in group personal tutoring which will help you develop mentoring skills with your peers. In addition, you will be learning alongside a globally diverse group who are studying at various points in their career, sharing knowledge and gaining understanding of physiotherapy practice across the world.

Your learning environments include our bespoke physiotherapy laboratory and simulation suites. Our School benefits from a range of equipment, such as an anti-gravity treadmill and a motion capture centre, along with other equipment used to analyse human movement.

Careers and placements

Postgraduate level study is essential if you want to progress to advanced and specialist practice. An MSc will enable you to gain the skills to enhance your autonomy within your profession, to further your career and take advantage of a greater range of opportunities.

Our modules are designed to complement progression in clinical practice, but also to facilitate a move into academia or research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

A degree in Physiotherapy (UK diploma or equivalent in Physiotherapy). Only qualified physiotherapists are eligible to apply. 12 months (full-time equivalent) clinical experience is required, to be evidenced by a employer or colleague reference. Applications are considered on a personal statement where a judgement is made on your suitability for the programme.