menu icon
Book your open day visit nowClick to book open day
Advancing Physiotherapy Practice MSc

Advancing Physiotherapy Practice MSc

Different course options

Full time | Coventry University | 1 year | JAN

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary


This clinically focused course is offered to qualified physiotherapists who wish to develop their practice to a higher level.

It provides you with the opportunity to develop your assessment, clinical reasoning and treatment skills in the three core areas of practice: cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapy.?

It also aims to improve your employability by enhancing clinical, management and leadership skills, so that successful graduates can influence practice and service delivery, working in line with government initiatives.

Course information

We have a range of taught postgraduate awards to suit your needs, from Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma to a full Master's Degree (MA, MBA, MSc, LLM). In most cases you can decide to exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, without carrying onto the full Master's qualification.

Career prospects

As well as providing opportunities to develop advanced clinical physiotherapy skills, the course well?enhance?your understanding of research and evidence- based practice.? In addition, you will develop your communication and leadership skills to a higher level.?All of?these skills are designed to allow graduates to move into higher positions within the field of physiotherapy and wider health and social care, research or education.???


The aim of this module is to develop the breadth and depth of your theoretical and clinical knowledge of contemporary neurological physiotherapy practice. It aims to develop skills in assessment and clinical reasoning in the holistic management of people with neurological dysfunction. You will be encouraged to appraise and evaluate the underpinning theory, evidence base and practical application of neurophysiotherapy, and to integrate this into plans for clinical practice. Whilst specialising in neurophysiotherapy the module provides an opportunity for you to explore a range of therapy approaches within the multidisciplinary team.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should be professionally qualified physiotherapists and hold a minimum BSc (or Diploma) in Physiotherapy with a minimum 2:1 grade or equivalent.

University information

Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching. The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university...more