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MSc Advanced Physiotherapy Practice

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Physiotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Learn in state-of-the-art facilities, study the latest in clinical research and get leading-edge training in our MSc Physiotherapy programme. GCU collaborates with industry to bring a cutting-edge course of study to physiotherapists seeking to advance their careers. The programme is delivered by practising experts, specialists and academics – and informed by the latest developments in the field.

You’ll hone your skills in a friendly, open and diverse environment – where we’re focused on advancing your career and committed to global engagement, social responsibility and serving the Common Good. Get a world-class education that takes a cross-functional approach, with contributions from the fields of nursing, podiatry, occupational therapy and radiography as well as physiotherapy, and modules taught by guest experts and experienced academic staff across GCU’s School of Health and Life Sciences.

Drawing on our close relationship with industry, your programme includes a wide range of teaching methods to help you advance in your career – including problem-solving activities, case studies, practice-based learning, peer support and blended learning using GCULearn, our high-tech virtual environment.

Graduate prospects

You might broaden the scope of your current work – or launch a new career as a clinical specialist, consultant, researcher or private practitioner. Whichever path you choose, your MSc Physiotherapy will give you the skills and qualifications you need to succeed. Our alumni are competitive for roles in the private, public and third sectors, within the UK and abroad.

Recently students have obtained physiotherapy posts in Europe, New Zealand, Canada, USA and Hong Kong & Singapore. Applications to some of these counties require an application that reviews the course specifics and the individual student profile. You may also need to undertake additional exams.

Modules

Social Action Approaches in Public Health
Supporting Anticipatory Care for Long-term Conditions
Applied Pathophysiology for Advancing Professional Practice
Work-based Advanced Skills and Innovative Practices
Principles of Practice in Medical Ultrasound; Advanced Leadership for Health and Social Care Practitioners
Surgical Management of the Foo
Principals of Diagnostic Investigation
Dissertation
Advanced Assessment and Management of Illness and Injury
Advanced Research Methods
Advancing Professional Practice
Human Movement and MSK Rehabilitation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in physiotherapy. Alternatively an unclassified degree or professional diploma in physiotherapy with over two years of professional experience.