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Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) - MSc

Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) - MSc

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2 years

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MSc - Master of Science

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Why study this course?

Are you passionate about supporting people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing? Want to see your expertise put into practice as your patients maximise their movement and function, to recover from injury, diseases, illnesses and the impact of ageing? Train as a physiotherapist on this postgraduate degree course at London Met. If you already have a science-based undergraduate degree then studying this course could be the start of a rewarding professional journey.

Our accelerated two-year qualifying course has been developed in collaboration with our highly experienced practice-based partners from a wide variety of health and social care settings, service users and student partners. This course will see you acquire knowledge of the clinical sciences underpinning physiotherapy practice, along with contemporary skills and attitudes to work flexibly across diverse settings within a modern health and social care sector.

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As a physiotherapist you’ll play a pivotal role in enabling people with a wide range of health conditions to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life. This could mean using different therapeutic approaches such as exercises, manual therapy, communication skills, coaching and education. It’s therefore no wonder that thanks to your specialism you’ll make up a vital part of multidisciplinary healthcare teams!

During this course you’ll experience an excellent education, enabling environment and wide-ranging opportunities to gain the professional knowledge, skills, behaviour and values required to practise physiotherapy at a newly-qualified physiotherapists’ level. You’ll find that our curriculum nurtures the skills, behaviour and values necessary to your career-long development and practice.

When you study this master’s course at London Met, you can expect to:

  • develop your professional practice, physiotherapy theory and evidence-based practice
  • improve your research, leadership and management skills
  • develop a holistic, person-centred approach
  • establish your post qualifying continuing professional development (CPD) habits
  • progress your career towards future advanced clinical practice

At London Met we champion our students’ employability prospects. Your career and life-long learning will be supported by career events and professional links with physiotherapists in healthcare, many of whom are leaders in clinical practice and research. On this pre-registration physiotherapy course, compulsory practice-based learning will mean that you gain innovative opportunities with the NHS and private healthcare providers, as well as through the digital delivery of healthcare and our own University-led clinics and high-fidelity patient simulation.

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Entry requirements

The standard entry requirements you should have are: an upper second class honours degree in a science based course such as Physiology, Psychology, Sports and Exercise Science, Sports Therapy etc. You will also be required an health at work clearance by an approved occupational health service.

University information

London Metropolitan University, also known as London Met, has a fantastic range of postgraduate degrees available. Whether students want to improve their job prospects, follow their passion, or change their career direction completely, a postgraduate degree at London Met is the first step in the right direction. The university supports students all the way through their studies and provides guidance to support them in attaining new jobs or...more

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