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MSc - Master of Science
This course has been specifically designed for graduates of health and life sciences disciplines with a desire to pursue a career in Physiotherapy.
On this course you will learn via a variety of methods in order to become a practitioner who is proactive, flexible and able to meet the changing needs of health and social care. Graduates of this MSc programme are critical thinkers and independent learners with problem-solving skills. Teaching and learning methods include classroom-based learning, simulated practical exercises, self-directed learning and practice placements, which are undertaken in a variety of healthcare environments including acute NHS hospital trusts, community-based services, mental health trusts and private hospitals.
Teaching and learning methods
You will benefit from the support of a personal tutor, peer group learning and a range of web-based learning materials and online discussion forums. Teaching also takes place in our specially designed rehabilitation skills labs.
Chartered Physiotherapists provide essential healthcare services to people of all ages, assessing an individual’s ability to move and return to normal activities following an acute injury or illness, or for someone living with a long-term condition. Physiotherapists need excellent communication skills, along with a scientific background, and a passionate interest in patient care and the promotion of good health.
The approach combines a person-centred physical (therapeutic exercise and activity) and psychosocial approach to facilitate return to functional independence. Physiotherapists work in multidisciplinary teams helping people of all ages in a wide variety of settings, such as:
Successful completion of this course will mean you can apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Students need to have 2:1 Undergraduate degree (upper second class) Honours in any relevant subject; This may include (but is not limited to): biology, behavioural science, sports science, physiology, health science, or a health-related profession which ideally contains human anatomy and physiology. Degrees must be completed, awarded and certified by 1 August in the year of entry. Failure to comply with this may result in the withdrawal of any offer issued by St George’s. Experience of the research process and/or completion of an undergraduate dissertation are essential. Applicants who obtain lower than 2:1 honours undergraduate degree, or have completed their undergraduate degree outside of a five year period including the year of application, will be considered if their application is supported by another: biology, behavioural science, sports science, physiology, health science, or a health-related profession masters/PhD degree. These applicants are required to obtain a minimum of merit at master level.