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Part time


2 years

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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Course Summary

Course OverviewThis well-established master’s degree is designed for physiotherapists who want to advance their professional practice and obtain an academic qualification. The programme is designed to enhance your current knowledge and understanding and give you opportunities to challenge and critically evaluate your professional practice.

Who is it for?The course is suitable for physiotherapists who are interested in advancing their existing skills and acquiring new ones. You should have a least one year’s post-qualification experience and evidence of relevant continuing professional development. You should have a clinical caseload during the course to enable you to apply theory to practice, integrate, consolidate and reflect on new skills and meet the demands of the assessment. You will need to be registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). If your first language is not English, you will have to provide evidence of IELTs of 7.0 (including 7.0 in the writing component) with no less than 6.5 in every band. If you have a particular interest in the management of patients with cardiorespiratory problems or long-term conditions, you may wish to explore the master’s degrees offered by our partner Education for Health.


AHP Independent Prescribing
First Contact Practitioner Musculoskeletal (MSK) Stage 1
Musculoskeletal Trauma: Image Recognition for Healthcare Professionals
Musculoskeletal Pathologies: Image Recognition for Healthcare Professionals
Lower Quadrant - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Upper Quadrant - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Research Methods – via Distance Learning
Advanced Decision Making
Coaching Skills for Leading
Imaging Modalities for Healthcare Professionals
Advanced Clinical Practice
Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Indicators
Psychological Therapeutic Interventions
Leading Service Change
Developing Professional Practice: Independent Study 1
Developing Professional Practice: Independent Study 2
Preparation for Research Project
Research Project
Research Methods
Informed Consent
Strength and Conditioning Level 1
Strength and Conditioning Level 2
Evidencing Professional Practice 1
Evidencing Professional Practice 2
Developing Professional Practice: Work-based Skills 1
Developing Professional Practice: Work-based Skills 2
Developing Professional Practice: Work-based Skills 3
Musculoskeletal Injection Therapy
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation & Exercise Prescription

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Entry requirements

International students must provide evidence of a first degree (or equivalent) in Pre-hospital Emergency Care;

University information

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