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Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.


Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Veterinary Medicine

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

This programme is available to registered physiotherapists who are looking to specialise in animals. Graduates from this programme will either have a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy, which will allow them to upgrade from Category B membership of ACPAT to Category A. Once qualified, students will be eligible to set up their own business in veterinary physiotherapy or be employed in the industry. Students will also be able to complete their own research and explore their own interests by completing a postgraduate dissertation in the third year if they choose to. You will also be required to undertake periods of clinical placement and students are expected to undertake a significant amount of independent learning.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

Preparation For Clinical Practice

In this module review normal and abnormal behaviours, legislation, needs, and management of domestic animals; Includes placement work.

Comparative and Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics

This module understand the anatomy of a range of species.

Understanding Veterinary Diagnostics and Veterinary Physiotherapy Assessment

This module reviews the veterinary diagnosis and physiotherapy assessment of a range of animals; Includes placement days.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course £11750 full course fees

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

Applicants should have at least a lower second class (2:2) Honours degree in physiotherapy. A minimum of one year postgraduate experience of working as a human physiotherapist is also desirable.

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