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Physiotherapy - Advanced Neurology MSc

Physiotherapy - Advanced Neurology MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Neurology Physiotherapy

Course type


Course Summary

Physiotherapy is a constantly evolving profession which requires practitioners to demonstrate current best practice and continued professional development at postgraduate level. This programme is designed to provide opportunity for students to question and challenge current practice in neurological physiotherapy and enables students to study the healthcare, management and rehabilitation of people with neurological and neuromuscular problems from a dynamic and expanding perspective. It also aims to enable students to evaluate evidence both for current practice and for new approaches in physiotherapy practice. The School of Health & Rehabilitation is based on Keele campus and has a well-established undergraduate physiotherapy programme. It has strong connections both with local clinical units and with other Schools within the University such as the Schools of Nursing & Midwifery, Medicine, and Pharmacy.

This course provides an environment where the student is supported and motivated to develop academically, professionally and personally. Promote reflective thinking, reflective practice, and self-evaluation. Develop the process of critical and evaluative thinking, writing, and communication. Transfer scientific knowledge from theory into practice. Develop research skills to provide students with a sound academic core to their clinical practice in physiotherapy. Develop a scientific approach to the evaluation of current practice in physiotherapy. Promote interdisciplinary perspectives and an holistic approach to the management and rehabilitation of person.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



Through the use of lectures, discussions, dissections and specific tutorials, the course will cover theoretical and practical aspects of applied clinical anatomical knowledge relating to histology, embryology, gross anatomy of various systems, radiology, preserving, embalming, immunocytochemical techniques and the identification of prosections.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

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

Students should normally have a first or second- class honours degree (2.1 or 2.2) (or overseas equivalent) in Physiotherapy.