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Physiotherapy (Pre Registration) MSc

Physiotherapy (Pre Registration) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

This Masters-level physiotherapy course provides you with the training, qualifications and opportunities to embark on an exciting career in the field. Aimed at applicants who have already studied a degree in the subject, it instills an advanced level of clinical reasoning, critical thinking and reflection. Gain a specialist qualification in physiotherapy on a course with a high level of student satisfaction. Train at one of the largest and most established physiotherapy educational departments in the UK. Benefit from well-regarded teaching and excellent clinical placement opportunities. Throughout the course, you will undertake clinical placements in a range of settings. An opportunity to experience physiotherapy overseas or in a highly specialised setting may be available in the final full time placement. This course prepares you for a career in: Industry; Professional sport; Private practice; NHS; Education; Research; Working overseas. This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Graduates are eligible to apply to register with the HCPC and apply to become members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. You must be registered with the HCPC in order to practise as a physiotherapist in the UK. On completion of the intermediate awards - PgDiploma/PgCertificate in Rehabilitation, you will not be eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a Physiotherapist.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



Clinical Reasoning In Physiotherapy (30 Credits) - Core
Exercise Prescription And Health Promotion (15 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Taught) (15 Credits) - Core
Introduction To Professional Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Intermediate Placement (1 Credits) - Core
Foundation Placement (1 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (45 Credits) - Core
Advanced Placement (1 Credits) - Core
Advanced Complex Case Management (15 Credits) - Core
Advanced Clinical Reasoning In Physiotherapy (30 Credits) - Core
Elective Placement (1 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a first degree recognised in the UK at 2.1 or above in a science related subject including biology, biochemistry, biomedical science, chemistry, medical science and sport science. Applicants with a 2:2 degree classification will be assessed on an individual basis and GCSE's in Science at grade C or 4 or equivalents; Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalents; English Language or Literature at grade C or 4 or equivalents.