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MSC Specialist Physiotherapy Practice

MSC Specialist Physiotherapy Practice

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

18 months

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Physiotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Advance your clinical, therapeutic and reflective skills to develop services and enable service users.
  • Develop skills in collaborative practice and patient-centred care
  • Gain an understanding of today's challenges in healthcare and think innovatively about improving practice to meet patients' needs more effectively.

Aimed at qualified physiotherapists, this course gives you a balance of practical and academic skills, ensuring an authentic experience and the opportunity to develop knowledge that is directly transferable to your practice. You will improve your employment prospects and clinical skills, enabling you to lead clinical teams or work in teaching or research.

How you learn

All modules focus on elements of clinical practice, and we encourage you to apply your learning to the setting in which you work or wish to specialise. Assessments are designed to replicate challenges you may face within the workplace. You learn from enthusiastic tutors who are experienced physiotherapists.

You learn through

  • practical sessions
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • presentations
  • practical assessments
  • vivas
  • written assessments

Future careers

Increased clinical skills and critical evaluation of practice lend themselves to clinical leadership roles. Upon graduation you will be able to work more independently, developing independent private practices or moving into advanced or extended scope roles. Some graduates pursue research or teaching careers in the UK or internationally, many going onto PhD study.

Students who join the course without HCPC registration may apply for this, to gain work experience in the UK during and after the course. Automatic registration is not guaranteed on completion of the course, however, the learning opportunities provided align to the HCPC standards.

Modules

Evidence Based Reasoning In Physiotherapy (30 Credits) - Core
Advancing Practice In Neurological Therapy (30 Credits) - Core
Therapeutic Exercise And Physical Activity (30 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Taught) (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£8,490

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£16,070

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Academic Qualifications: Students will hold a degree / diploma / equivalent qualification in Physiotherapy, typically of 2.1 or above. Other formally certified qualifications: Students must be qualified to practice physiotherapy in their country of origin and are usually required to provide one reference of their capability for postgraduate study. Post-qualification clinical physiotherapy experience is welcomed, it is not essential.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a particular focus on...more

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