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Veterinary Physiotherapy MSc

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Veterinary Medicine

Course type


Course Summary

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.

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Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date



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

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course


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

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.

University information

Hartpury University Centre is set on a specialist 360-hectare campus which has had more than £50 million invested in it over the last 10 years. Offering postgraduate qualifications in Equine, Sport, Animal and Veterinary Physiotherapy, Hartpury provides a unique postgraduate experience in a stunning rural setting, but with the thriving urban centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham nearby. Supported by outstanding staff, postgraduate students...more

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