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Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and Practice MSc

Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and Practice MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Specialisations: F-O

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The structure, mode of delivery and level of support allow you to progress towards a qualification at postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or Masters Level. This pathway enables clinicians in the musculoskeletal field to advance their practice. All students will engage in material related to clinical decision making and there are options available to advance clinical skills, including injection therapy and independent prescribing. There is flexibility within this pathway for students to direct their learning to topics of personal interest.

We provide you with a critical understanding of the key concepts underlying advanced musculoskeletal clinical skills beyond your normal professional scope of practice; provide you with the opportunity to acquire advanced musculoskeletal clinical skills beyond your normal professional scope of practice; provide you with skills to access and critically appraise research findings to develop your own evidence-based practice; enhance your understanding of the essential principles of research design and to conduct an extensive piece of independent research including: planning, formulating, designing, choosing research methods, collecting data, analysing, interpreting and writing-up; ensure you acquire a range of transferable employment-related skills.

This course sits within our new School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences. This will not change the content of the course but provides an exciting opportunity to join a community specifically focused on sports and exercise science, sports therapy and physiotherapy. This will allow us to bring together our internationally recognised research, share knowledge, and enhance placement and vocational opportunities for our students and graduates.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

6 years

Start date

OCT

Modules

Dissertation (60 Credits)
Soft Tissue and Joint Injection Therapy
Understanding and Managing Complex Musculoskeletal Conditions
Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have : A relevant first degree or relevant professional experience and qualifications that demonstrate ability to study at level seven; A relevant professional qualification and current registration with the relevant UK professional body; A minimum of 1 year post-registration experience and relevant musculoskeletal experience.