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MSc Advanced Physiotherapy

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Full time | University of Salford | 1 year | SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Physiotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed for qualified physiotherapists who are looking to further develop their skills and enhance their career.

You will:

  • Focus on the development of evidenced based clinical assessment and management skills
  • Study on a CSP accredited programme with learning outcomes aligned to HCPC registration
  • Partake in individual and group based supervised research projects

ALL ABOUTTHE COURSE:

The programme is taught by an academically and clinically experienced staff team who are enthusiastic, supportive and approachable. Over the years we have had an interesting diversity of students from the United Kingdom, European middle East. Africa and other International. This diversity enables discussions around different experiences and management.

You will be taught in small groups how to locate critically comment on and disseminate a range of contemporary evidence. The programme uses a blend of lecture, tutorial, group discussion, practical and research supervision in a blended, supported learning approach.

You will have the opportunity to be involved with staff research projects and may do individual or group based research depending on your particular area of interest or work. This will enhance your critical thinking, presentation and writing skills. The supervisors will challenge you and help to facilitate your progress. This journey may help you to continue to PhD studies or publication.

This course is available on a full time or part time study basis, depending on your preferred study route.

The programme of study is delivered through:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Practical sessions
  • E-learning

You can take this course on a full or part-time basis. On the full-time course, you’ll study two modules in the first two semesters and attend the University on Wednesday and Thursday of each week. On the part-time course, you’ll attend the University for two days on alternate weeks. Please note: international students are only able to apply for the full-time route.

You’ll also be expected to pursue the self-directed study. The material you’ll need for this can be accessed via our virtual learning environment, Blackboard.

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW

APPLICANT PROFILE

This course is suitable for qualified physiotherapists who wish to further develop their skills. The modules within the course may also be relevant for health professionals including occupational therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports therapists and strength and conditioning coaches.

Modules

An exercise and advanced functional examination module which includes motor control and skill acquisition.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£15,030

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy; Graduate Diploma in physiotherapy under university APEL regulations. Prospective students would normally be expected to achieve a 2.1 Honours degree, but consideration would be given to students with a 2.2 Honours degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references. Students who do not have a physiotherapy qualification can also take the programme and attain the MSc qualification but a differently titled MSc. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

University information

The University of Salford is an ambitious and progressive institution in the Greater Manchester area. It offers a high-quality programme of postgraduate and research degree courses that furthers understanding in key areas of global research, and leads graduates into challenging and rewarding careers in science, healthcare, law, business, engineering, the built environment, media, music and the arts. Students will join a postgraduate community...more

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