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MSc Advanced (Neuromusculoskeletal) Physiotherapy (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Part Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

21750 GBP
9000 GBP
9000 GBP

Application fee

International 0 GBP
National 0 GBP
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IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

The MSc in Advanced Physiotherapy programme provides physiotherapists with an opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required for working as advanced practitioners in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy within a broad spectrum of health and society. The programme emphasises and facilitates the integration of evidence from a wide variety of sources using research focussed lectures, seminars and practical sessions and reflective learning tasks.

Key benefits:

  • Internationally and nationally respected research-active teaching staff.
  • Graduation from the programme confers eligibility for registration as a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP).
  • Facilitates career progression in a  diverse range of physiotherapy careers eg extended scope practitioner,  consultant / clinical specialist physiotherapist, private physiotherapy practitioner, educator and researcher.

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic requirements:

Minimum requirements are an Undergraduate Physiotherapy degree with 2nd Class honours (or international equivalent) for physiotherapists qualifying pre-1991, a Diploma in Physiotherapy. 

Additional requirements:

Minimum of one years' experience working as a physiotherapist assessing and managing clients with musculoskeletal problems. 
Registration with the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC)  is mandatory prior to enrolment onto the programme.
Professional indemnity cover is required for the programme. This can be obtained by membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP).

English language requirements:

IELTS: 6.5


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Course Modules

Required Modules

All modules on the MSc programme must be taken.

These are:

  • Physiotherapy Practice in the Lower Quadrant
  • Physiotherapy Practice in the Upper Quadrant
  • Clinical Education in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Research Processes & Practice applied to Tissues in Health & Disease
  • Muscle & Exercise Physiology
  • Neuroscience, Pain & Rehabilitation
  • Research Project in Advanced Physiotherapy (Neuromusculoskeletal)

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How to Apply

Application procedure

Your application will be assessed by two academics. We interview shortlisted applicants, either in person or by skype if overseas. We aim to process all applications within eight weeks of the published deadlines.

As part of the application process you are required to complete a written task. The completed written task should submitted with your application as an attachment. This will be assessed by the admissions tutors responsible for this programme. Please click here for further details. 

For applicants who qualified as a physiotherapist before 1991 with a Diploma in Physiotherapy, the application will include an essay to demonstrate appropriate continuing professional development.

Personal statement and supporting information

Please provide evidence of continuing professional development, especially your experience and training in musculoskeletal physiotherapy.  Also state your reasons for choosing to study this MSc programme.

Application closing date

The deadline for applications is 02 September for 2016 entry. Note that funding deadlines may be earlier. Applications will be considered subject to availability of places, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. International applications must be received by 29 July to allow sufficient time for visa processing.

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