This master's programme is for science graduates wishing to become physiotherapists. This is not appropriate for holders of any UK or overseas physiotherapy/ physical therapy qualification.
On graduation, you will become eligible to apply for registration with the Health Professions Council and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
About the programme
Our programme is clinically orientated with over the minimum requirement of 1,000 hours of professional practice and rigorous complementary academic content. We combine a strong emphasis on scientific research, evidence-based clinical practice and critical and analytical learning and aim to produce physiotherapists who are capable of working in the changing health-care environment.
Topics include: human anatomy, physiological systems, rehabilitation and exercise, current clinical practice issues and reflective practice.
Programme format and assessment
Taught modules; research project; professional practice placements.
The Department of Health pays tuition fees for UK and EU students, and provides means-tested bursaries for UK students only.
(i) High 2:1 first degree in biomedical sciences, health sciences or relevant disciplines or equivalent overseas qualifications; PLUS (ii) a good A level profile or equivalent; PLUS (iii) experience in statistics and research methods/processes and/or a dissertation at undergraduate level. You will also need to be proficient in study skills. You should be able to access, retrieve, assimilate and critically evaluate material and be a self-directed independent learner.
see website/online prospectus for details
Recipient: King’s College London
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