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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy MSc (PGCert PGDip)


University of Brighton School of Health Sciences

Full time & Part time September PgDip, MSc, PgCert Full-time 18 months; Part-time 2–6 years

About the course

The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy MSc is for qualified physiotherapists wanting to build on their skills and knowledge to advance their professional practice. 

There are two pathways on the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy MSc; in collaboration with the course leader you will decide on the best pathway and course of study depending on your clinical experience and professional registration status.

  • The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy pathway enables you to choose from a number of university-based modules with a musculoskeletal focus.
  • Alternatively you may be eligible to follow the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (MACP) pathway; this pathway has been developed with the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT).

You will develop your

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Entry Requirements

This course is for qualified physiotherapists. Applicants should normally hold an honours degree in physiotherapy but those with suitable alternative qualifications, such as a diploma in physiotherapy, will be considered.

We would normally ask for a minimum of one year's post-registration experience in a musculoskeletal physiotherapy setting.

English language requirements: IELTS 7 overall with no element below 6.5.

We normally require overseas applicants to hold a degree qualification in physiotherapy, which is equivalent to a UK qualification, and appropriate English language skills.


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