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  PgDip/MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh    School of Health Sciences

Full time September, January MSc, PGDip 2 years full time 31 January 2024
Medicine (26)

About the course

This course offers an accelerated route to gain a recognised qualification in physiotherapy practice. It will develops the theoretical, practical, analytical and evaluative skills necessary to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a physiotherapist

The course includes a number of practice placements and is delivered full-time over two years.

Why QMU?

  • Employability: Our graduates are self-aware, skilled, critical, analytical, reflective and evaluative, independent learners who actually contribute to shaping the future health and wellbeing of the individual and society. The employability of graduates from this long established course is proven both in the United Kingdom and abroad.
  • Industry links, accreditation and professional registration: On completion, you will be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a physiotherapist. You will also be eligible to apply for membership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
  • MSc project: When writing your dissertation you will have the opportunity to work with staff with international influence, leading in development of exercise and health and wellbeing on a wide range of cutting edge research opportunities.
  • Placements: We have an extensive portfolio of exciting placement opportunities that will enable you to put your learning into practice alongside keen clinical educators to support and encourage students professional development.
  • Smaller class sizes than elsewhere: The year group is split into small groups for practical classes and some tutorials. This ensures that individuals receive excellent support and benefit from sharing their experiences with their classmates. There is a strong emphasis on student-directed learning.
  • Staff expertise: Staff have a broad range of clinical and research expertise covering all areas of physiotherapy, physiology and public health.
  • Variety of teaching and learning methods: The course is well grounded in practice by integrating and applying practical examples throughout the course, for example, case scenarios linked to assignments, vivas and problem-based learning tasks, and visiting lecturers. This integrates placement and coursework and therefore makes learning relevant to practice. We use a variety of innovative teaching methods to make learning engaging and interesting.

Who is this course for?

This course is for graduates from any discipline.

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Entry Requirements

A second class honours degree in any discipline. However, where the undergraduate degree is not science or engineering based, applicants should be able to be able to demonstrate research skills. This may have been achieved through completion of a research project as part of the undergraduate degree.

Please see the full course entry on the QMU website for full entry requirement information.

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