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  Physiotherapy (pre-registration) MSc

King’s College London    Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

Full time September MSc Full-time: Two years
Medicine (26)

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Embark on a rewarding journey towards becoming a qualified physiotherapist with the MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) programme at King's College London. This comprehensive course offers a contemporary curriculum enriched with research, equipping you with over 1000 hours of professional practice experience. Tailored for graduates holding a related first degree, the programme focuses on developing essential skills for effective communication, evidence-based practice, and leadership in healthcare. Upon completion, graduates are eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. The programme's structure spans two years, covering modules such as Integrated Physiotherapy Practice, Evidence Based Practice, Communication and Reasoning, and Leadership. The emphasis on managing complexity and research projects ensures a well-rounded education. The entry requirements include a minimum 2:1 first degree in biomedical sciences or related disciplines, along with proficiency in statistics and research methods. Benefit from high-quality partnership working, innovative teaching methods, and access to Simulation and Interactive Learning Centres, setting you on a path towards a successful career in physiotherapy.

About the course

The MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) provides a contemporary research-enhanced curriculum with a minimum of 1000 hours of professional practice experience and an accelerated route into the profession. It is an ideal study pathway for graduates with a related first degree wishing to become physiotherapists.

The programme will prepare you for working independently and with teams to provide high-quality, person centered care that aims to optimise health, function and well-being for individuals and to promote living well and self-management for populations and people living with long term conditions.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:1 first degree in biomedical sciences or relevant disciplines such as Psychology and Sports Science. Applicants with degrees in other disciplines will be assessed on their merits.

In addition, applicants should have evidence of training in statistics, research methods and/or a dissertation at BSc level. They should also have the skills to critically evaluate material and study independently.

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Peter Thain

"I chose to study the Physiotherapy (pre-registration) MSc at King's due to its world leading status and have found the knowledge and enthuasism in teaching to be unrivalled."

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