Clinically-orientated programme, with over 1,000 hours of professional practice and rigorous academic content, for science graduates wishing to become physiotherapists. Provides eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
- Internationally and nationally renowned research active teaching staff
- Quality partnership working with physiotherapy practice partners ensures graduates have the knowledge, skills and personal attributes required by the NHS and other employers
- Innovative collaborative teaching partnerships in physiotherapy with Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Bromley Healthcare Community Interest Company – secure advice and teaching input from physiotherapists at the forefront of practice to each individual module of the programme and across the practice spectrum
- Practice placements are integrated throughout the academic programme
- State of the art Clinical Skills centre – the largest centre of its kind in the UK
- Innovative opportunities to learn through clinical simulation
Visit the website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/physiotherapy-pre-registration-msc.aspx
- Description -
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. We aim to produce physiotherapists who are capable of working in the changing healthcare environment. The programme integrates teaching and learning from core basic, psychological and social sciences with physiotherapy practice modules. Further modules include Reflection on Current Practice 1 and 2, Rehabilitation & Exercise, and a Research Project.
- Course purpose -
For science graduates wishing to become physiotherapists. This is not appropriate for holders of any UK or overseas physiotherapy/physical therapy qualifications.
- Course format and assessment -
Taught modules, research project, professional practice placements.
- Understanding musculoskeletal problems
- Understanding neurological problems
- Understanding cardiorespiratory problems
- Movement and exercise
Predominantly physiotherapy but also: clinical research, sports, leisure and other graduate opportunities.
How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx
About Postgraduate Study at King’s College London:
To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.
Scholarships & Funding:
All current PGT offer-holders and new PGT applicants are welcome to apply for the scholarships. For more information and to learn how to apply visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources
Free language tuition with the Modern Language Centre:
If you are studying for any postgraduate taught degree at King’s you can take a module from a choice of over 25 languages without any additional cost. Visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/mlc