This is an accelerated programme that provides an opportunity for graduates to gain the knowledge and skills to practise as a physiotherapist. Successful graduates of this MSc are eligible to apply for membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and for registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). With tutorial teaching as key, the programme content aims to develop a student’s ability to integrate theory with practice and to demonstrate a high level of critical thinking. There is also a strong focus on placements.
January start date Accelerated programme - two extended years (45 weeks) full-time) Integration of theory with practice Strong focus on placements
Students undertake five practice placements located in hospitals, the community, schools and health centres throughout the North West of England (NHS and private). New placement opportunities are continually being developed in areas such as professional sport and internationally renowned practices. At the end of the programme students undertake a sixth placement, which is an elective placement that is chosen and arranged by the student.
The 'Personal Statement' section of the application form is for you to provide additional information to support your application. The maximum word limit for this is 700 words. Personal Statement guidance can be found via the link in the 'How to apply for this course' section.
An undergraduate honours degree (upper second class or above) in a relevant subject or the equivalent qualification. Relevant subject areas include: biological sciences, sports science, sports therapy or rehabilitation, chemistry, nursing and psychology.Please note – If English is not your first language we also require one of the following qualifications:IELTS – An overall mark of 7 with not less than 6.5 in any one component.TOEFL – 600 points paper based.Additional requirements:Evidence of interest and work experience in the relevant field.Evidence of studying within the last three years.Satisfactory disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.
Recipient: Manchester Metropolitan University
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