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Physiotherapy MSc


Course Description

These courses enhance the clinical practice of physiotherapists. Integrated within the university's health and social science graduate programme, the courses provide valuable cross-disciplinary experience through common modules shared with other courses in the scheme.

Course structure

A flexible modular framework normally involves six one-week study blocks at the university. To be awarded the MSc you need to complete three core modules, three option modules and a relevant dissertation. The dissertation may be based on research carried out either in the university or in another suitable environment.

Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, group tutorials, workshops, online and blended learning and laboratory-based work, assessment being by the method most appropriate to the subject.

Syllabus:

Research Methods for Health Professionals

plus two from:
Key Issues in Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation
The Health Professional as an Educator
Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Chronic Lung Disease
Ergonomics for Health Professionals
Analysis of Function
Exercise in Rehabilitation
Key Issues in Neurological Rehabilitation
Extended Scope of Practice
Contemporary Issues in the Health and Wellbeing of Older People
Practice Development Through Independent Learning
Exploring Pain
Continuing Professional Development by Critical Reflection
Exploring Health and wellbeing
Developing Professional Learning


plus three further modules which may also come from the list above or other suitable modules in the health and social science graduate programme

Dissertation

Career and progression opportunities:

Career opportunities include clinical specialist, consultant physiotherapist, physiotherapy management, general management, clinical educator and physiotherapy education. Opportunities also exist for further study at MPhil and PhD level.
It is possible to take modules for this course as single stand-alone modules, either as a sample of Masters level study, or as part of your continuing professional development.

Visit the Physiotherapy MSc page on the University of Brighton website for more details!

Entry Requirements

BSc Physiotherapy or equivalent plus post-registration experience in a clinical setting. Two references and evidence of qualifications are required. Interviews are usually held either in person or by phone. For students whose first language is not English, we require IELTS 6.5 over all with 6 in written skills (or an equivalent English as a Foreign Language qualification).

Course Fees

Fees and ELQ status are calculated by University of Brighton Registry


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