Cardiff Metropolitan University
Musculoskeletal Studies (Lower Limb)
This programme is intended for practitioners who are registered to the Health Professions Council and who are involved in the management of a range of conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower limb across a range of patient groups.
Membership of a healthcare profession eligible for employment within the National Health Service in the UK, or the international equivalent; candidates must posses a minimum of 1 year post-graduation practice; musculoskeletal case load and provide evidence of CPD activities relating to musculoskeletal diagnosis and management.
Modules include: year 1: critical appraisal; gait analysis; the pathological basis of musculoskeletal disorders; work based learning: musculoskeletal examination and diagnosis. Year 2: sports, biomechanics and injury / sports, biomechanics and injury management; introduction to injection therapy; musculoskeletal therapeutics: a work-based learning module; pharmacology for podiatrists; research methods. Year 3: research project.
Assessment is based on learning diaries; case studies; essays; presentations. To fulfil the requirements for the award of MSc, students must complete the dissertation module which involves writing a publication-style article reporting a substantial research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 450 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 440 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 440 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Llandaff Campus||Cardiff||CF5 2YB||Wales|
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