The course aims to increase students' practical and theoretical knowledge of neuromusculoskeletal and manual physiotherapy and develop their evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, so that they can become advanced practitioners in this field and contribute to the further advancement of their profession.
Applicants must be qualified physiotherapists who are licensed to practice in the UK and are working in the field of neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy. A minimum of 2 years� post-registration experience is required, which must include at least 1000 hours in the field of neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need a minimum score of 6.5 in the IELTS, or equivalent.
Students follow a sequential route through modules. Year 1 includes: research methods in health and social care; neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis and treatment; advanced practice module. Year 2 consists of: Applied anatomy and assessing function; neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis and treatment, advanced assessment and management; the advanced practice module is divided into 2 placements, each of 3 weeks' duration; this module is an integral part of the course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,183 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Part-time||£ 3,183 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Heath Park Campus||Cardiff||CF14 4XN||Wales|
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