Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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
PgDip Part-time £ 3,183 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Heath Park Campus Cardiff CF14 4XN Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 2068 7795