King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Advanced (Neuromusculoskeletal) Physiotherapy

This programme aims to provide physiotherapists with an opportunity to gain the breadth and depth of knowledge and skills required for working as advanced practitioners in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy within the broad spectrum of health and society. The programme emphasises and facilitates the integration of evidence from a wide variety of sources using research focussed lectures, seminars and practical workshops.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2nd class honours or equivalent degree in physiotherapy; for physiotherapists qualifying pre-1993, a Diploma in Physiotherapy; minimum of 1 year's experience working as a physiotherapist assessing and managing clients with musculoskeletal problems; registered with the Health Professional Council (HPC) and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP, for professional indemnity cover) is required.

Course modules

Modules include: physiotherapy practice in the lower quadrant; physiotherapy practice in the upper quadrant; clinical education in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy; research process and practice applied to tissues in health and disease; muscle and exercise physiology; neuroscience, pain and rehabilitation; research project in advanced physiotherapy (neuromusculoskeletal).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written assignments and written, oral, practical and clinical examinations. The research project is presented to an invited audience.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 19,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,950 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Guy's Campus Southwark SE1 1UL South East

Key information

General Enquiries
Telephone number: 
020 7836 5454