Manchester Metropolitan University

Advanced Physiotherapy

MSc Advanced Physiotherapy is an advanced programme of study for registered and qualified Physiotherapists. Under this main programme of study, there are five specialist areas where our students can direct their focus and develop their professional practice: - Physiotherapy focus, - Musculoskeletal Therapy focus, - Neurological Therapy focus, - Cardio-respiratory Therapy focus, - Manual Therapy focus (provides eligibility for MACP membership). However, no matter whether students choose to focus on one or many of the different specialist areas of focus above, you will graduate with an MSc Advanced Physiotherapy.

Course modules

Modules to include: Core Units: Advanced physiotherapy project; dissertation; research methods. students wishing to gain the macp qualification from the manual therapy focus, the following units are core requirements for the accreditation. principles of clinical management for patients with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction; foundation; assessment and management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction in the upper quadrant; assessment and management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction in the lower quadrant; clinical placements: lower quadrant and upper quadrant. optional units: approaches to neurological rehabilitation; assessment and management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction in the lower quadrant; assessment and management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction in the upper quadrant; biomechanical analysis (lower limb); cardiorespiratory physiology; clinical exercise physiology; clinical placement lower quadrant; clinical placement upper quadrant; evidence based approach to acute stroke management; foundation for effective leadership and management within an organisation; independent study; management of chronic musculoskeletal pain; management of the acutely ill and critically ill patient; mentor preparation; orthopaedic medicine approach to the management of spinal conditions; orthopaedic medicine, approach to management of peripheral conditions; physical activity and health; principles of clinical management for patients with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction (foundation unit); principles of health economics; rehabilitation in sport; rehabilitation of older people; soft tissue manipulation. full time students should complete taught units within 12 months. part time students must undertake a minimum of one unit per year.

Assessment methods

Most modules can be undertaken as either full time or stand-alone continuing professional development (CPD). You will be assessed through a combination of essays, literature reviews, oral presentations, case studies, practical skills, examinations and a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 15 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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