Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Advanced Professional Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

This programme is designed for health and social care professionals working in neurological rehabilitation wishing to develop advanced practitioner skills and knowledge along with a critical thinking ethos. This pathway is taught by a research active team who are specialists in neurological rehabilitation.

Entry requirements

Normally a health or social care professional with a 1st degree (BSc (Hons) at 2.1 or above or European first cycle equivalent); a professional or therapeutic role within a neurological rehabilitation environment, for example, in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, nursing or speech and language therapy. Applicants who do not have a related academic degree but have appropriate experience related to the programme, may be eligible to apply. An interview may be necessary and applicants will normally be required to submit a short piece of writing as part of the admissions process. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS minimum of 6.5 in each part.

Course modules

Core modules: Project Design for Research, Research Dissertation and Applying Evidence to Practice. Optional modules include: Injection Therapy for Health Professionals (Botulinum Toxin), Neurological Rehabilitation: Sensorimotor Disorders, Rehabilitation: Cognition, Perception and Behaviour, Advancing the Management of Long Term Conditions and Pathomechanics and Rehabilitation of Gait and Balance. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858