Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University


This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to practice physiotherapy via an accelerated programme which builds on prior learning and experience. It is a two year course with an exciting and varied mix of academic and clinical learning. Our course is the only Physical Therapy programme outside North America which is accredited by CAPTE. Therefore, each year we welcome a number of students from the United States and Canada as well as students from other countries who wish to practice in the USA to this course.

Entry requirements

Applicants typically possess a Bachelors undergraduate degree in a science subject, such as biological, or sports science, and should contain human anatomy and physiology with a 2:1 or above classification, or a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 Scale, or equivalent. Experience of the research process is also an essential requirement for the course. Relevant work experience in the field of Physiotherapy and healthcare would be desirable.

Course modules

Year 1: foundations of physiotherapy practice; exercise and health; clinical education 1; physiotherapy practice 1 and 2; clinical education 2. Year 2: clinical education 3; physiotherapy pathways; physiotherapy research project; clinical education 4 and 5; enhancing service and practice; clinical education 6.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,300 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 8,300 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 8,300 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Garthdee Campus Aberdeen AB10 7QE Scotland

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01224 262209