St George's, University of London

St George's, University of London


This course helps students challenge their current working practice in rehabilitation; the programme offers participants the opportunity to enhance the skills of critical enquiry and gain an appreciation of the underlying theory, research and policy guiding current rehabilitation practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a minimum 2nd Class degree in a subject which offers an appropriate grounding in science, healthcare or physiology (or an equivalent overseas qualification) or be qualified health and social care practitioners without 1st degrees that can demonstrate evidence of either a contribution to the development of practice, or appropriate other study, are also encouraged to apply. Alternative professional qualifications may be considered and applicants holding these qualifications are encouraged to submit an application form. Non-standard candidates may be required to submit supplementary details (e.g. transcripts) and/or asked to complete a short qualifying essay. applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).

Course modules

Research methods; critical appraisal; data analysis; research project planning and management; policy and practice in rehabilitation; critical practice in rehabilitation; evaluation of reflection in rehabilitation; professional development in rehabilitation; research methods; research project planning and management; life after stroke; self management in people with long term and neurological conditions; pain management.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: portfolio, in which students are expected to include: learning contract agreed with educational mentor (for each year); an action plan; strengths weaknesses opportunities threats analyses; reflective diary documenting learning experiences; significant incidence reflective statements; and annotated bibliographies relevant to research interests and work context; case studies, oral presentations, written assignments, academic poster presentations, research proposals and project; assessment is spread throughout the course, and there are no formal examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St George's, University of London Wandsworth SW17 0RE South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
0208 725 2333