UCL (University College London)
Physiotherapy Studies (Cardiorespiratory)
This postgraduate programme integrates the clinical, academic and research components of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy practice. The emphasis is on the management of patients with cardiorespiratory disorders. Flexibility in selection of modules allows for physiotherapists with particular interests to be accommodated.
Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in physiotherapy; or an approved diploma in physiotherapy together with evidence of appropriate clinical and/or teaching experience and a commitment to continuing professional development.
Core modules: cardiorespiratory physiotherapy skills; physiotherapy research and dissemination; research methods and statistics; respiration through life, health and disease; options: cardiorespiratory theory for physiotherapists; clinical knowledge and decision-making; health management and clinical exercise for pulmonary disease; heart and circulation; information law and governance in clinical practice; leadership and professional development; muscle and exercise physiology in health and disease; paediatric cardiorespiratory physiotherapy; patient safety and clinical risk; physical activity and clinical exercise for cardiovascular disease.
The programme is delivered through a combination of teaching and self-directed learning. Assessment is through written assignments, oral presentations, multiple choice texts, submission of the literature review and research proposal, assessed coursework, unseen and prior disclosure written examinations, and the dissertation with an oral presentation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,400 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
020 7905 2119