University of Birmingham
Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy
Admission to the programme is on the basis that students have: current registration with the Health Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (includes professional indemnity); a BSc or BA Honours degree or equivalent: (evidence of equivalence of their qualification(s) to the UK educational system of awards through the NARIC website); the degree should normally include a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree; students must provides documented evidence of a minimum of 1500 hours experience post qualification of using manipulative physiotherapy within a neuromusculoskeletal context. Supporting evidence of appropriate continuing professional development during this experience is also required; additional criteria for clinical placement component in the UK: evidence of satisfactory current criminal record check; evidence of satisfactory health declaration and immunisation record. Students also need to submit the following documentation in support of their application: 2 academic/employer references in support of their application and professional and practical capabilities; transcripts of their degrees so far (certified and translated in to English if appropriate); evidence of their clinical placements and experiences to date; evidence of a minimum of 1500 hours experience post qualification of using manipulative physiotherapy within a neuromusculoskeletal context; supporting evidence of appropriate continuing professional development during this experience is also required; evidence of HPC and CSP registration; accreditation of prior learning (APL) options may also be available. International students: English to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in each component).
Core modules: developing evidence based practice; advancing practice through personal and professional development; advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy 1: lower quadrant; advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy 2: upper quadrant; evidence based clinical practice; research dissertation (MSc only).
Optional modules: students choose 1 optional module.
Students are assessed in a variety of ways, and these may be different with each module that they take.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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