University of Brighton
The Physiotherapy MSc is for qualified physiotherapists wishing to build on their skills and knowledge, advance their professional practice, and earn a further professional and academic qualification. The course helps you to develop your clinical and communication skills, and broaden your knowledge of the physiotherapy specialty whilst earning a formal qualification. A wide range of optional modules means you can create a study programme to suit your professional or personal aspirations. The course is designed to fit around your existing physiotherapy practice hours. Week-long intensive study blocks allow attendance for students based in the UK, EU and internationally. We are known for our flexible approaches to practice-based learning, with course durations and intensities that can be adapted to your individual needs and outside commitments. Our high quality teaching and research are renowned, and have an applied focus. We have established strong links with specialist practice educators to ensure the provision of support and guidance both within the university and in practice.
Degree and/or experience: This course is for qualified physiotherapists. Applicants should normally hold an honours degree in physiotherapy but those with suitable alternative qualifications, such as a diploma in physiotherapy, will be considered. Professional registration as a physiotherapist is required, and we would normally ask for some post-registration experience. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.
Core Modules: Research methods for health professionals; dissertation; plus two from: key issues in neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation; the health professional as an educator; pulmonary rehabilitation and chronic lung disease; ergonomics for health professionals; analysis of function; exercise in rehabilitation; key issues in neurological rehabilitation; extended scope of practice; contemporary issues in the health and wellbeing of older people; practice development through independent learning; exploring pain; continuing professional development by critical reflection; exploring health and wellbeing; developing professional learning; plus: three further modules which may also come from the list above or other suitable modules in the graduate programme in health and social sciences.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,580 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,840 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,580 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Eastbourne Campus||Eastbourne||BN20 7UR||South East|