University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Stroke Recovery

This course is designed specifically for health professionals interested in working with patients suffering from strokes, head injuries or other neurological conditions. This course has been developed with experienced clinicians, academics and world-leading researches to give you the best possible specialist grounding in this field. It has a broad multi-disciplinary approach to ensure that what you learn is most relevant to your own practice and career. The facilities we offer are second-to-none and include our superb, new purpose-built StaRLab, which boasts the latest high-tech movement capture and TMS equipment. We teach in small groups, which encourages a close-knit student body and a supportive learning culture. Interprofessional learning is also key to our approach, where you will regularly meet with students from other courses to share ideas and information.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree at minimum 2.2 standard in a health care profession, or equivalent; current registration as a health professional with an appropriate professional statutory regulatory body is considered. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries.

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to research methods; stroke: hyperacute and acute management; leadership and management in practice. optional modules (for the pgdip/msc only), from: public health; stroke rehabilitation; further qualitative research methods; further quantitative research methods. for the msc only, students must also complete a research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01603 591515