University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Advanced Physiotherapy

This course is designed for physiotherapists from a variety of different areas of specialism; it builds on current knowledge and understanding and offers considerable choice and flexibility to tailor studies to their own area of practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have completed a relevant university degree and have a recognised qualification in physiotherapy. Applicants will normally have at least 1 year's post-qualification experience (post internship) and evidence of appropriate continuing professional development. Membership of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is required. If English is not an applicant's 1st language you are required to demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS at Level 7.0 (including 7.0 in the writing component).

Course modules

Modules include: advanced decision making in contemporary healthcare; aquatic rehabilitation; coaching to enhance leadership for health professionals; developing research skills for health professionals; e-learning int he practice environment; facilitation of education practice 1 and 2; foundation acupuncture; independent professional study 1 and 2; independent work based skills 1, 2 and 3; independent reflection in professional practice 1 and 2; lower quadrant (neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy); management of long term musculoskeletal related conditions; musculoskeletal injection therapy; muscuoloskeletal pathologies (image recognition for healthcare professionals); obesity and weight management; redesigning serviced for the future; research investigation; research methods; upper quadrant (neuromuscoloskeletal physiotherapy).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, presentations, reports, posters and practical examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 605 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 605 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 605 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 605 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 16 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 4 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 16 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 4 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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