University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Advanced Physiotherapy (Neuromusculoskeletal)

This course is designed for physiotherapists wishing to specialise and develop advanced skills and knowledge in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy. It enhances students' current knowledge and understanding and gives them opportunities to challenge and critically evaluate their professional 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 Professions Council (HPC) and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is required. If English is not an applicant's 1st language they are required to demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS at Level 7.0 (including 7.0 in the writing component).

Course modules

Modules include: advancing neuromusculoskeletal clinical practice; assessment and management of lower quadrant neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction; assessment and management of upper quadrant neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction; contemporary pain management issues in the health sciences; developing and managing people in healthcare; facilitation of education in practice 1; facilitation of education in practice 2; imaging for non-trauma; imaging for trauma; independent professional study 1; independent professional study 2; independent reflection in professional practice 1; independent reflection in professional practice 2; injection therapy; preparing for postgraduate success; principles of functional rehabilitation; principles of musculoskeletal assessment and triage; research dissertation; research methods; research methods distance learning.

Assessment methods

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 645 per Credit (Wales) 6 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 645 per Credit (England) 6 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 645 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 6 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 645 per Credit (Scotland) 6 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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