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Advanced Physiotherapy

This course allows students who are physiotherapists and who want to bring their clinical skills and critical reasoning skills up to an advanced level. What you learn will have broad application in patient-management, and will enable you to thoroughly evaluate your professional practice.

Entry requirements

A degree, grade 2.1 or above, in Physiotherapy or Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy under University APEL regulations. Considerations would be given to students with a 2.2 with appropriate experience and satisfactory references. Students who do not have a physiotherapy qualification can also take the programme and attain the MSc qualification but a differently titled MSc. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st language is not English will need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Preparing for research in health; neuromuscular function and dysfunction; professional business management for health professionals; either manual therapy, health and wellbeing or neuroscience and neurological rehabilitation; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes presentations, oral examinations, assignments and critical reflections.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for International students only).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years
PgDip Full-time - 6 months
PgCert Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 295 4545