Taught course

Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

Institution
Glasgow Caledonian University · School of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

UK first class or upper second class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a science discipline related to physiotherapy, such as physiology, human biology, biochemistry, sports science or medicine.

The Honours degree must have contained a substantial element of human physiology within its programme of study. Experience of the process of research is essential.

A diploma or degree in physiotherapy is not appropriate.

If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

You want to problem-solve in a clinical capacity, think independently and practise as a chartered physiotherapist – and you’re ready to get there fast. Our accelerated MSc Physiotherapy is the programme for you.

At GCU, programmes are both highly relevant to your career – and focused on creating meaningful change that contributes to the common good. You’ll gain the expertise and knowledge you need to apply for membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and become a practising physiotherapist.

You’ll develop new insight in the areas of neuromusculoskeletal, cardiovascular and respiratory therapeutics and neurorehabilitation – combining traditional study with comprehensive hands-on experience in clinical placements. And you’ll have the support of a thriving, friendly and diverse GCU community as you learn.

Information for international students

Academic IELTS score of at least 7.0 (with no single element below 6.5) or another recognised qualification. If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.

International students who do not meet the academic requirements may be eligible for the International Graduate Diploma programme. Successful completion of this INTO course with the required grades means guaranteed conditional offer of a place on the degree programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Please see the funding page for additional information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
studentenquiries@gcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 331 8630