Taught course

Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

Institution
Kingston University · Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

  • 2:1 (upper second class) Honours in any relevant subject.
  • This may include (but is not limited to): biology, behavioural science, sports science, physiology, health science, or a health-related profession which ideally contains human anatomy and physiology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course has been specifically designed for graduates of health and life sciences disciplines with a desire to pursue a career in Physiotherapy.

On this course you will learn via a variety of methods in order to become a practitioner who is proactive, flexible and able to meet the changing needs of health and social care. Graduates of this MSc programme are critical thinkers and independent learners with problem-solving skills. Teaching and learning methods include classroom-based learning, simulated practical exercises, self-directed learning and practice placements, which are undertaken in a variety of healthcare environments including acute NHS hospital trusts, community-based services, mental health trusts and private hospitals.

Fees and funding

Students studying Allied Health degrees at university are set to receive an additional £5,000 per year of NHS funding from September 2020. The additional funding will be provided on top of existing support, including student loans. The additional funding applies to new and existing students and does not need to be paid back.

The government expects the £5,000 maintenance grants to benefit around 100,000 students every year.

There will also be extra payments worth up to £3,000 per academic year for eligible students. These include:

  • £1,000 towards childcare costs
  • £1,000 if studying in a region that is struggling to recruit
  • £1,000 if they’re a new student studying a shortage specialism important to delivering the NHS Long Term Plan.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate administrator, St George’s, University of London
Email
study@sgul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 8725 2333