Taught course

Physiotherapy

Institution
Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Health Professionals
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An undergraduate honours degree (upper second class or above) in a relevant subject or the equivalent qualification. Relevant subject areas include: biological sciences, sports science, sports therapy or rehabilitation, chemistry, nursing and psychology. Please note – If English is not your first language we also require one of the following qualifications: IELTS – An overall mark of 7 with not less than 6.5 in any one component. TOEFL – 600 points paper based. Additional requirements: Evidence of interest and work experience in the relevant field. Evidence of studying within the last three years. Satisfactory disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau. The 'Personal Statement' section of the application form is for you to provide additional information to support your application. The maximum word limit for this is 700 words. Personal Statement guidance can be found via the link in the 'How to apply for this course' section.

Months of entry

January

Course content

This is an accelerated programme that provides an opportunity for graduates to gain the knowledge and skills to practice as a physiotherapist. Successful graduates of this MSc are eligible to apply for membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and for registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).

With tutorial teaching as key, the programme content aims to develop a student’s ability to integrate theory with practice and to demonstrate a high level of critical thinking. There is also a strong focus on placements.

With tutorial teaching as key, the programme content aims to develop a student's ability to integrate theory with practice and to demonstrate a high level of critical thinking. There is also a strong focus on placements.

Assessment is through a mix of coursework, written and practical examinations, practice placements, reflective writing, case reviews, oral presentations and a research proposal.

Fees and funding

This programme currently offers 14 bursary places which are funded by the NHS. These are available to UK/EU students only.Students who receive a bursary will have their course fees paid.

For further fee information, please visit our website

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Various formats of assessment are used.100

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
courses@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 247 6969