Taught course


Oxford Brookes University · Department of Sport and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

The course welcomes individuals who already possess a BSc honours degree (2:1 or above) in a science-based subject such as: Anatomy, Biological sciences, Biology, Exercise, Physiology, Physical education, Sport. Applicants must: Have GCSE Maths and English or equivalent at grade C or above. Produce two recent references - one from an academic institution, the other a personal reference, preferably from a place of work. Have experience of paid or voluntary work within a physiotherapy context. All applicants will be screened for fitness to practise. A satisfactory enhanced DBS is required.

Months of entry


Course content

The course is taught full-time over two years alongside the well-established and highly-regarded BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy three year course offered by Oxford Brookes University.

Working at masters level, you will focus on developing a knowledge base in physiotherapy, which is evidence-based and strongly underpinned by research.

The course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be:

research minded in your attitude to knowledge and the evidence base to physiotherapy;
self motivated, proactive and equipped to make informed judgements in clinical practice;
experienced in multi and interdisciplinary working.

The core modules are:

Applied Research Methods;
Physiotherapy Management of Musculoskeletal Dysfunction;
Physiotherapy Management of CV and Respiratory Dysfunction;
Physiotherapy Management of Neurological Dysfunction;
5 practice placement modules;
Specialist Physiotherapy Practice;
Operational Management in Health and Social Care or Leadership in Health and Social Care;
Health Promotion;

Information for international students

An IELTS score of 7 (a minimum of 6.5 in any component). Please also see the university's standard English language requirements

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
+44 (0)1865 482582