Taught course

Physiotherapy

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · Department of Sport and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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

September

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;
Dissertation.

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

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
mscphysiopreq@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1865 482582