Taught course

Advancing Physiotherapy Practice

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · Physiotherapy

Entry requirements

BSc Physiotherapy or equivalent. Diploma holders are considered (contact the admissions tutor for advice). Ideally candidates should have up to one year of full-time postgraduate clinical experience (although this is not mandatory) and ideally an academic score of 60%, or over, for last 2 years of their undergraduate degree.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is for people working as physiotherapists who wish to develop themselves as well as their profession. The MSc in Advancing Physiotherapy Practice aims to help you thrive in health and social contexts where the pace is high and professional need to be dynamic and proactive to meet the needs of the individuals that they work with.

The knowledge and skills developed over the course are intended to enable you to lead an implement innovative change within physiotherapy workplaces in the UK and internationally.

Information for international students

If you do not hold a recent, acceptable English language qualification you will be required to take a SELT(secure English Language Test) preferably an IELTS test receiving an overall score of 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

This course does NOT receive any NHS or SAAS funding, the majority of students self fund their studies or apply for a Professional Career Development Loan. http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/AdultLearning/FinancialHelpForAdultLearners/CareerDevelopmentLoans/index.htm

International Funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
12-36 months


part time
24 months
full time
8 months

Course contact details

Kavi Jagadamma
+44 (0) 131 474 0000
+44 (0) 131 474 0001