Taught course

Professional Development in Physiotherapy

Institution
Ulster University · Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants must: (a) have gained a second class honours degree or better from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard. (b) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent) and for non-native English speakers, IELTS 7.0 (with no contributing band at less than 6.5) or, as an alternative to (a) and/or (b), (c) in exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The primary aim of this course is to provide you with an opportunity to engage in advanced professional development to further enhance your knowledge, skill base and entrepreneurial leadership at masters level, ultimately enhancing your employability across the global marketplace.

This course is unique as it is utilising online delivery to enable learning and wider participation for graduates worldwide. You will actively engage in learning using a varied suite of digital interactive learning tools which will promote student engagement, communication and collaboration within an international and peer supported learning community. A number of key, international experts will be involved in the delivery of this innovative programme which can be studied on either a full-time (one year) or part-time (within three years) basis. You will also engage in inter-professional learning alongside occupational therapy colleagues.

Do you wish to gain further professional education and accreditation for CPD purposes to enhance your employment in the international marketplace? This course will enable you to integrate academic learning through exploration of educational, cultural and practice differences in an international context. There will be an opportunity to reflect on current theory and practice, utilising evidence to translate learning and enhance practice.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 7.0 with no band score less than 6.5. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance
International students
https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance

Please visit our website for information: https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
12-14 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Fidelma Moran
Email
f.moran@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 28 9036 6193