Taught course

Professional Development in Physiotherapy

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

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Entry requirements

Applicants must:

(a) have gained a second class honours degree or better in Physiotherapy 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) be eligible for Health and Care Professions Council or equivalent

(c) 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)

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course, for qualified Physiotherapists, will enhance your knowledge so you can confidently step forward in your career and continue to provide healthcare to the highest standards. Taught exclusively online, you can study from anywhere in the world, at any time, so you can fit your learning around your current professional and personal life.

The course modules are varied giving you a wide knowledge base and helping to spark interest for future development. They include entrepreneurial leadership for those interested in managing new ventures within the the health and social care sector, Professional Development in Practice to develop your leadership skills in preparation for supervision/mentoring roles and Global Healthcare Perspectives tackling the clinical role of physiotherapy in disaster management and reviewing international standards of practice. You will also learn strategies to motivate and empower patients to manage their long term conditions as well as developing research skills to inform your future clinical practice.

Learning with an international outlook you will have the opportunity to collaborate with and gain peer support from Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy colleagues outside your normal place of work. By adding to your expertise, the course will help you to gain accreditation for CPD purposes and enhance your employability. This course is for you if you want to increase your confidence and enhance quality of health and social care services.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Fidelma Moran
Email
f.moran@ulster.ac.uk