Taught course

Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy

University of Birmingham · School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Entry requirements

Admission to the programme is on the basis that you will have:

  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (includes professional indemnity)
  • A BSc/BA Honours degree or equivalent. The degree should normally be a first or upper second class Honours degree.
  • You must provide documented evidence of a minimum of 1500 hours experience post qualification of using manipulative physiotherapy within a neuromusculoskeletal context.
  • Supporting evidence of appropriate continuing professional development during this experience will also be required.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme enables exploration of the theoretical basis of manipulative physiotherapy and its application to the development of your clinical reasoning. Using the process of clinical reasoning as its framework, this programme integrates the many approaches to practice in this specialist area. It facilitates an evaluation of existing evidence through the exploration of the assessment and management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction.

Fees and funding

UK students
£12,350 (MSc FT) , £9,267 (PGDip FT)
International students
£20,095 (MSc FT), £14,430 (PGDip FT)

Qualification and course duration


full time
13-36 months
part time
36-72 months


full time
10-24 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Team
+44 (0)121 414 8327