Entry requirements

Undergraduate (pre-registration) physiotherapy qualification. Normally a minimum of 2.1 is required.

Registration as a practicing physiotherapist in the country where the applicant is currently/have been practicing.
Supporting evidence of appropriate continuing professional development (CPD)
2 academic/employer references in support of the applicant’s professional and practical capabilities
Applicants will also need to submit the following documentation in support of their application
Two academic/employer references in support of your application and professional and practical capabilities;
Transcripts of degree (certified and translated into English if appropriate).
Personal statement to detail
Applicants who appear to meet the entry criteria will be invited to an in-person/online interview to discuss their motivations and eligibility for the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme enables exploration of the theoretical basis of musculoskeletal physiotherapy and its application to the development of your clinical reasoning for advanced clinical practice.

Subject to Ministry of Education Accreditation
Using the process of clinical reasoning as its framework, this programme integrates many approaches to clinical practice in this specialist area. It facilitates an evaluation of existing evidence and your clinical experiences through the exploration of the assessment and management of clinical presentations of musculoskeletal complaints.
The programme offers part-time, full-time modes of study providing you with the opportunity to tailor your learning experience to meet your personal and professional needs.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dubai Contacts