Taught course

Advanced Practitioner: Physiotherapist

Institution
University of East Anglia · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Open to applicants with a good degree (min. 2.2 or higher) carrying with it a qualification in a health care profession. Special entry requirements include state registration with a recognised health profession council; appropriate professional experience; those already qualified as a Physiotherapist.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study:

A degree designed for those in a health care profession seeking to further their career as a Physiotherapist to an advanced level. For many, dynamic skills are essential to keeping up with the ever-changing needs and challenges of modern practice and medicine. You will develop a multidisciplinary understanding of all areas of practice to ensure you can provide the best and most appropriate health care to your patients.

Structure:

Students learn in the areas of enhanced clinical assessment, pathophysiology and produce a dissertation, in addition to their choice compulsory module (with opportunity to pursue work-based learning, law and ethics or qualitative research). Students meet regularly with peers from other schools within the School of Health Sciences: an inter-professional attitude that encourages good communication and a greater understanding of different roles within the medical profession.

Teaching:

When you study in the School of Health Sciences you will receive a sound academic and practice based education. This Master’s course is designed to be professionally dynamic and personally transforming with a creative, challenging and engaging approach to study. The teaching staff are continually involved in research so you can benefit from their knowledge of the very latest practices and techniques, working in partnership with them on this research.

Employability:

The School of Health Sciences takes a leading role in the renowned scientific research community of Norwich, a hub of exciting scientific research in the UK. As a student, you will enjoy great support for life-long learning and development of your career as a Physiotherapist. In addition to studying this degree, a host of continual professional development (CPD) courses are available.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit fully from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows: IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 7.0 in all component); PTE: 68 (minimum 68 in all components).

Fees and funding

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Scholarships & Bursaries

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences scholarships and/or bursaries are offered to students in the following areas of study:

  • MSc Health Economics
  • MSc Health Research
  • MRes Clinical Science
  • MSc Clinical Research – National Institute for Health Research route
  • MSc Physiotherapy
  • MSc Occupational Therapy
  • MSc Physician Associate Studies
  • MSc Adult Nursing

Any eligible applicant is invited to apply for a scholarship. As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office or visit the UEA website for further information on funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Email
admissions@uea.ac.uk