Taught course

Musculoskeletal Therapy

University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants must be qualified physiotherapists (eligible for membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists) or medical doctors

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Programme Structure
3 modules to be completed within one academic year, including one compulsory core module. Students may select 3 modules in one semester if modules are available.

ECTS credits: 30

Programme Content
Students must take PY5021 Evidence Based Practice plus 2 other modules of their choice.
In the event of low numbers of registrations on a particular module, your options will be discussed with you by the Course Director.

Spring Semester
PY5021* Evidence Based Pratice
PY002/OT5001 Independent Learning Module
PY5032 Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy (peripheral)
PY5042 Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy (spinal)

Autumn Semester
PY5041 Pain Management;
PY5022/OT5001 Independent learning module

* Core Module

Every effort will be made to provide a flexible schedule. This may include day, evenings, weekends and/or use of online and distance learning resources. This can be discussed with the Course Director

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

PG Cert Administrator
+ 353 61 234301