Taught course

Clinical Biomechanics - Single module

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from international students. Orthopaedic doctors with MBBCh or equivalent. BSc (Hons) graduates with an appropriate allied health care degree and clinical role including nurses in an appropriate specialist role. Prospective students will usually be required to have achieved a 2.1 Honours Degree, but consideration will be given to students with a 2.2 Honours Degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references. Students applying for the part-time programme must be in clinical practice.

Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English – IELTS – a minimum overall score of 6.5 in any component is required with no element below 6. APEL is available.

Supporting Information and Personal statement if you are applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply

Supporting information: You should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 6/ 7

Personal statement: Please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module.

Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Applied Biomechanics - Single module at Salford:

  • Develop insight into role of biomechanics in orthopaedic management
  • Experience use of basic biomechanic interventions in management of common conditions
  • Develop research skills to support future research

Course Summary

Salford University has a strong background in biomechanics teaching and research. You will have access to World leading facilities and experts who will develop your knowledge and skills in how the latest biomechanics research can enhance your clinical practice. Areas covered include applications in common orthopedic conditions, paediatrics and in sport.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Fees and funding

Applying for postgraduate Health and Social Care single modules

All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University.

North West SHA-SLA funded applications

If your Trust is part of the North West SHA-SLA agreement, contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You must then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system: www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

Self funded applications

If you are self funding a programme of study or single module, please complete the appropriate application form and send directly to the University.

Qualification and course duration


part time
3 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Present a viva followed by questions lasting 30 minutes total50

Course contact details

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