Taught course

Advanced Physiotherapy

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health and Society
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy

Graduate Diploma in physiotherapy under university APEL regulations.

Prospective students would normally be expected to achieve a 2.1 Honours degree, but consideration would be given to students with a 2.2 Honours degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references. Students who do not have a physiotherapy qualification can also take the programme and attain the MSc qualification but a differently titled MSc.

This course is suitable for qualified physiotherapists who wish to further develop their skills. The modules within the course may also be relevant for health professionals including occupational therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports therapists and strength and conditioning coaches.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is designed for qualified physiotherapists who are looking to further develop their skills and enhance their career.

The programme is accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists.

The programme is taught by an academically and clinically experienced staff team who are enthusiastic, supportive and approachable. Over the years we have had an interesting diversity of students from the United Kingdom, European middle East. Africa and other International. This diversity enables discussions around different experiences and management.

You will be taught in small groups how to locate critically comment on and disseminate a range of contemporary evidence. The programme uses a blend of lecture, tutorial, group discussion, practical and research supervision in a blended, supported learning approach.

You will have the opportunity to be involved with staff research projects and may do individual or group based research depending on your particular area of interest or work. This will enhance your critical thinking, presentation and writing skills. The supervisors will challenge you and help to facilitate your progress. This journey may help you to continue to PhD studies or publication.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English – IELTS – a minimum overall score of 6.0 with 5.5 in any component.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Service
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545