|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||13 months|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least a Bachelor degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject
A BSc/BA Honours degree or equivalent. (Evidence of equivalence of your qualification(s) to the UK educational system of awards can be found at www.naric.org.uk). The degree should normally be a first or upper second class Honours degree.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations. Take originals along when you go to study.
IELTS : Score 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band. Or Cambridge English(CAE): Advanced Minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component.
Please note: TOEFL IBT test will not be accepted for September 2015 entry.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Two academic references (or if appropriate to the programme applied for, one could be from your employer).
This programme enables exploration of the theoretical basis of manipulative physiotherapy and its application to the development of your clinical reasoning. Using the process of clinical reasoning as its framework, this programme integrates the many approaches to practice in this specialist area. It facilitates an evaluation of existing evidence through the exploration of the assessment and management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction.
You will take the following six mandatory modules:
Developing Evidence Based Practice (20 credits) OR Research Methods (Distance Learning) – 20 credits
Advancing Practice through Personal and Professional Development (20 credits)
Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 1: Lower Quadrant (20 credits)
Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2: Upper Quadrant (20 credits)
Evidence Based Clinical Practice (20 credits)
Research Dissertation – MSc only (60 credits)
In addition, you will choose one option module to the value of 20 credits (subject to availability and viability).
This is the module list for 2012, but the programme continues to evolve and you should check the website regularly for any changes for next year.
For this programme, it is also possible to take relevant M Level modules from within the College. These would form part of the optional modules you are to choose as part of the MSc Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy programme. Our optional modules are each worth 20 credits, therefore, if you wish to take modules on offer within the College, these will also need to equate to 20 credits.
Physiotherapy graduates have entered careers both in the NHS and private sector. They work in hospitals, in the community as well as sports clubs and the military. An increasing number of Physiotherapy graduates are working on a freelance basis alongside their work in the NHS. Some choose to pursue further studies in education, research or undertake further training.
Here are just a few ways in which we can help postgraduates to get ahead:
Careers Networking opportunities
Effective careers strategy toolkit
Year planner for all postgraduate students
Masters Career Coaching Workshops
One to one careers guidance