Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy MSc

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.

The programme offers part-time and full-time modes of study, providing you with the opportunity to tailor your learning experience to meet your personal and professional needs.

You will participate in a range of teaching styles such as lectures, small group tutorials, presentations, peer group learning, self-study etc. You will have access to a comprehensive support system that will assist and encourage you, including personal tutors and welfare tutors who can help with both academic and welfare issues.

MSc, MSc Award
September Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Admission to the programme is on the basis that students have: current registration with the Health Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (includes professional indemnity); a BSc or BA Honours degree or equivalent: (evidence of equivalence of their qualification(s) to the UK educational system of awards through the NARIC website); the degree should normally include a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree; students must provides documented evidence of a minimum of 1500 hours experience post qualification of using manipulative physiotherapy within a neuromusculoskeletal context. Supporting evidence of appropriate continuing professional development during this experience is also required; additional criteria for clinical placement component in the UK: evidence of satisfactory current criminal record check; evidence of satisfactory health declaration and immunisation record. Students also need to submit the following documentation in support of their application: 2 academic/employer references in support of their application and professional and practical capabilities; transcripts of their degrees so far (certified and translated in to English if appropriate); evidence of their clinical placements and experiences to date; evidence of a minimum of 1500 hours experience post qualification of using manipulative physiotherapy within a neuromusculoskeletal context; supporting evidence of appropriate continuing professional development during this experience is also required; evidence of HPC and CSP registration; accreditation of prior learning (APL) options may also be available.

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