Coventry University

Advancing Physiotherapy Practice MSc

This clinically focused course is offered to qualified physiotherapists who wish to develop their practice to a higher level.

It provides you with the opportunity to develop your assessment, clinical reasoning and treatment skills in the three core areas of practice: cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapy. 

It also aims to improve  your employability by enhancing clinical, management and leadership skills, so that successful graduates can influence practice and service delivery, working in line with government initiatives

Entry Requirements

Applicants should be professionally qualified physiotherapists and hold a minimum BSc (or Diploma) in Physiotherapy with a minimum 2:1 grade or equivalent to the UK. Students whose first language is not English should have achieved a minimum IELTS: Overall 6.5 with no element less than 6.0.

Career Prospects

As well as providing opportunities to develop advanced clinical physiotherapy skills, the course well enhance your understanding of research and evidence- based practice.  In addition, you will develop your communication and leadership skills to a higher level. All of these skills are designed to allow graduates to move into higher positions within the field of physiotherapy and wider health and social care, research or education.   

Course Details

We have a range of taught postgraduate awards to suit your needs, from Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma to a full Master's Degree (MA, MBA, MSc, LLM). In most cases you can decide to exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, without carrying onto the full Master's qualification.

Year 1

Semester 1
Advancing musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice
Research, methodology, design and methods
Evidence based practice

Semester 2
Developing expertise in therapy professionals
Advancing neurological physiotherapy practice
Advancing cardiorespiratory physiotherapy practice

Semester 3
Professional development - entrepreneurial practice
Dissertation

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