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Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy MSc/Postgraduate Diploma

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edgbaston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    13 months

Course summary

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. Successful completion of the programme qualifies you for membership of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) and recognition by the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT). On completion of the Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy Masters programme you will have the ability to critically evaluate approaches and methodologies for researching theoretical and practical issues relating to clinical practice; critically evaluate previous professional development and plan future development within the framework of contemporary healthcare practice; critically analyse the theoretical and conceptual issues underpinning manipulative physiotherapy and the different approaches; use clinical reasoning skills to enable the effective management of complex clinical presentations; formulate a justifiable research design and conduct analytically an investigation to address a given problem; produce a written report worthy of scrutiny in both academic and clinical settings. Students will also achieve PgDip in this course.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,495per year

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 39 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    166 81%

    3rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    3.93 79%

    9th

    26

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