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MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)

University of Plymouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) approve this course. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to register as a Physiotherapist with the HCPC and eligible for full membership of the CSP.

This two-year accelerated programme will develop your clinical, leadership, management, and research skills allowing you to graduate armed with the skills and experience to treat complex patients and which promote progression within your Physiotherapy career.

Key features

  • Study full time over two years and gain an MSc as your entry qualification to the profession.
  • Cover the required 90 weeks of pre-registration study in two years, instead of the usual three years, on the full-time accelerated programme, to qualify and gain employment quicker.
  • Our enquiry-based learning approach develops your learning, clinical reasoning, and leadership skills to develop you as an autonomous practitioner.
  • Develop your own independent research project supervised by academic staff conducting internationally recognised clinical research.
  • Graduate armed with the skills and experience to find employment in a variety of environments both in the UK and internationally.
  • Join an enthusiastic team of Physiotherapists, undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students who are pushing forward the boundaries of knowledge on Physiotherapy and rehabilitation research.

You will be a fully qualified Physiotherapist with eligibility for registration with the HCPC. Career opportunities in Physiotherapy are diverse. You could find yourself working in a hospital, health centre, private practice, charitable organisation, military rehabilitation centre, sporting organisation, or in University research and teaching. Varied opportunities exist both in the UK and internationally.

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University information

University of Plymouth

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 39 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    152 77%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.21 84%



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