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MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)

University of Hertfordshire

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Why choose Herts?

  • Fast-track course: Our accelerated two year postgraduate course commences in January.
  • Industry accredited: Our accelerated master’s course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and prepares you to become a physiotherapist.
  • Work placement opportunities: Gain at least 1000 hours clinical based practice throughout the course.

Professional Accreditations

Eligibility to apply for full membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and registration as a Physiotherapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

About the course

This dynamic two year course gives you the knowledge, skills and placement experiences to become a contemporary physiotherapist with a masters qualification. The contemporary curriculum considers the care settings primary, secondary and tertiary to reflect modern patient centred healthcare. Research will underpin practice including a focus on leadership and innovation. You’ll be exposed to seven different placements, usually starting from the first semester, providing you the opportunity of gaining hands-on experience and practical knowledge.

Careers

With a growing demand for physiotherapists, you’ll have the opportunity to work for the NHS or in the private sector.

Often, you’ll begin your career in the NHS in a rotational role, learning key skills and gaining experience across different areas of practice before specialising. The different specialities can include cardiac and respiratory care, neurological and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

Physiotherapists work across a range of settings including intensive care and outpatient units, the community, sports clubs or children’s centres.

Career progression

If you're working in the NHS there is a defined career structure where you can work your way up to senior and more specialist clinical roles and managerial roles. You can also work in private practice and work towards opening your own practice.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,035per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 39 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    133 67%

    32nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.42 88%

    12th

    3

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