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PgDip/ MSc Advancing Practice in Physiotherapy (Advancing Practice in Health Framework)

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

As part of our Advancing Practice in Health Framework, this award pathway will be of interest if you want to advance your practice in the area of Physiotherapy. It is delivered online and available both full-time and part-time.

The physiotherapy pathway aims to facilitate the knowledge and skills required for the development of advanced physiotherapy practice. The Physiotherapy award pathway is based on a model of collaborative multi-professional learning aligned to expectations of the four pillars of advanced practice (Clinical Practice, Leadership, Education and Research).

Why QMU?

We offer a collaborative multi-professional online learning environment. Learning and assessment are underpinned by current research and the evolving landscape of health and wellbeing.

Course overview

There are learning opportunities in areas such as fundamentals of advancing practice, critical analysis, evaluation and research methodologies, as well as clinical competency workplace modules.

The Framework also offers opportunities to draw on expertise across the University on subjects such as leadership, social science and education.

The Physiotherapy pathway aims to foster and develop QMU’s vision of ideas and influence and its mission of cultivating intellectual capital with both a theoretical and practical focus.

Learning and teaching is underpinned by research, evidence and scholarship against a background of the current and evolving political and social landscape for health and wellbeing. The Physiotherapy pathway offers flexibility in modes of study (part-time, full-time, workplace) that are responsive to individual needs and today’s culture of work and learning.

Exit awards

MSc (180 credits)/ PgDip (120 credits)

Structure

To obtain a specific postgraduate award at QMU you must complete a number of credit bearing modules. You can opt to study for the full MSc or a PgDip. You can also register as an associate student to complete a single module for CPD. On completion of a single module, you may wish to complete further modules and progress your studies to a named award.

Teaching, learning and assessment

The Framework offers flexibility in module choice and modes of study (part-time, full-time, workplace) that are responsive to individual needs and today’s culture of work and learning.

All modules are delivered online and can be studied from a distance. Additional support is available for those new to or returning to master’s level study.

Careers

This course will provide learners with enhanced career progression opportunities in leadership roles or within their specialist field of practice.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,600per year

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

University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 39 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    3.43 69%

    38th

    2

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