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Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) MSc

St George's, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    St George's, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This course has been specifically designed for graduates of health and life sciences disciplines with a desire to pursue a career in Physiotherapy.

On this course you will learn via a variety of methods in order to become a practitioner who is proactive, flexible and able to meet the changing needs of health and social care. Graduates of this MSc programme are critical thinkers and independent learners with problem-solving skills. Teaching and learning methods include classroom-based learning, simulated practical exercises, self-directed learning and practice placements, which are undertaken in a variety of healthcare environments including acute NHS hospital trusts, community-based services, mental health trusts and private hospitals.

Teaching and learning methods

You will benefit from the support of a personal tutor, peer group learning and a range of web-based learning materials and online discussion forums. Teaching also takes place in our specially designed rehabilitation skills labs.

Self-directed study

You will study an area of interest in depth, developing research and presentation skills and gaining insight into possible careers.

Practice placements are undertaken in a variety of healthcare environments including acute NHS hospital trusts, community based services, mental health trusts and private hospitals. The supervised hands-on experience is an essential opportunity to put theory into practice.

Assessment methods

Progress throughout the course is assessed through a combination of essays, written reports and presentations, written and practical examinations, clinical assessments, and a research dissertation

Careers

Chartered Physiotherapists provide essential healthcare services to people of all ages, assessing an individual’s ability to move and return to normal activities following an acute injury or illness, or for someone living with a long-term condition. Physiotherapists need excellent communication skills, along with a scientific background, and a passionate interest in patient care and the promotion of good health.

The approach combines a person-centred physical (therapeutic exercise and activity) and psychosocial approach to facilitate return to functional independence. Physiotherapists work in multidisciplinary teams helping people of all ages in a wide variety of settings, such as:

  • intensive care
  • mental health
  • stroke units
  • rehabilitation centres
  • sports and leisure facilities
  • community settings.

Successful completion of this course will mean you can apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

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

University information

St George's, University of London

  • University League Table

    59th

  • Campus address

    St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Wandsworth, SW17 0RE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 39 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    151 74%

    16th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.54 91%

    1st

    18

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