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Physiotherapy MSc (Pre-registration)

University of Worcester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Worcester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAY

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

What makes Physiotherapy MSc (Pre-registration)* at the University of Worcester special?

  • This course is a qualifying programme for graduates with a suitable and relevant first degree; it is not suitable for qualified Physiotherapists.
  • Successful completion of the course will give you eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (subject to approval)
  • The Physiotherapy MSc will be underpinned with a School-wide commitment to inter-disciplinary learning that aims to develop skilled and compassionate practitioners who have the confidence to engage with and promote professional, social, and political change in health and social care.
  • The course runs in parallel with the MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) integrating collaborative working, and evidence-based person-centred practice.
  • You will be supported to gain more than 1,000 hours of practice-based learning in a variety of practice settings.
  • Our Physiotherapy BSc course received 100% Student Satisfaction in 2020 National Student Survey.

Key features

  • You will develop clinical skills through work-based learning and our excellent on-site facilities, including simulation suites and a purpose-built home environment.
  • Your Practice Placement modules are an important aspect of the education of a physiotherapist and are continued throughout the two years of the programme.
  • We work in partnership with service users and carers to inform the design of the programme as well as involving them in aspects of delivery, enabling you to directly interact with, and learn from, service users and carers.
  • You will develop effective team working and communication skills through inter-disciplinary learning, projects and placements enabling you to facilitate group education and to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Allied health profession students will receive at least £5,000 a year in additional funding for maintenance and associated study costs.
  • You may be able to take advantage of the Government’s plans to make loans of up to £10,906 available for postgraduate study.

How will you be taught?

The University places emphasis on enabling students to develop the independent learning capabilities that will equip you for lifelong learning and future employment, as well as academic achievement. A mixture of independent study, teaching and academic support through the personal academic tutoring system enables you to reflect on progress and build up a profile of skills, achievements and experiences that will enable you to flourish and be successful.

Where could it take you?

Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC as a Physiotherapist and to apply to join the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy as a full member. This will enable you to pursue careers within the NHS and private sector. Opportunities exist in hospitals, community settings as well as sports teams, uniformed services and the public or voluntary sectors.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,100per 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 Worcester

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 39 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    131 66%

    35th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.64 93%

    2nd

    7

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