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Veterinary Physiotherapy MVetPhys

Writtle University College

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  • Qualification

    Master of Veterinary Physiotherapy - MVetPhys

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our Veterinary Physiotherapy course is the first Integrated Masters (MVetPhys) in the UK accredited by Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP)Our BSc (Hons) Animal Therapy, Canine Therapy, Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation and MVetPhys Veterinary Physiotherapy courses are accredited by the Animal Health Professions Register (AHPR)**Why you should study Veterinary Physiotherapy at WUC…**- Our courses are accredited by the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP). - You will be able to apply for registration after successfully gaining the MVetPhys, so you can become a fully registered Veterinary Physiotherapist.- You will have the opportunity to study a range of subjects – from hands on therapies, electrotherapies to biomechanics to sports medicine – relating primarily to horses and dogs.- You will get access to our on campus facilities include an Equine Water Treadmill and a Canine Therapy Centre. - You will be taught by highly qualified academic staff, including experienced Veterinary Physiotherapy practitioners.- You will receive a bursary to pay for a professional animal massage qualification from Equinenergy/ Caninenergy, which will broaden your skills further.- Our Veterinary Physiotherapy course enables you to gain a qualification that will enhance your professional opportunities and help you gain all the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career in the para-professional industry- You will be taught professional skills by in-house therapists (both NAVP and McTimoney specialists) plus industry-based Veterinary Physiotherapists.- Our therapists have extensive professional experience in a range of modalities including electrotherapy, massage, myofascial release, acupressure and mobilisation techniques among others.- You will benefit from our established reputation within the industry.The Integrated Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy (MVetPhys) is an innovative four year programme of study, which allows students to progress through a high quality course at undergraduate level directly into a fourth year at masters level, finishing with an MVetPhys Veterinary Physiotherapy which is the first Integrated Masters (MVetPhys) in the UK accredited by the Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP).The four year programme (480 credits), which students are eligible to apply for funding for the full four years of study through Student Finance, gives students a fabulous opportunity to excel in both an academic and professional setting alongside professionally qualified clinicians. The Integrated Masters programme will also allow students to apply for membership of RAMP, Animal Health Professions Register (AHPR) and National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP).Throughout the programme professional skills will be taught by a number of our qualified staff. Our veterinary surgeons will be involved in the delivery of clinical information including anatomy and physiology, and biomechanics. Our qualified Veterinary Physiotherapists, who have had extensive equine hydrotherapy experience and canine rehabilitation, will be lecturing in rehabilitation, remedial exercise programmes and electrotherapy. Our staff who are involved in delivery of both academic and therapeutic intervention skills, have extensive experience with both equine and canine clients.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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Entry requirements

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Scottish Higher :

128 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x BAn equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.


University information

Writtle University College

  • Campus address

    Writtle University College, Writtle, CM1 3RR, England

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