Scientific research on musculoskeletal health and clinical treatment has increased exponentially over the last 15 years. By learning to conduct clinical research yourself, as a clinician or therapist you will better understand and value the possibilities, limitations, and results of scientific evidence from clinical research as well as its translation into clinical practice. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Sciences MSc programme is offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam .
The Master’s programme in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Sciences makes you well-qualified for a variety of professional positions, including:
- Academically-trained clinician / physiotherapist
- Clinical movement analyst
- Clinical exercise physiologist
- Product specialist in technological rehabilitation
- Embedded scientist
- Lecturer in higher education
- Researcher (PhD)
- Manager / policy maker
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- Movement Analysis
- Pain, Body & Mind
- Research Methodolgy
- Challenges in Musculoskeletal Health
- Translational research
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesPhysiotherapy Health Sciences Sports Sciences View 8 other Masters in Physiotherapy in Netherlands
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First, to gain admission to the programme we require sufficient knowledge and insight on clinical reasoning. Applicants have successfully completed one of the following Bachelor of Science programmes meet this requirement:
- Occupational or exercise therapy (Cesar Mensendieck)
Secondly, sufficient knowledge on basic mathematical and analytical skills are required to successfully complete our academic Master programme.
If you are applying for one of our English-taught Master's degree programmes you will have to demonstrate sufficient English language proficiency by submitting English test results.
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International16830 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16830 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA2209 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Amsterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.