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About

We understand that you may not have the time to do a full-time Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and Practice degree at the University of Essex, so our CPD pathways allow you to study flexibly, in the way that best suits you. The structure, mode of delivery and level of support allow you to progress towards a qualification at postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or Masters level.

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Overview

This Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and Practice degree at the University of Essex enables experienced clinicians in the musculoskeletal field to advance their practice. All students will engage in material related to clinical decision making and there are options available to advance clinical skills including injection therapy and independent prescribing. There is flexibility within this pathway for students to direct their learning to topics and regions of personal interest.

Key facts:

  • Provide you with a critical understanding of the key concepts underlying advanced musculoskeletal clinical skills beyond your normal professional scope of practice
  • Provide you with the opportunity to acquire advanced musculoskeletal clinical skills beyond your normal professional scope of practice
  • Provide you with skills to access and critically appraise research findings to develop your own evidence-based practice
  • Enhance your understanding of the essential principles of research design and to conduct an extensive piece of independent research including: planning, formulating, designing, choosing research methods, collecting data, analysing, interpreting and writing-up

The Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and Practice course at the University of Essex sits within our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences. This allows us to bring together our internationally recognised research, share knowledge, and enhance placement and vocational opportunities for our students and graduates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding and Managing Complex Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Soft Tissue and Joint Injection Therapy
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to .

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to apply for a place on this degree pathway you will need to have:
  • A relevant professional qualification and current registration with the relevant UK professional body.
  • A minimum of 1 year post-registration experience and relevant musculoskeletal experience.
  • A relevant first degree or relevant professional experience and qualifications that demonstrate ability to study at level seven.
  • You will also need to be:
  • Currently employed in a relevant field of practice.
  • Provide a demonstration of existing specialist competencies in musculoskeletal practice.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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