Veterinary Physiotherapy, M.Sc. | Part time | Hartpury University | Gloucester, United Kingdom
36 months
13000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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This Veterinary Physiotherapy course from Hartpury University is for those who have completed a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree and who want to qualify as an animal physiotherapist. 


Accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), successful completion will enable you to register as a professional practitioner with the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT) and the Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP).

The Veterinary Physiotherapy course from Hartpury University provides the ideal environment for your training, with specialist expertise in canine and equine veterinary physiotherapy, as well as health, welfare, behavior and performance.

You’ll benefit from access to real-world cases and technologies in our canine and equine therapy centres, as well as laboratories kitted out with the latest scientific equipment.

Work placements and experience

Work placements form an essential part of your qualification to help prepare you for professional practice. In total, you’ll undertake 200 hours in the workplace, some hours working as part of our campus businesses and others as with veterinary practices and qualified Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT) practitioners. We’ll support you to find suitable placements, utilising our connections with accredited ACPAT providers.


Chartered Society of Physiotherapy-accredited

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Comparative and Applied Anatomy, Physiotherapy and Biomechanics

  • Understand Veterinary Diagnostics and Physiotherapy Assessment

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have at least a 2:1 in BSc (hons) Physiotherapy, registered with the Health Care and Professions Council as well as the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. By the time of enrolment, students need to be a category B member of ACPAT. Students with 2:2 and relevant experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • A minimum of one-year postgraduate experience of working as a human physiotherapist is desirable but not essential.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Gloucester

824 - 1563 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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