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About

The Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg  is offered by research, or by coursework and research report in a range of speciality areas.

Overview

Key facts

The Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg speciality areas include:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery for Physiotherapists
  • Respirology, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery for Physiotherapists
  • Community Physiotherapy
  • Traumatology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery for Physiotherapists
  • Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy
  • Paediatrics for Physiotherapists (General or Neurology)
  • Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT)
  • Physiotherapeutic Musculoskeletal Pain Management
The MSc by coursework and research report can be completed over a period of one (full-time) or two years (part-time). If this degree is done on a full-time basis, then all five courses are completed in one year namely anatomy, physiology, pathology, course in area of specialisation and research methodology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy (general or neuroanatomy)
  • Physiology (general or neurophysiology)
  • Pathology
  • Research methodology and development of a research proposal

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

190 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a BSc/B(Physiotherapy) degree
Additional Entry Requirements
  • Applicants must show evidence of one year clinical experience (which can be community service / internship year)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3476 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3476 USD per year during 12 months.

R 50 120

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /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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