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Advanced Physiotherapy Studies, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
This Advanced Physiotherapy Studies programme at University College Dublin aims to allow the physiotherapist to choose an educational pathway that maps to their career specialty e.g. in primary care health, sports and exercise rehabilitation, musculoskeletal physiotherapy


Learning outcomes

  • This Advanced Physiotherapy Studies programme at University College Dublin is completed part-time over two years
  • This programme provides education in various strands (e.g. primary care, musculoskeletal, sports and exercise rehabilitation) that will enhance the physiotherapists specialist knowledge in their chosen area
  • This course will equip the graduate with advanced knowledge and skills based in their chosen specialist field


This course will equip the graduate with advanced knowledge and skills based in their chosen specialist field

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Strength & Conditioning
  • Advanced Strength & Conditioning
  • Psychology of Sport and Health 
  • Optimisation of Human Performance
  • Psychology of Sport & Health 
  • Testing and Evaluation of Human Performance
  • Exercise and Public Health
  • Neuromuscular & Biomechanical Laboratory Testing
  • Appl Nutr Health Ex & Sp Perf
  • Sports Injury Management
  • Exercise in the Life Span

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Most courses operate a rolling admissions policy with decisions being taken as soon as possible after receipt of completed applications. 

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

Part Time option suitable for:

  • Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
  • International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
  • This is open to Chartered?Registered Physiotherapists eligible for registration with the Irish Society for Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) and Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU with a 2:1 degree classification.  No previous clinical experience is necessary except on a limited number of modules.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    4305 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4305 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/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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