M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced Physiotherapy - Neurophysiotherapy

12 months
29400 GBP/year
12900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Advanced Physiotherapy - Neurophysiotherapy programme offered a the University College London (UCL) integrates the clinical, academic and research components of neurophysiotherapy practice, with an emphasis on the management of patients with neurological disorders. You will develop an understanding of evidence-based practice and develop as an advanced physiotherapy practitioner. 


During the Advanced Physiotherapy - Neurophysiotherapy programme offered a the University College London (UCL), you will be able to select from a wide range of modules according to your interest and complete at least one clinical placement.

Why study this degree at UCL?

UCL is a world-leading university offering well-established and popular postgraduate physiotherapy programmes that are highly regarded both locally and internationally.

The neurophysiotherapy degree offers an extensive range of compulsory and optional modules in specialist areas. Lectures, tutorials and workshops are delivered by recognised experts in physiotherapy practice. We have close links to the UCL Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Queen Square with its specialist physiotherapy department.

Our students come from all over the world. This cross-fertilisation of international experience and ideas generates a powerful and inspirational platform for postgraduate physiotherapy learning that, combined with the central London location, makes UCL an attractive choice for physiotherapy students.


The programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge for a career in academia or research, or a more senior clinical or management position within your chosen career field. 

Recent physiotherapy graduates have pursued senior careers in healthcare policy, university lecturing, private practice, management or highly specialist clinical practice. Several past physiotherapy students have used the MSc successfully to gain funding for PhD studies.


This programme aims to transform the way you think about the theoretical foundation for neurophysiotherapy clinical practice and what defines expert patient care. 

The programme provides you with a rigorous, evidence-based training in best research and clinical practice, suitable for  clinical, educational or research posts in physiotherap.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Clinical Education in Physiotherapy 
  • Neurophysiotherapy: Evidence for Rehabilitation and Practice
  • Motor Control in Life, Health and Disease
  • Physiotherapy Research and Dissemination
  • Research Methods & Statistics
  • Research project
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Motor Systems and Disease
  • Higher Functions of the Brain
  • Paediatric Neurophysiotherapy
  • Paediatric Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Skills
  • Clinical Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Respiration Through Life Health and Disease
  • Leadership and Professional Development
  • Disability and Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in Physiotherapy; or an approved Diploma in Physiotherapy together with evidence of appropriate clinical and/or teaching experience and a commitment to continuing professional development.
  • We expect students to have had at least two years post-qualification clinical experience and UK state-registration is preferred.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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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Advanced Physiotherapy - Neurophysiotherapy
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