M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced Physiotherapy - Paediatrics

12 months
29400 GBP/year
12900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This postgraduate Advanced Physiotherapy - Paediatrics programme offered at the University College London (UCL) integrates the advanced clinical, theoretical, academic and research components of paediatric physiotherapy practice. The emphasis is on the management of paediatric patients with cardiorespiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. 


Flexibility in selection of modules allows for your particular interests to be accommodated.

The Advanced Physiotherapy - Paediatrics programme offered at the University College London (UCL) offers you the opportunity to extend your understanding of key areas in physiotherapy, including challenging the foundations of established but poorly justified treatments, developing and undertaking clinical research and practice, learning about new and emerging treatment options. 

You will also benefit from the mentorship of recognised experts in paediatric physiotherapy.


The Advanced Physiotherapy Paediatrics programme offered at the University College London will provide you with knowledge and experience for a career in academia, research or clinical practice. You will also develop the skills to pursue senior positions within your specialist clinical career field.


The programme aims to transform the way you think about expert patient care, and the theoretical foundation for paediatric physiotherapy clinical practice. The programme provides a rigorous, evidence-based training in best research and clinical practice. You will graduate with skills suitable for a range of clinical, educational or research posts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physiotherapy Research and Dissemination
  • Paediatric Neuro Physiotherapy
  • Paediatric Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy
  • Paediatric Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Education in Advanced Physiotherapy 
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Sports and Performance Injury Prevention and Management
  • Work Based Learning in Health
  • Disability and Development
  • Child Development: Inclusive Approaches in Global Contexts
  • Leadership & Professional Development
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Sports and Performance, Injury Prevention and Management
  • Clinical Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Respiration through Life, Health and Disease
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Skills
  • Motor Control in Life, Health and Disease
  • The Heart Through Life, Health and Disease

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

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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 2 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.

Part time

  • UK: £6,450
  • International: £14,700

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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