M.Sc. Blended

Musculoskeletal Medicine

Queen Margaret University

18 months
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This is a flexible, part-time pathway that leads you to a clinically-orientated MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine at the Queen Margaret University covering the assessment, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal (MSK) system.


This MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine at the Queen Margaret University is a ‘must-have’ qualification for physiotherapists and medical practitioners who wish to improve treatment outcomes in the management of musculoskeletal disorders, and to develop their personal and professional skills.


This MSc will help physiotherapists who are profession building towards advanced or first contact musculoskeletal practice in the NHS or in the private sector, and medical practitioners developing their ‘GP with Special Interest’ in musculoskeletal medicine role.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research methods 
  • Research Dissertation 
  • Theory and Practice of Injection Therapy 
  • Advancing Practice in Musculoskeletal Medicine 
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application should be made through SOMM. 
  • A relevant professional physiotherapy (eg BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy) or medical qualification
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or General Medical Council (GMC).
  • International students will need to provide evidence of registration with their home organisation, as appropriate to their professional qualification.
  • Evidence of opportunities to practise musculoskeletal medicine.
  • Successful completion of all of the assessment components of the core Foundation in
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine module (60 SCQF Level 11 credits).

Tuition Fee


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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