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Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy

University of Birmingham

13 months
Duration
22088 GBP/year
12179 GBP/year
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About

The Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy programme from University of Birmingham qualifies you for membership of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) and the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT).

Overview

This programme enables exploration of the theoretical basis of manipulative/musculoskeletal physiotherapy and its application to the development of your clinical reasoning towards advanced clinical practice.

This programme enables exploration of the theoretical basis of manipulative/musculoskeletal physiotherapy and its application to the development of your clinical reasoning for advanced clinical practice. Using the process of clinical reasoning as its framework, this programme integrates many approaches to clincal practice in this specialist area. It facilitates an evaluation of existing evidence and your clinical experiences through the exploration of the assessment and management of clinial presentations of musculoskeletal complaints. 

The Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy programme from University of Birmingham offers part-time, full-time modes of study, with some modules available and supported through distance learning providing you with the opportunity to tailor your learning experience to meet your personal and professional needs.

Careers Support for Postgraduate Students

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  • Year planner for all postgraduate students
  • Masters Career Coaching Workshops
  • One to one careers guidance

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods  
  • Innovation in Professional Development 
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy: Lower Quadrant
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy: Upper Quadrant 
  • Continuing Professional Development and Mentored Practice
  • Research Dissertation – MSc only

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although we do not set application deadlines, we do encourage all applicants to submit a completed application as soon as they can.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the programme is on the basis that you will have:

  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (includes professional indemnity)
  • A BSc/BA Honours degree or equivalent. (Evidence of equivalence of your qualification(s) to the UK educational system of awards can be found at www.naric.org.uk). The degree should normally be a first or upper second class Honours degree.
  • You must provide detail in your application your experiences of using manipulative/musculoskeletal physiotherapy skills within a practice base setting to evidence fulfilment of 1500 hours (hours accrued as part of your pre-registration/qualifying education or internship do not count). 
  • Supporting evidence of appropriate continuing professional development during this experience will also be required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22088 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23929 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    12179 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13194 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /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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