12 months
14500 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Designed for medical and healthcare professionals, the Musculoskeletal Management course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills you need to successfully care for patients with MSK conditions.

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On this Musculoskeletal Management course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) , which is targeted as medical and healthcare professionals, you’ll learn how to assess, triage and care for patients. You’ll discover how to apply the clinical theory, practice and associated research in the prevention, assessment and management of MSK conditions.

By the end of the course you’ll have an advanced understanding of the structure and provision of care in this area and the role of multidisciplinary teams in managing MSK disease and exploring new ways of working.

Future careers

This course is ideal as a development opportunity for current medical and health professionals who wish to advance their knowledge and skills related to the treatment of MSK conditions.


The centre is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons, a professional membership organisation and registered charity which exists to advance patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Musculoskeletal Management of the Upper Limb
  • Musculoskeletal Management of the Lower Limb
  • Management of Spinal Dysfunction in Primary Care
  • Research Methods for Clinical Practice, Education and Management
  • Dissertation
  • Work Based Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree in related subject
  • Applicants must hold Bachelor of medicine bachelor of surgery qualification or relevant professional qualification in related field
  • Applications from other related professions will be considered on an individual basis
  • Be actively engaged in or have access to clinical experience in musculoskeletal practice in order to support learning within the programme
  • Interview required
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
  • IELTS: Score of at least 6.5 or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time: £945 per 20 credits (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /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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