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Advanced Clinical Practice (Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation)

12 months
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20450 GBP/year
8735 GBP/year
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About

This Advanced Clinical Practice (Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation) programme from Brunel University London is designed for physiotherapists who wish to further develop their skills and expertise as an advanced or specialist clinical practitioner across a range of musculoskeletal (MSK) healthcare settings here in the UK and abroad. 

Overview

On this Advanced Clinical Practice (Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation) programme from Brunel University London, you’ll gain advanced skills in assessment, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based management for the treatment and rehabilitation of MSK patients presenting within inpatient, outpatient and primary care settings. 

You’ll be taught the latest theory, science and principles behind MSK practice which will give you a broad, yet in-depth, understanding of physiotherapy as well as evidence-based rehabilitation approaches and how these can be used to treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions.

Our master’s degree will also develop your cognitive skills, such as writing skills, which are important in clinical practice to enhance communication with other clinicians, allied healthcare personnel and for research. You’ll be encouraged to be creative in your thinking, as well as enhancing your proficiency in analysis and evaluation, meaning you’ll graduate as a highly competent practitioner ready to become a leader within your field.

Careers and your future

This course will prepare you for careers in advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice within a range of healthcare settings. You’ll be able to apply the expert knowledge, clinical reasoning and complex decision-making skills that you have gained to your clinical setting. 

You could go on to become an Advanced Physiotherapist Practitioner (APP) within the NHS, where roles usually start in Band 8a of the NHS Agenda for change pay scale.

On successful completion, you’ll be best placed to undertake leadership or senior positions within a range of clinical areas. From the NHS and private practices, to the military, public or sports sector; our graduates are well-equipped to make a positive impact and become innovative clinicians within their field. You could also move into academic or clinical research roles or other healthcare-related positions in industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Leadership
  • Qualitative Research in Health and Social Care
  • Quantitative Methods and Design for Health Science Research
  • Dissertation
  • Contemporary Theory and Clinical Application in Musculoskeletal Practice: The Lower Quadrant
  • Contemporary Theory and Clinical Application in Musculoskeletal Practice: The Upper Quadrant
  • Facilitating Learning and Teaching in Clinical Practice

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • PgCert: 60 credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits
  • MSc: 180 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Must have a pre-registration degree in a relevant allied health profession with at least one year of specialist clinical work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8735 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students

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.

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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