M.Sc. On Campus

Specialist Physiotherapy Practice

18 months
11036 GBP/year
5830 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Aimed at qualified physiotherapists, this Specialist Physiotherapy Practice course at Sheffield Hallam University gives you a balance of clinical and academic skills, ensuring an authentic experience and the opportunity to develop knowledge that is directly transferable to your practice.


All modules in the Specialist Physiotherapy Practice programme from Sheffield Hallam University focus on elements of clinical practice, and we encourage you to apply your learning to the setting in which you work or wish to specialise. Assessments are designed to replicate challenges you may face within the workplace. You learn from enthusiastic tutors who are experienced physiotherapists.

Future careers

  • Increased clinical skills and critical evaluation of practice lend themselves to clinical leadership roles. Upon graduation you will be able to work more independently, developing independent private practices or moving into advanced or extended scope roles. Some graduates pursue research or teaching careers in the UK or internationally, many going onto PhD study.
  • Students who join the course without HCPC registration may apply for this, to gain work experience in the UK during and after the course. Automatic registration is not guaranteed on completion of the course, however, the learning opportunities provided align to the HCPC standards.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Based Reasoning In Physiotherapy
  • Researching For Practice (Taught)
  • Therapeutic Exercise And Physical Activity
  • Advancing Practice In Neurological Therapy  
  • Contemporary Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Leading People And Teams

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will hold a degree / diploma / equivalent qualification in Physiotherapy, typically of 2.1 or above.
  • Applicants must be qualified to practice physiotherapy in their country of origin and are usually required to provide one reference of their capability for postgraduate study. Post-qualification clinical physiotherapy experience is welcomed, it is not essential.
  • If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill area.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11036 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16555 GBP for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    5830 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8745 GBP for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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