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About

Learn in state-of-the-art facilities, study the latest in clinical research and get leading-edge training in the Advanced Physiotherapy Practice programme from Glasgow Caledonian University. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

GCU collaborates with industry to bring a cutting-edge course of study to physiotherapists seeking to advance their careers. The Advanced Physiotherapy Practice   programme from Glasgow Caledonian University is delivered by practising experts, specialists and academics – and informed by the latest developments in the field.

You’ll hone your skills in a friendly, open and diverse environment – where we’re focused on advancing your career and committed to global engagement, social responsibility and serving the common good. Get a world-class education that takes a cross-functional approach, with contributions from the fields of nursing, podiatry, occupational therapy and radiography as well as physiotherapy, and modules taught by guest experts and experienced academic staff across GCU’s School of Health and Life Sciences.

Drawing on our close relationship with industry, your programme includes a wide range of teaching methods to help you advance in your career – including problem-solving activities, case studies, practice-based learning, peer support and blended learning using GCULearn, our high-tech virtual environment.

Graduate prospects

You might broaden the scope of your current work – or launch a new career as a clinical specialist, consultant, researcher or private practitioner. Whichever path you choose, your MSc Physiotherapy will give you the skills and qualifications you need to succeed. Our alumni are competitive for roles in the private, public and third sectors, within the UK and abroad.

Recently students have obtained physiotherapy posts in Europe, New Zealand, Canada, USA and Hong Kong & Singapore. Applications to some of these counties require an application that reviews the course specifics and the individual student profile. You may also need to undertake additional exams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advancing Physiotherapy Practice
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Assessment and Management of Illness and Injury
  • Human Movement and MSK Rehabilitation
  • Social Action Approaches in Public Health
  • Supporting Anticipatory Care for Long Term Conditions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.
  • UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in physiotherapy. Alternatively an unclassified degree or professional diploma in physiotherapy with over two years professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1250 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • National

    600 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 600 GBP per module during 12 months.

RUK: £600

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 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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