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About

The MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Physiotherapy programme at University of Plymouth offers you the opportunity to review your current practice and evaluate new approaches, ensuring that you are equipped to meet the challenges of working in an ever changing physiotherapy profession with confidence.

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Overview

Studying the MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Physiotherapy programme at University of Plymouth you will:

  • Become an evidence based practitioner equipped to manage and lead in dynamic settings with the introduction of core modules on applying evidence to practice and developing self and others.
  • Feel encouraged and supported by this courses experienced and enthusiastic staff, who are recognised for their national and international research reputations.
  • Make use of blended learning, combining short study blocks and distance learning technologies.
  • Explore a large range of continuing professional development (CPD) modules aligned to a number of specialities including neurology, musculoskeletal and respiratory.
  • Tailor your learning to your interests or workplace through module assignments and our physiotherapy focused supported independent study module.
  • Complete the programme in one year with the full-time study option or balance work and caring commitments by studying part time over a maximum of five years. The full-time route is suitable for international students, who will be supported to choose optional modules with non-clinical assignments.

    Please note that when you enrol on this programme, you always enrol to study the master degree but we offer three exit awards: PgCert, PgDip and MSc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Design for Research
  • Applying Evidence to Practice
  • Physiotherapy Practice: Supported Study

Optional module

Optional module 20 Credits

Optional modules can be chosen from the Masters level modules A-Z list. 

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

  • You’ll be required to have a first degree (BSc (Hons) at 2:2 or above or European first cycle equivalent) in physiotherapy. Non UK based candidates must be recognised as physiotherapists within their own country.
  • You may be a health or social care professional with a first degree or with a related academic degree. If you do not hold a degree but with appropriate experience related to the programme or to any of the chosen pathways you may be eligible to apply.
  • You’ll be assessed individually for your ability to study at this level and an interview may be necessary. You’ll normally be required to submit a short piece of writing as part of the admissions process.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 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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