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Physiotherapy - Professional Qualification, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
The Physiotherapy - Professional Qualification programme at University of Limerick has been shortlisted for a prestigious national gradireland Higher Education Awards in the Best New Course category.

Overview

Program Details

The Physiotherapy - Professional Qualification programme at University of Limerick aims to develop graduates who are able to:

  • Synthesise theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the cardiorespiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal systems to the practice of physiotherapy.
  • Be competent in the delivery of physiotherapy interventions for the effective rehabilitation and management of people with a range of conditions.
  • Competently prescribe, and monitor physiotherapy interventions responsibly, based on a clinically-reasoned approach following an appropriate assessment and diagnosis.
  • Apply specialist knowledge and understanding of movement and movement dysfunction to clinical practice.
  • Use an innovative and creative approach to meet evolving service developments and healthcare needs.
  • Perform effectively and professionally within a health care team.
  • Adopt and facilitate a collaborative, holistic, proactive and professional approach to healthcare practice.
  • Articulate and integrate the advanced critical thinking and reflective skills required to be autonomous lifelong learners.
  • Use an evidence-based approach in practice which integrates research findings into patient assessment and management.
  • Integrate the ethical, social and cultural dimensions of healthcare within clinical judgement.
  • Articulate ideas clearly, effectively, collaboratively and professionally to patients, carers, the multidisciplinary team and other relevant stakeholders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Physiotherapy
  • Enquiry in Healthcare 
  • Preparation for Practice Education
  • Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care
  • Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Exercise and Participation in the Community
  • Cardio-respiratory Physiotherapy
  • Neuromusculoskeletal cases
  • Practice Education
  • Chronic Inflammatory States
  • Multisystem Physiotherapy Cases
  • Innovation in management for Health & Social Care
  • Engaging through Complexity

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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General Requirements

A completed postgraduate studies application form (online)

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates, including certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
  • English language qualification if English is not your first language.
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22156 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22156 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10958 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10958 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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