Physiotherapy - Professional Qualification

University of Limerick

24 months
22820 EUR/year
11286 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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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.


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

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

    22820 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22820 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11286 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11286 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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