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Physiotherapy - Professional Qualification

University of Limerick

24 months
23300 EUR/year
11512 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Physiotherapy - Professional Qualification programme at University of Limerick students will complete 1000 hours of clinical placement. Clinical Placement modules will take place in Limerick, Portlaoise, Kilkenny, Ballinasloe and Co Galway in a range of settings (tertiary and secondary hospitals, rehabilitation units, primary care, schools etc. and with patients of all ages


About Physiotherapy - Professional Qualification programme at University of Limerick

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.


Graduates will be eligible to practice in Ireland and eligible for registration in other parts of the world. Graduates will be able to work in a diverse range of environments including schools, hospitals and community settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Peripheral Anatomy and Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice
  • Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care
  • Normal movement & Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Preparation for Practice Education
  • Neuromusculoskeletal cases

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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)
  • Proof of your GAMSAT registration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23300 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11512 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11512 EUR per year during 24 months.

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.


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