Masters in Medicine & Health

Physiotherapy

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The Research Master’s Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise & Health (research) is a two-year full-time programme that aimed at integrating fundamental scientific research with relevant questions from clinical and sports practice. This Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise & Health (Research) programme is offered by VU Amsterdam.

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M.Sc. Orthopedic Science and Rehabilitation

The aim of the Orthopedic Science and Rehabilitation programme offered by University of Nicosia is to provide students with the essential academic and professional expertise within the fields of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy and Orthopaedic Science.

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Postgrad.Cert. Elderly Care 2.0

The growing number of elderly people is one of the major universal social challenges inextricably bound to a rising demand for health care as well as a demand for larger and better trained health workforce in elderly care. This Elderly Care 2.0 programme is offered by UC Leuven-Limburg.

M.Sc. Advancing Physiotherapy Practice

The MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice at Queen Margaret University aims to help you thrive in health and social contexts where the pace of change is high and professionals need to be dynamic and proactive to meet the needs of the individuals that they work with.

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Physiotherapy is a field of health care that aims to rehabilitate and improve health of people with movement disabilities. Basic methods that are used include relevant exercises, motivation, adapted equipment, education and advocacy. Physiotherapy deals with the interaction between physical therapists and patients. Physiotherapists should be able to diagnose and treat impairment or disabilities of clients. The study field has many areas such as paediatrics, orthopaedic, neurologic, geriatrics, cardiopulmonary, wound care and more.

Topics covered by physiotherapy bachelors and masters include: therapeutic practice and electrotherapy basic motor skills of children with disabilities, pain therapy, medical recovery and kinesiology. Throughout the study programme students will have the possibility to develop practical skills in different physiotherapy centres. Core competencies for physiotherapists are patience and tolerance; treating people with illnesses or disabilities involves good interpersonal skills and the ability to be empathetic and to understand every patient’s needs.

Graduates can work in many different health areas, such as hospitals, private or sport clinics, special schools, community centres, nursing homes.

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