Masters in Physiotherapy

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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Suggested Master's Programmes

Pedagogy of the Human Body Movement Master Pedagogy of the Human Body Movement
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • Not specified

Study of the human movement from psychological and socio-cultural analyze, such as Motor Learning and Development, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Human Movement Philosophy, Human Movement History, Anthropology, Sociology, and the intervention supported mainly by those subjects such as Teaching Methodology in Physical Education, Teachers Qualification and Curricular Development, Policies Development, Physical Education Plans and Programs in Culture, Leisure and Health perspective.

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Orthopedic Science and Rehabilitation M.Sc. Orthopedic Science and Rehabilitation
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 18 months

The aim of the programme 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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Elderly Care 2.0 Postgrad.Cert. Elderly Care 2.0
  • Any time
  • EEA € 2,950
  • International € 2,950
  • 3 months

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.

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Exercise Rehabilitation M.Sc. Exercise Rehabilitation
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 6,102 per year
  • International £ 13,800 per year
  • 12 months

The Exercise Rehabilitation MSc programme from Bangor University will suit graduates in Sport Sciences or Physical Therapy who are interested in exercise rehabilitation in particular. It has been designed to be flexible and relevant to the student's individual needs and interests, with a strong emphasis on the application of theory to professional practice.

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Physiotherapy (Post-Registration) M.Sc. Physiotherapy (Post-Registration)
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 4,500 per year
  • International £ 12,500 per year
  • 12 months

The MSc in Physiotherapy (Post-Registration) offered at Queen Margaret University is for people working as physiotherapists who want to grow within a dynamic and evolving profession. Evidence-based practice is increasingly important and this MSc course supports individuals in developing the knowledge and skills required

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Biodynamics of the Human Movement Master Biodynamics of the Human Movement
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • Not specified

Study of the human movement from biological and biobehavioral analyses, such as Exercise Biochemistry, Physiology of the Exercise, Biomechanics, Motor Control, Learning and Development, Exercise and Sport Psychology and the intervention supported mainly by those subjects such as Nutrition Applied to Physical Performance and Physical and Sports Training.

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Physiotherapy (pre-registration) M.Sc. Physiotherapy (pre-registration)
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 4,850 per year
  • International £ 12,000 per year
  • 24 months

The MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University has been developed as an accelerated route for graduates wishing to practice as chartered physiotherapists. It aims to produce graduates who are fit for purpose in terms of physiotherapy practice for now and for the future.

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Clinical Exercise Physiology M.Sc. Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 5,200 per year
  • International £ 15,000 per year
  • 12 months

Clinical exercise physiology is an emerging discipline and the Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc from The University of Hull offers you chance to carry out progressive research to further advance the field. Students are supported throughout by teaching staff active in research that is critical to our understanding of the subject.

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Human Movement Sciences M.Sc. Human Movement Sciences
  • Any time
  • EEA € 1,984 per year
  • International € 13,900 per year
  • 24 months

How does the nervous system control voluntary movement? What are the benefits of exercise? And are these things the same for all people? Find out in the Human Movement Sciences programme at the University of Groningen.

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Robert Gordon University

M.Sc. Physiotherapy
  • Jan 2017
  • EEA £ 8,600 per year
  • International £ 16,100 per year
  • 24 months

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to practice physiotherapy via an accelerated programme which builds on prior learning and experience. It is a two year course with an exciting and varied mix of academic and clinical learning.

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University of Birmingham

Postgrad.Dip. Physicians' Assistant (Anaesthesia)
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA £ 4,380 per year
  • 27 months

This programme, Physicians' Assistant (Anaesthesia) from University of Birmingham, is intended for existing health care practitioners or graduates with a science background who wish to work as part of the anaesthetic team. The Physicians' Assistant (Anaesthesia) is a health professional who will expand the anaesthetic service and make operating theatres work more efficiently. You will work alongside other members of the anaesthetic team and under the supervision of your anaesthetist.

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