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

Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise & Health (Research) Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise & Health (Research), MRes
  • Any time
  • EEA € 1,984 per year
  • International € 13,400 per year
  • 24 months

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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Orthopedic Science and Rehabilitation Orthopedic Science and Rehabilitation, M.Sc.
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • 18 months

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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Elderly Care 2.0 Elderly Care 2.0, Postgrad.Cert.
  • 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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Advanced Physiotherapy Advanced Physiotherapy, M.Sc.
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 335 per module
  • International £ 800 per module
  • 15 months

Advanced Physiotherapy at Manchester Metropolitan University is an advanced programme of study for registered and qualified Physiotherapists. Under this main programme of study, there are five specialist areas where our students can direct their focus and develop their professional practice: Physiotherapy focus, Musculoskeletal Therapy focus, Neurological Therapy focus, Cardio-respiratory Therapy focus, Manual Therapy focus (provides eligibility for MACP membership)

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Exercise Rehabilitation Exercise Rehabilitation, M.Sc.
  • 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) Physiotherapy (Post-Registration), M.Sc.
  • 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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Human Movement Sciences Human Movement Sciences, M.Sc.
  • 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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McMaster University

Physiotherapy, M.Sc.
  • Any time
  • National CAD 7,008 per year
  • International CAD 16,761 per year
  • 24 months

The Master of Science (PT) prepares students in their eligibility to be registered practicing physiotherapists in Canada. This program meets Canadian professional accreditation and practice standards.

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The University of Western Australia

Neonatology - Coursework, Master
  • Jan 2017
  • National AUD 8,888 per year
  • International AUD 32,900 per year
  • 12 months

In this course students gain comprehensive knowledge of diseases of preterm and term infants including the underlying physiology and management. Students also gain clinical competency in acute resuscitation and all procedures required in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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