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 2017
  • 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
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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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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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Oxford Brookes University

M.Sc. Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA £ 12,370 per year
  • International £ 14,500 per year
  • 24 months

The MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) from Oxford Brookes University is a qualifying course that provides individuals who already have a relevant bachelor’s degree the opportunity to undertake a Physiotherapy course leading to registration at master’s level.

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University of East Anglia

M.Sc. Advanced Practitioner: Physiotherapist
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA £ 6,800 per year
  • International £ 15,525 per year
  • 12 months

This course is for senior clinicians and health care practitioners who wish to fulfill their own personal and professional development needs whilst contributing to their organisation's modernisation agenda and advancing their practice and leading the service delivery for their client group/practice locality.

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University of Basel

Postgrad.Dip. MAS in Cranio Facial Kinetic Science
  • Any time
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Erster berufsbegleitender interdisziplinärer Weiterbildungsstudiengang auf universitärem Niveau in der Schweiz zur Behandlung von kraniofazialen Fehlbildungen und verwandten Krankheitsbildern (z.B. Lippen-Kiefer-Gaumenspalten, Syndrome, Folgen von Gesichtsverletzungen) in Relation zu ganzkörperlichen Zusammenhängen auf der Basis der funktionsorientierten Bewegungslehre und -therapie.

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