Respiratory Physiotherapy (PgDip), M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 22273
    Tuition (Year)
    10619
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
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Respiratory Physiotherapy is one of the core areas of Physiotherapy Practice. The aim of this course is to develop physiotherapists’ knowledge and skills in the physiotherapy management of the patient with respiratory disorders.
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About

Respiratory Physiotherapy is a core area within the practice of Physiotherapy and it is essential that best practice is achieved for the benefit of the patient. Respiratory Physiotherapy has been defined as the physical management of problems or potential problems in patients with respiratory conditions, in order to obtain and maintain maximal function and to minimize disease progression.

Course Aims

This course aims to develop both knowledge and skills in the Physiotherapy management of patients with respiratory disorders and to encourage critical evaluation of clinical practice through research. The course will build on the knowledge and skills gained through undergraduate training.

There will be particular emphasis placed on providing a thorough knowledge and understanding of respiratory pathophysiology and management of respiratory disease, enhancing relevant practical skills and providing experience and skills required to conduct research in this area.

This course is run on a part-time basis and extends over a 2 year period. Students will attend 3 days per month for the first year, a 5- week clinical placement will be timetabled for the end of year 1 and a dissertation will be carried out in year 2.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Clinical Exercise Prescription
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Physiotherapy in Respiratory Medicine
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Research Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

Physiotherapists with a relevant undergraduate degree that deems them eligible for membership of the ISCP.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 22273 International
  • EUR 10619 EEA
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