This is a two-year, initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis.
The first master's phase consists of a general, evidence based approach within the various domains of physiotherapy and rehabilitation sciences.
In the second master's phase, the focus is on the knowledge and skills within one of the majors:
Enjoy the mobility offered by our many international partnerships and fulfil part of the programme's internship at an institution abroad. Finally, let your strong theoretical and scientific insight be your ticket to success in a rewarding career and to provide expert, high-quality care in the field of rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy.
Graduates will have a strong theoretical and scientific insight into the field of rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy. They will possess the necessary skills to plan and carry out evidence based physiotherapy treatment and preventative strategies, including musculoskeletal rehabilitation, paediatric rehabilitation, neuromotor rehabilitation, cardiac/respiratory rehabilitation or psychomotor rehabilitation. Graduates will be prepared to assume leadership functions in the field of rehabilitation and physiotherapy and provide high-quality care.
Certified graduates of the Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy programme will:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Depending on the student's curriculum, students with a bachelor's degree in physiotherapy will have to complete a preparatory programme to be admitted to the Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy.
Language requirementsAll non-Flemish students are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English by submitting the results of an internationally recognised language proficiency test:- IELTS: overall score of 7 (with at least a score 6.5 in each of the four components)- TOEFL (internet-based): overall score of 90 with component scores of at least 22
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