Rehabilitation (PGDip/ PGCert), M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
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This innovative and dynamic MSc Rehabilitation (PGDip/ PGCert) course from Oxford Brookes University is appropriate for all health, social care and exercise professionals working with different patient or client groups, adults or children.

About

This innovative and dynamic MSc Rehabilitation (PGDip/ PGCert) course from Oxford Brookes University is appropriate for all health, social care and exercise professionals working with different patient or client groups, adults or children.

It provides you with the opportunity to challenge and critically evaluate your multi-professional and uni-professional clinical expertise in order to respond to the current and future needs of rehabilitation.

You will have opportunities to work with practitioners from different professions, different patient and client groups, and a variety of countries - providing diverse views of rehabilitation.

Please note: the January start is only available to part-time Home / EU students.

Course length
  • Full-time: MSc: 12 months
  • Part-time: MSc: 24-36 months. For PGDip and PGCert, please contact the Programme Administrator. January entry is only available to part-time Home / EU students.
Why choose this course?
  • It has a strong practice focus achieved through the way we consistently link theory to practice. You have opportunities to work within the CLEAR unit and engage with the latest rehabilitation research.
  • The ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, WHO 2001) - a key framework used internationally to guide rehabilitation practice, research and policy - is used throughout the course.
  • It offers health, social care and exercise professionals highly flexible continuing professional development (CPD) study opportunities in rehabilitation, with part-time, full-time and mixed mode options.
  • Our teaching team is multiprofessional, promoting interprofessional learning and teaching, and offering excellent opportunities for shared learning.
  • All of the course team are experienced practitioners, educators and/or researchers in rehabilitation. They have all published articles and books in the area of rehabilitation, and have presented at key rehabilitation conferences.
  • We have an excellent track record of high levels of student satisfaction and high employability.

Programme Structure

PG Cert Rehabilitation:
  • Rehabilitation: Application of the ICF
  • This module focuses on the WHO ICF Classifications
  • Physiological Bases to Musculoskeletal and Neurological Rehabilitation Practice
  • The Evidence Base of Rehabilitation Practice
PG Diploma Neurological Rehabilitation Pathway:
  • The PG Cert Rehabilitation modules, plus
  • Disability: Individual and Global Perspectives
  • Rehabilitation Research Design and Methods
One other acceptable module.
PG Diploma Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Pathway:
  • The PG Cert Rehabilitation Modules, plus
  • The PG Diploma Neurological Rehabilitation Pathway modules, plus
  • One other acceptable module
PG Diploma Paediatric Neurological Rehabilitation Pathway:
The PG Cert Rehabilitation Modules, plus
  • Paediatric Neurodisability Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Research Design and Methods
One other acceptable module.
PG Diploma Exercise Rehabilitation Pathway:
The PG Cert Rehabilitation Modules, plus
  • Functional Recovery from Stroke
OR
  • Exercise Prescription for Neurological Conditions
  • Rehabilitation Research Design and Methods
One other acceptable module
PG Diploma Posture Management Rehabilitation Pathway:

Credit from the 60 credit Short Course in Posture Management from the Oxford Centre for Enablement, plus

  • Rehabilitation: Application of the ICF
  • Rehabilitation Research Design and Methods
One other acceptable module
  • MSc in Neurological Rehabilitation, MSc Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, MSc Paediatric Neurological Rehabilitation, MSc Exercise REhabilitation, MSc Posture Management Rehabilitation:
The MSc consists of the modules specified for the specific pathway PG Diploma, plus
  • Rehabilitation Dissertation

All of the compulsory modules for the specific pathways are acceptable modules to the other pathways.

The following acceptable modules are also available:
  • Supporting People with Long Term Progressive Neurological Conditions
  • Occupational Therapy: New Perspectives
  • Advanced Communication and Supportive Relationships
  • Advanced Symptom Management
  • Independent Study
  • Work-Based Learning (20 level 7 credits)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You should:
  • hold a UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution, or an equivalent professional or other qualification
  • normally be registered as a health, exercise or social care professional
  • normally have at least six months' post-qualification experience.
  • Please also see the university's general entry requirements.
English language requirements

If your first language is not English you must demonstrate that your level of English is appropriate for study at postgraduate level. This means you must have an IELTS score of 6.5-7.0 overall (minimum scores in each category are applicable) or an acceptable qualification at an equivalent level.
International applications

Please note only the September start (full-time) is available to international students.
Preparation courses for International and EU students
We offer a range of courses to help you to meet the entry requirements for this course and also familiarise you with university life. You may also be able to apply for one student visa to cover both courses.
  • Take our Pre-Master's course to help you to meet both the English language and academic entry requirements for your master's course.
  • If you need to improve your English language, we have pre-sessional English language courses available to help you to meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s.
If you are studying outside the UK, for more details about your specific country entry requirements, translated information, local contacts and programmes within your country, please have a look at our country pages.
How to apply
  • You apply for this course through UCAS Postgraduate.

Through UCAS Postgraduate, you should use the UKPASS portal to make your application, which will then be forwarded directly to our Admissions Office. You should send supporting documentation to us directly using the email addresses on the UKPASS application form.

Applications received electronically through UKPASS will be forwarded directly to the Admissions Administrator. Supporting documentation should be forwarded using the email addresses indicated on the UKPASS application form.

International applicants will:
  • need to apply early to allow enough time for obtaining visas if offered a place
  • be asked to pay a deposit of £1,000 to secure a place on the course.
Applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis, so please act early to avoid disappointment.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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