MSc Physiotherapy (pre registration)
The MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) is a 2 year qualifying course for graduates with a relevant degree, providing the opportunity to undertake a physiotherapy course leading to registration at master's level. *The MSc Physiotherapy pre registration course is subject to validation.
Developing highly skilled evidence-based physiotherapists equipped to face the challenges of an evolving profession.
The MSc in Physiotherapy (pre-registration) is a qualifying course for graduates with a suitable and relevant first degree seeking to train as a Physiotherapist. The course is two years full-time, starting in September.
The aim of the course is to provide a challenging and rewarding educational experience that enables students to develop as competent, evidence-based and patient-centred physiotherapy practitioners, capable of making a valuable contribution to their chosen workplace.
As part of the course you will experience a range of diverse and exciting placements including our own on-site healthcare-focused clinic, where you will gain a variety of experiences with a wide range of client groups, under the guidance of skilled clinicians.
Each student will gain experience of physiotherapy within various clinical and private practice settings. With the support of clinical educators, students will treat patients, observe experienced clinicians and participate in all aspects of care including case conferences, ward rounds and home visits.
* The MSc Physiotherapy (pre registration) course is subject to validation.
- Course title:
- MSc Physiotherapy pre registration
- 2 year full-time
- Study mode:
- Typical offer:
- 2:2 degree in a relevant subject
School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity, Parkwood Campus
Why study for a MSc Physiotherapy (pre registration) at AECC University College?
We offer an innovative curriculum designed to meet the needs of aspiring Physiotherapists. We have fantastic state-of-the-art healthcare education provision including onsite clinics, imaging services, treatment spaces and a pro-section laboratory. This coupled with our expertise in training healthcare professionals, offers a fantastic environment in which aspiring Physiotherapists can train and develop.
Structure of study with key unit highlights.
We utilise a diverse range of delivery approaches to maximise learning in individual units. Delivery modes include: seminars, workshops, practice sessions, manual therapy and practice labs, placement opportunities peer and expert observations, online learning and laboratory sessions.
The course utilises a range of contemporary approaches to assessing learning, whilst also seeking to develop key applied skills and communication approaches. So alongside more traditional dissertation and essay assessments students will also write blogs, produce short videos, engage with social media, write consultancy reports, engage in case conferences, role plays and debates.
• Foundations of Physiotherapy
• Fundamentals of Clinical Practice 1
• Optimising Patient Outcomes
• Fundamentals of Clinical Practice 2
• Physiotherapy Research Project
• Research Methods
• Psychology of Injury, Pain and Recovery
• Mental Health
• Fundamental of Clinical Practice Placements
How do I apply?
Applications for MSc Physiotherapy (pre registration) are made through our online application system. You will need to provide your educational history, a personal statement and a satisfactory reference.
What qualifications do I need?
Normally a first or second class (2:1 or 2:2) BSc (Hons) degree in a relevant science-based subject.
Examples of relevant subjects include sport and exercise science, sports rehabilitation, sports therapy, human biology, biomedical sciences, anatomy and physiology.
An existing qualification in nursing, midwifery or relevant Allied Health Profession (e.g: osteopathy or chiropractic).
Is there anything else that is required?
To gain a place on the course applicants must also successfully undergo an interview process in which past experiences, motivations to join the profession, and future aspirations of applicants will be explored in further detail. More information about the interview process will be provided if/when applicants are invited to the interview stage.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language we would be looking for one of the following:
- IELTS (academic) overall score of 6.0 with no less than 6 in each section
- TOEFL overall score of 79 with minimum scores of 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking
- An undergraduate or postgraduate degree from a UK university
- A completed undergraduate or postgraduate degree which has been taught in a ‘majority English-speaking’ country. These are: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America
We may be able to consider other English language qualifications, so call or email our Admissions team and they will be happy to help. Try to book your language tests as early in the year as you can, just in case re-sits are needed.
If you’re not sure about anything listed here, talk to our Admissions team by email or calling us on 01202 436200 and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have. For more information about our admissions policies and procedures, including our Admissions Complaints and Appeals Policy, please click here.
Our current course costs for the MSc Physiotherapy (pre registration) course 2020 entry are per annum and are shown below.
£9,250 per annum
£16,500 per annum
Information on additional costs associated with this course can be found here (Link coming soon).
Note: For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on an eligible course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS). AECC University College is registered with the OfS. You can view the register and search for our name.
Our tuition fees policy can be found here on our latest policies page.
Should you have any questions on course fees please contact our admissions team on the form below.