Master in Sports Physiotherapy (Sports and Excercise Rehabilitation) - Máster en Fisioterapia Deportiva
This programme enables exploration of the theoretical basis of manipulative physiotherapy and its application to the development of your clinical reasoning. Using the process of clinical reasoning as its framework, this programme integrates the many approaches to practice in this specialist area. It facilitates an evaluation of existing evidence through the exploration of the assessment and management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction.
The programme offers part-time and full-time modes of study, providing you with the opportunity to tailor your learning experience to meet your personal and professional needs
Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (includes professional indemnity)
A BSc/BA Honours degree or equivalent. (Evidence of equivalence of your qualification(s) to the UK educational system of awards can be found at www.naric.org.uk). The degree should normally be a first or upper second class Honours degree.
You must provide documented evidence of a minimum of 1500 hours experience post qualification of using manipulative physiotherapy within a neuromusculoskeletal context.
Supporting evidence of appropriate continuing professional development during this experience will also be required.
English to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component). For more information see the international student entry requirements.
You will take the following six mandatory modules:
Research Methods (20 credits)
Advancing Practice through Personal and Professional Development (20 credits)
Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 1: Lower Quadrant (20 credits)
Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2: Upper Quadrant (20 credits)
Evidence Based Clinical Practice (20 credits)
Research Dissertation – MSc only (60 credits)
In addition, you will choose one option module to the value of 20 credits (subject to availability and viability).
For this programme, it is also possible to take relevant M Level modules from within the College. These would form part of the optional modules you are to choose as part of the MSc Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy programme. Our optional modules are each worth 20 credits, therefore, if you wish to take modules on offer within the College, these will also need to equate to 20 credits.
Physiotherapy graduates have entered careers both in the NHS and private sector. They work in hospitals, in the community as well as sports clubs and the military. An increasing number of Physiotherapy graduates are working on a freelance basis alongside their work in the NHS. Some choose to pursue further studies in education, research or undertake further training.