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Advanced Physiotherapy: Musculoskeletal

This postgraduate programme integrates the advanced clinical, academic and research components of musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice.

Advanced Physiotherapy: Musculoskeletal

To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.

Course information

  • The Musculoskeletal MSc programme consists of six compulsory modules including the research project (165 credits) and one optional module (15 credits). Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Advanced Physiotherapy: Musculoskeletal. This MSc is accredited by the MACP (https://www.macpweb.org/).
  • A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time 12 months, flexible 2-5 years) is offered. Students take five compulsory (105 credits) and one optional module (15 credits). Upon successful completion of 120 credits, you will be awarded a PG Dip in Advanced Physiotherapy: Musculoskeletal.
  • A Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits, full-time one year, flexible study up to two years) is offered. Students undertake modules to the value of 60 credits, consisting of two compulsory modules and one core module. Upon successful completion of 60 credits, you will be awarded a PG Cert in Advanced Physiotherapy: Musculoskeletal.

Module information is available via the links below. 

Compulsory modules

PG Dip students do not undertake the Research Project. PG Cert students take the two core modules indicated (*) above, plus a choice of either upper or lower quadrant modules.

 

Optional modules

It may not be possible to take your preferred optional module because of timetabling and capacity constraints. The list below is subject to change by the time of enrolment. Options may include the following:

Other optional modules may be available and can be reviewed through the UCL module catalogue once enrolled.

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

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