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Physiotherapy Studies: Musculoskeletal

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

Physiotherapy Studies: 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 Studies programme consists of five compulsory modules including research project (150 credits) and two optional module (30 credits).  Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Physiotherapy Studies: Musculoskeletal.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time 12 months, flexible 2-5 years) is offered. Students take four compulsory modules (90 credits) and two optional modules (30 credits).  Upon successful completion of 120 credits, you will be awarded a PG Dip in Physiotherapy Studies: 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 consists of 1 compulsory module (15 credits) a choice of 1 core module (30 credits) and 1 optional module (15 credits).  Upon successful completion of 60 credits, you will be awarded a PG Cert in Physiotherapy Studies: 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 core module 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:

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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