MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

Key features


Five reasons to study this programme at Glasgow Caledonian University

  • We are the first HEI in Europe to develop a 2 year MSc (pre-registration) Physiotherapy programme. This has provided us with a wealth of experience in designing and delivering high quality postgraduate education
  • We employ creative and innovative learning & teaching strategies to facilitate the integration of theoretical knowledge with practical and clinical reasoning competencies
  • We profile your practice placement experience to enable you get a variety of placement experience in core physiotherapy related areas across the lifespan. These areas include Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Neurology, Older Adults, Rehabilitation, Community and Cardio-respiratory placements. We normally try and place students within a 30 mile radius of Glasgow
  • Glasgow Caledonian University is the top modern university in Scotland by research power. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) results demonstrated that 89% of the University’s research activity in Allied Health Professions is in the highest categories of world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent (3*). Overall our University is ranked in the top 20 in the UK for health research at world-leading and internationally excellent standards. We use this research expertise and skills to underpin our teaching and facilitate student research while undertaking dissertation
  • The MSc (Pre-registration) programme is internationally acknowledged and has achieved recognition in a number of countries including Canada and Australia. We are currently one of a small number of UK physiotherapy courses that the Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC) has deemed equivalent on individual application to a pre-registration physiotherapy course in Australia

Contact the Course leader:

Dr Sivaramkumar Shanmugam,