MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

Key features

5 reasons to study Physiotherapy at the University of Birmingham

  1. Simulation and Interprofessional Learning: The programme offers a unique blend of simulation and interprofessional activities. Students benefit from learning alongside peers from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences and Life and Environmental Sciences. This collaborative approach prepares students to work in multidisciplinary teams, enhancing their understanding of holistic patient care.
  2. Diverse Practice Placements: The Practice Education Placements, grounded in the four pillars of advanced and consultant practice: clinical, leadership, education, and research, span 34 weeks. These placements offer a variety of experiences across the West Midlands, from treating patients and working in diverse clinical environments to participating in awarded research projects and case conferences and leadership projects with external organisations.
  3. Extracurricular Activities: University of Birmingham offers a plethora of activities both on campus and in the wider community. Examples include pitch management for sports events and initiatives promoting exercise in local communities, allowing students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings and make a tangible difference.
  4. Research Opportunities: The University of Birmingham is renowned for its research-driven ethos. Students have the privilege of engaging in high-quality research placements and projects, both on campus and in affiliated hospitals. They learn from experts in the field, gaining invaluable insights before embarking on their research projects.
  5. Emphasis on Core Values: The MSc Physiotherapy programme at Birmingham is deeply rooted in a philosophy of patient-centred care, inclusivity, non-discrimination, and a strong commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. Aligned with the values stated in the NHS Constitution, the programme ensures students are not only skilled but also compassionate, ethical, and advocates for equity in healthcare.

How to apply

Contact Information:
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