MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

Key features

The MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) programme is modular with all modules compulsory. All credit-bearing modules are studied at M level.

Year 1: Theme Professionalism


Long-term Conditions (30 credits)

Physiotherapy Practice (30 credits)

Rehabilitation Practice with Health Promotion (30 credits)

Physiotherapy Professional Practice Placements 1 and 2


Year 2: Theme Management/Leadership


Audit Research and Service Evaluation (15 credits)

Patient Management (15 credits)

Leadership and Service Development (15 credits)

Physiotherapy Professional Practice Placements 3 and 4

Research in Physiotherapy Practice (30 credits)

Contemporary Practice (15 credits)

Physiotherapy Professional Practice Placement 5

How you learn

Enquiry-based learning, self-directed study, group-work and problem-based learning are the principal methods of teaching and learning for University study. 

The programme includes five professional practice placements of six weeks each, spread over the two-year programme totalling a minimum of 1000 hours. This clinical education takes place in a variety of placement settings within the Yorkshire and Humber region.

How you are assessed

Assessment will take a number of different forms including:

Written assignments, reports, and project work; practical skills assessments, verbal presentations and vivas; poster presentations; a research proposal and research project.