University of Bradford has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This new four-year programme is designed for students wishing to develop knowledge and skills specifically relevant to sport and exercise settings, as well as more traditional physiotherapy environments. Graduates gain a professional Master's qualification in physiotherapy, opening up a range of career opportunities as a physiotherapist in the sport, exercise and health and wellbeing sectors. It also provides foundation for further research study. MPhysiotherapy Sport and Exercise Medicine contains all the modules from the University’s highly regarded BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme. This curriculum is extended with additional sport and exercise specific modules, enhanced research and the opportunity to gain a sport first aid qualification – enhancing your prospects of working in a sports specific environment. You will undertake a range of placements in professional and amateur sport settings, including the University's Physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation Clinic, as well other physiotherapy settings. Professional accreditation This course is approved by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the statutory body for Allied Health Professionals. By the end of your studies, you will be eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC, and will be eligible to apply for full membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). Rankings We are ranked 8th in the UK for Physiotherapy in the Complete University Guide 2021. The Physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation team at the University of Bradford has been recognised nationally with a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) from AdvanceHE, the most prestigious team award available for learning and teaching in Higher Education.
Year 1 Developing and Promoting Health and Well Being (C) Neuromusculoskeletal – peripheral (C) Soft Tissue and Exercise Principals (C) Year 2 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Practice (C) Evidencing Rehabilitation in Sport and Health (C) Neurological Practice (C) Neuromusculoskeletal– Spinal (C) People Populations and Contemporary Physiotherapy Practice (C) Work based Learning 1 (Level 5) (C) Year 3 Evidence Based Practice (C) Research Methods in Health and Sport (C) Sport Trauma Management (C) Work based Learning 2 (Level 6) (C) Year 4 Employability and Professional Development (C) Enhancing Sport Performance (C) Evaluating Service Delivery (O) Primary Research (O) Systematic Literature Review (O)
Throughout your studies you will be taught by a team of professional physiotherapists, supported by experts from a number of different clinical areas at the Faculty of Health Studies. You will be taught in lectures, seminars, tutorials and in small groups. Modules are assessed using a range of different methods, including written examinations, practical assessments, poster presentations and case studies. The assessment of clinical practice largely takes place in the clinical environment by clinical staff and university tutors.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Health and Care Professions Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
As part of the selection process, we interview short-listed candidates prior to making offers. All places are offered subject to satisfactory occupational health screening and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English language requirements for International and EU applicants: IELTS test with an overall score of 6.5 with no sub-test less than 6.0 (or equivalent)
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.