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Course summary

Overview Designed for registered and qualified physiotherapists, this course gives you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and professional practice across a range of practical and theory-based units. You will complete core units of study and choose optional units that are intended to complement different areas of physiotherapy practice, such as musculoskeletal, neurology or a first contact practitioner role. Practical sessions are an important part of this course and, depending on the units you choose, you will learn techniques such as soft tissue manipulation and manual therapy techniques. Most study will take place on-campus. Our lecturers are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and many still work in practice alongside teaching. Our teaching team also includes researchers with expertise across a range of specialisms, including knee and spinal dysfunctions, musculoskeletal and physical activity interventions, rehabilitation for older people and stroke rehabilitation. If you are not ready to commit to a full-time masters, you can study individual units as standalone modules, as part of your continuing professional development (CPD). You can also choose to study an alternative to the master’s degree, such as a postgraduate certificate (PgCert) or postgraduate diploma (PgDip). Features and benefits

  • Specialist study - You are able to focus on particular areas of specialist study including musculoskeletal, neurological or our Manual Therapy Clinical Pathway. We also offer several units suitable for clinicians who are entering First Contact Practitioner [FCP]roles.
  • Flexible studying - Fit studying around your career and take modules as continuing professional development (CPD) units or study full or part-time.
  • Specialist facilities - You will use our on-campus physiotherapy facilities dependent upon your unit choices, which includes seven separate practice rooms and a gait laboratory.
  • Professional development - When you complete the Manual Therapy Clinical Pathway, you are eligible to apply for membership of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP).

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Physiotherapy, Chartered Society of

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a minimum 2:2 undergraduate honours physiotherapy degree (or international equivalent) and normally have post-qualification clinical experience. Students with less than two years of post-qualification clinical experience who are accepted onto the course may be restricted on the range of optional units that can be studied. Students with graduate diplomas in physiotherapy with evidence of learning and recent practice are also welcome to apply. International applicants will also need to have an English language qualification. Please visit our website for further information.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For further information:
Advanced Physiotherapy at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS