Advanced Physiotherapy at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Physiotherapy (Taught)

Course summary

Challenge the evidence base of current Physiotherapy practice considering how this may advance in the future. You will be encouraged to reflect upon your professional experience, reviewing and evaluating the development and evolution of the profession and how you might integrate this into your clinical practice. You will advance your scientific knowledge base engaging in professional development opportunities such as inter-professional learning and self-reflection. Why choose this course?

  • This programme contributes towards your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Flexibility to study part-time over three years or modular over five years
  • Engage with self-reflection and evaluation as well as exchange knowledge and clinical practice with peers
Physiotherapy is a constantly evolving profession which requires practitioners to demonstrate best practice in the best interests of service users. Advanced Physiotherapy at Keele is designed to provide you with the opportunity to challenge current physiotherapy practice whilst exploring in depth areas of your professional interest. You will enhance your clinical skills at master's level, delving deep into current physiotherapy practice, considering the advances and approaches for future practice. Healthcare practitioners are subject to continuous change - our MSc will develop your ability to adapt and respond positively to changes within contemporary Physiotherapy practice. You will demonstrate your knowledge and expertise as well as developing and enhancing clinical skills that can be implemented within your practice. You will learn to critically evaluate and analyse research evidence as well as challenge established principles and current practice to ensure you are delivering high quality care. You will be encouraged to think critically about current frameworks and concepts of physiotherapy as well as engaging with the evaluation of research literature. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

Entry requirements

The course is open to appropriately qualified physiotherapists who are interested in acquiring new knowledge and/or deepening existing knowledge in the field of physiotherapy. Applicants should normally have a first or second-class honours degree (2.1 or 2.2) (or overseas equivalent) in Physiotherapy. There is an expectation that applicants will possess level 6 (bachelors degree level) knowledge and skills in the areas of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular-respiratory and neurological physiotherapy. Those who are not qualified physiotherapists are not eligible to apply (even if they have a Sports Science/Sport and Exercise/Kinesiology degree). If their intention is to become a qualified physiotherapist in the UK then they can consider the 2 year MSc (pre-registration) at Keele. All applications are assessed on an individual basis. Applicants should ensure that their personal statements identify why they wish to study this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Information relating to the tuition fees and funding options for this course can be viewed on the Keele University website.
Advanced Physiotherapy at Keele University - UCAS