Advanced Physiotherapy Practice at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS

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Course summary

Learn in state-of-the-art facilities, study the latest in clinical research and get leading-edge training in our MSc Physiotherapy programme. GCU collaborates with industry to bring a cutting-edge course of study to physiotherapists seeking to advance their careers. The programme is delivered by practising experts, specialists and academics – and informed by the latest developments in the field. You’ll hone your skills in a friendly, open and diverse environment – where we’re focused on advancing your career and committed to global engagement, social responsibility and serving the common good. Get a world-class education that takes a cross-functional approach, with contributions from the fields of nursing, podiatry, occupational therapy and radiography as well as physiotherapy, and modules taught by guest experts and experienced academic staff across GCU’s School of Health and Life Sciences. Drawing on our close relationship with industry, your programme includes a wide range of teaching methods to help you advance in your career – including problem-solving activities, case studies, practice-based learning, peer support and blended learning using GCULearn, our high-tech virtual environment.


Modules: Advancing Professional Practice; Advanced Research Methods; Advanced Assessment and Management of Illness and Injury; Human Movement and MSK Rehabilitation; Social Action Approaches in Public Health; Supporting Anticipatory Care for Long-term Conditions; Applied Pathophysiology for Advancing Professional Practice; Work-based Advanced Skills and Innovative Practices; Principles of Practice in Medical Ultrasound; Advanced Leadership for Health and Social Care Practitioners; Surgical Management of the Foot; Principals of Diagnostic Investigation; Dissertation.

Assessment method

We use a wide range of learning and teaching methods to ensure that you have both the necessary knowledge and understanding of business and management and a portfolio of intellectual and personal skills. Each module on the programme uses its own learning, teaching and assessment strategy to achieve learning objectives. Assessment methods vary between modules and may include unseen examinations, class tests, essays, management reports, case studies, presentations, and group work.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in physiotherapy. Alternatively an unclassified degree or professional diploma in physiotherapy with over two years' professional experience. Academic IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7300 Whole course
EU £16200 Whole course
England £7300 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7300 Whole course
Scotland £7300 Whole course
Wales £7300 Whole course
Channel Islands £7300 Whole course
International £16200 Whole course

Additional fee information

Part-time and distance-learning tuition fees: For details of part-time and distance-learning fee rates, please make an enquiry today. Fees are subject to change and published here for guidance only.

Sponsorship information

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2 million per year. For up to date fee information for this programme, please visit

Advanced Physiotherapy Practice at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS