Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) (Taught)

Course summary

Our 2 year pre-registration MSc in Physiotherapy is a qualifying programme for graduates with a relevant undergraduate degree. The course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council. We offer a supportive environment with excellent opportunities for you to excel as you develop the knowledge and skills required of a highly competent physiotherapist capable of meeting the demands and challenges of current and future healthcare environments. This challenging course comprises of a balanced delivery of theoretical learning, practical skills teaching, self-reflection and practice-experience placements. Why choose this course?

  • Accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Gain experience in a variety of healthcare environments alongside accredited practice educators
  • Promotion of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion throughout all aspects of the programme
  • Develop interpersonal, analytical and critical skills to enable you to practice effectively in your chosen career
  • Learn clinical skills alongside leadership, research and education to prepare you for continued development in your future career
MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) at Keele focuses on the delivery of patient-centred care within a range of health and social care environments. Physiotherapy emphasises the use of physical approaches in the promotion, maintenance and restoration of an individual’s physical, psychological and social wellbeing - all which underpin the key themes of our programme. Our two year MSc enables you to develop the scientific knowledge, clinical skills, behaviours and values that underpin contemporary evidence-based physiotherapy practice. You will explore the importance of clinical reasoning and informed evidence-based decision-making which will enable you to confidently manage patients with a range of clinical needs. You will work in partnership with patients, assessing and identifying the appropriate management and care which considers their overall wellbeing to achieve optimum health benefits. You will engage with theoretical and practical teaching to become an independent thinker who can make informed decisions confidently. Through active participation in inter-professional learning, you will develop an appreciation for the multiple professions whom may be involved in a patient's care, developing your ability to work collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary team. 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

This degree is designed for those individuals with a 2.1 degree (or above) in an appropriate science or exercise based subject or with successful completion of a 3 year diploma in Physiotherapy. Candidates who are successful at the initial stage of selection will be required to satisfy Occupational Health clearances and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance. This course is not suitable for applicants with a UK Physiotherapy degree. The English Language entry requirement for International students is IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component. The University also accepts a range of internationally recognised English tests. If you do not meet the English language requirements, the University offers a range of English language preparation programmes. Applicants who hold an International Physiotherapy degree will be considered. The university must have a personal statement and CV from international applicants as Keele are strict on the UK 2:1 equivalent but can consider applicants with relevant work experience who hold a 2:2. There are four key stages to the Admissions process for the Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) programme detailed on the course page on the Keele University website.

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.
Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) at Keele University - UCAS