Advanced Physiotherapy (Neurology) at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Physiotherapy (Neurology) (Taught)

Course summary

Strengthen your knowledge and expertise with the study of neurological physiotherapy at postgraduate level. Our specialist programme advances your clinical skill set, with specific focus on neurological disorders and treatments. You will be encouraged to critically evaluate existing physiotherapy practices and explore alternatives to traditional approaches and services. Our MSc contributes to your continued professional development enhancing your career prospects within the field of physiotherapy and beyond. You will be equipped with specialist knowledge deepening your understanding of neurological function, conditions and appropriate management. Why choose this course?

  • Advance your knowledge of neurological physiotherapy with research active lecturers
  • Flexibility to study part-time over three years or modular over five years
  • Contributes towards your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Build specialist skills with insight into alternative treatments and care services
  • Enhance your career prospects through specialist knowledge and expertise
Physiotherapy is a constantly evolving profession which requires practitioners to demonstrate best practice in the best interests of service users. Our Advanced Physiotherapy (Neurology) specialist programme advances your knowledge of neurological conditions that impact the nervous system and physical movement. Exploring core areas such as assistive technologies in neuromuscular rehabilitation and concepts of neurological rehabilitation, you will be encouraged to challenge current practices in neurological physiotherapy to ensure that you are able to deliver high-quality care based upon a solid evidence base. You will engage with the evaluation of existing treatments, considering new approaches for physiotherapy practice. Through critical analysis and evaluation, you will utilise current research literature to inform your suggestions and developments for improved clinical practice and patient outcomes. You will explore themes such as behaviour change for health and well-being, applied clinical anatomy and the physiology of neuromusculoskeletal tissue to advance your knowledge base in the field. 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 neurological physiotherapy. Applicants should normally have a first or second- class honours degree (2.1 or 2.2) (or overseas equivalent) in Physiotherapy. This course is only available part-time and we do not provide Tier 4 sponsorship for part-time courses. 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 (Neurology) at Keele University - UCAS