University of Brighton

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Physiotherapy (Taught)

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

The Advanced Physiotherapy MSc provides high quality continuing professional development opportunities for physiotherapists from the UK and overseas. Core modules on the course focus on the four pillars of advanced practice (clinical practice, leadership, education and research) and help you to develop complex decision-making skills, apply evidence-based practice and develop innovative solutions that will enhance patient, family and carer experience and improve clinical outcomes. This course is open to applicants from the UK and overseas, supporting a multicultural exchange of clinical knowledge and approaches and giving an exciting extra dimension to learning. Campus where this course is taught Our Eastbourne-based courses will move to the Falmer, Brighton campus from the academic year 2024–2025. Students starting this course in September 2022 or September 2023 will be based at our Falmer, Brighton campus from September 2024 if they are still studying.

Course details


Entry requirements

The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course if you wish to begin studying with us in 2020. They should be used as a general guide. This course is for qualified physiotherapists. Applicants should hold an honours degree in physiotherapy but those with suitable alternative qualifications, such as a diploma in physiotherapy, will be considered. A minimum of two years of physiotherapy post-registration work experience is required for entry to this course. If you do not meet these entry requirements and wish to start a career in this challenging and rewarding career, you could look at our Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) or if you already have a degree you may be eligible to apply for our accelerated Physiotherapy (pre-registration) MSc. IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7866 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7866 Year 1
Scotland £7866 Year 1
Wales £7866 Year 1
International £13842 Year 1

Additional fee information

You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. Mandatory requirements for your course are covered by the tuition fees. These include things such as health or criminal record checks, specialist materials and mandatory field trips. Optional field trips, accommodation and course materials are not included in the tuition fees and you will need to pay for these yourself. Please contact the school that delivers your course about possible extra costs before you apply. The tuition fees for part-time postgraduate courses depend on how many modules you take in the year. For example, if you study half of the modules that a full-time student would study, you will pay 50% of the full-time fee. Once you decide how many modules you want to take, we can help you to calculate the fees.
Advanced Physiotherapy at University of Brighton - UCAS