Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) at University of Bolton - UCAS

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Course summary

If you're an ambitious graduate, the University of Bolton's pre-registration Master's in Physiotherapy offers you the skills and knowledge you'll need for a successful career leading and delivering interventions to help people affected by injury, ageing, illness or disability. Combining University learning, practice-based learning and ongoing professional skills development, our expert team will support you in learning to promote the mobility, function and quality of life of individuals. The University of Bolton's MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) degree supports you in developing the core expertise, knowledge and skills demanded of physiotherapy professionals in a number of different clinical settings and environments. The global demand for qualified physiotherapists means that career opportunities are excellent in the UK and further afield. You'll spend a total of 1000 hours of your time in physiotherapy practice-based learning across various environments, including acute, intermediate and community care, primary care, and the private and voluntary sectors, helping to prepare you for the changing environments you'll encounter during your career. The rest of your studies will be based at the University, increasing your theoretical understanding and practical knowledge in a way that complements and enhances your learning in the workplace. We'll support you as you learn about the structure and function of the human body in the context of health, disease, disorder and dysfunction across the lifespan. With our expert guidance, you'll explore the theories and physiotherapy approaches that can be applied to enhance movement and minimise loss of function, focusing on the musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. We'll also consider developing areas of physiotherapy such as the principles of management for women's health, amputees and palliative care. We'll help you build your knowledge of the biomedical, physical, clinical and behavioural science that underpins physiotherapy practice and gain skills in physical assessment, treatment and evaluation. We'll support you in developing interpersonal and communication skills, such as respecting and prioritising the needs and choices of individual service users, their carers and families. We'll also focus on helping you understand the political, social and economic factors influencing the current and future delivery of physiotherapy, health and social care services. Together with our partners, we'll work to prepare you to become a confident, professional physiotherapist, able to use a range of physical and psychological treatment approaches to help individuals develop, maintain and regain mobility within an ever-changing health and social care environment. When you successfully complete the MSc Physiotherapy qualification, you'll possess the knowledge and skills you need to practise as an autonomous, independent practitioner who can be trusted to maintain professional standards while working to improve the health and wellbeing of service users through your individual and team-working actions. This programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).


Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Physiotherapy, Chartered Society of
  • Health and Care Professions Council

Entry requirements

Details of the entry requirements for this course are listed on the University of Bolton's website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) at University of Bolton - UCAS