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MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

The Course Programme Structure Staff Profiles Why YSJ ?

 

The MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) is a two-year, accelerated qualifying programme for students with a suitable first degree. Graduates from this programme will be eligible to seek registration with the Health Professions Council and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

The ability to adapt to the changing needs of the service user and changing health and social care provision in the 21st century is embedded in the curriculum of this innovative programme. The aim of the programme is to train reflective, person-centred practitioners by covering the core skills within the areas of musculoskeletal cardiorespiratory and neurological physiotherapy and integrating them within an evidence-based context. Students will develop independent learning and problem solving skills using enquiry based learning. There is the opportunity to learn leadership skills and engage in service development projects. Hands on skills and clinical reasoning skills acquired in university will be developed further through a range of clinical placements.

 

What qualifications and experience do I need?

Applicants will have at least a 2:1 in a related subject. Examples of this would include human biology/behavioural science/sports science/health-related profession in which the foundation sciences (human anatomy and/or physiology/psychology) were completed at honours level. Applicants would also be expected to have experience within an honours degree of undergraduate level research and a project/dissertation.

Insight into the physiotherapy profession and work shadowing experience with physiotherapists is required as is evidence of academic study within the last three years by January of the intended year of entry.

Applicants whose first language is not English should have IELTS grade 7 with no component lower than 6.5 or another acceptable English language qualification.

Admission to the programme is dependent upon completion of the following selection processes:

  • Academic entry criteria being met
  • Satisfactory application form including personal statement
  • Successful interview
  • Satisfactory references (two are required one of which must be an academic reference)
  • Receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
  • Satisfactory medical screening

 

How much does it cost?

Home/EU students who are successful in gaining a place will have their tuition fees paid by the NHS and will be eligible to apply for a means-tested NHS bursary.

International applications are welcome. The fees are subject to review but currently stand at £17,250 per annum.

Please visit our tuition fees webpage  for up-to-date information about fees.

 

How many places are there?

The programme is validated for 30 students with 14 funded places for home/EU students. It is anticipated that the remainder will be filled by international students. 

 

How do I apply?

Online applications for the next intake in January 2015 will open again on 1 May 2014

For information about the online application process please follow this link: Online Application Guide 

Home/EU applicants

We will be open for application for January 2015 entry from Home/EU students applications on 1 May 2014. We will close applications on 31 May, or after we have received 80 complete applications which meet the entry criteria, whichever comes first.

Applications must be made using the on-line application form and will only be considered complete if they include 2 references one of which must be an academic reference. Short-listed applicants will be invited for an individual interview and it is anticipated that these interviews will take place in the first 2 weeks of July. We expect all students selected for interview to be present in person without exception.

Interviews will take place on July 3rd, 9th, 10th and 16th. It is very unlikely that we will be able to offer you a choice of date so please make sure you a free on these dates once you apply.

 

International applicants

We will be open for applications for January 2015 entry from international students on 1 May 2014  and we will continue to stay open until 31 August. Applications must be made using the on-line application form and will only be considered complete if they include 2 references one of which must be an academic reference. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed by Skype.

 

How can I find out more?

For further details please contact:

Sophia Marshall, Course Leader, T: 01904 876993 E: s.marshall@yorksj.ac.uk