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Physiotherapy (pre-registration)University of East Anglia
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Location: University of East Anglia
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2022/02/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £16400
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About This CourseOur MSc Physiotherapy course is fully approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Enroll with us and you'll be based at our School of Health Sciences,where you'll receive an academic and a practice-based education that's second to none.During taught sessions you'll spend your time using case studies, focusing on the needs of individual clients or client groups. Through a combination of self-directed learning, workshop activities and Enquiry-Based Learning (EBL), you'll build up the knowledge you need to identify issues and make decisions on how to address them.You'll become expert in understanding specific psychological, cultural and social factors in the context of care. You'll also learn about due consideration of the needs and abilities of others involved with the client, including carers and other health and social care workers. You will also consider how, as a physiotherapist, you can use your expertise to advise and teach groups, and promote health across whole communities.In addition to your campus-based learning, you'll undertake four placements across your two years. These will be between seven and eight weeks in length. Working under close supervision, this is your opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into hands-on practice.Our interdisciplinary ethos means that you'll spend some of your time studying alongside Occupational Therapy students professionals you'll work with as a qualified physiotherapist. Inter-professional teamwork will be a central element of your career, and UEA remains one of the only UK universities to offer this approach.During the course you'll have the opportunity to work on your Master's project, working with a member of our faculty on a subject that interests you.We are very proud of our innovative teaching methods and the passion and dedication of our staff. Our approach is creative, challenging and engaging. And our students tell us that they find our programmes professionally dynamic and personally transforming.OverviewGain a Master's in Physiotherapy and you could have an incredibly positive impact on people's lives, helping them overcome physical setbacks and get back on their feet often literally. It's a career ideally suited to great listeners able to piece together the physical with the emotional to build a complete picture and to those who like to go beyond the theory and actually make things happen.Our innovative approach is based on the very latest research. Through our rigorous programme you'll develop sound knowledge of the clinical sciences underpinning human movement and function. You'll have access to our superb, dedicated learning facilities, including our anatomy room and assistive technology suite. And you'll have early patient contact and benefit from small group taught sessions. UEA is ranked seventh in the UK for physiotherapy (Complete University Guide 2020), and we are renowned for our excellent teaching and research in the field.DisclaimerCourse details are subject to change.
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A 2.1 Honours degree in Human Biology, Sports Science or related subject, or equivalent; applicants must have graduated within the last 5 years. We will look for evidence that students have studied a significant amount of human anatomy/physiology at degree level. Applicants should also have a strong profile of secondary qualifications in arts and/or sciences (we will look for good A-level grades, or equivalent). Our admissions criteria also include: a clear understanding of physiotherapy and the role of physiotherapists within various clinical settings; a broad range of relevant work shadowing; an interest in people and a strong academic attainment. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant. Please note that experience only in sports settings is not considered relevant. If you already are a qualified Physiotherapist this course is not suitable and you may wish to consider our other professional health courses delivered at Degree and Master's level. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in one of the listed countries.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of East Anglia.
About this university
Annually, there are some 3,500 students come to the university from outside the UK to study the various courses on offer. In addition to their full studies, there are a number of programs available through the Collaborative International Programmes Office. Through the website, there is also country specific information for students to help them understand everything from entry requirements to information about study fairs and scholarships. There is also practical advice for students about living and studying in the UK. There are over 200 societies and clubs available for students outside the classroom. These range from playing football to taking part in the student newspaper or TV station. Most of these are operated through the Student Union, which also operates a number of entertainment venues including a club and bar. The student union also provides services such as an advice centre. It also runs The Waterfront venue just off campus that has seen acts including U2, Coldplay, Iron maiden and Dizzee Rascal performing there. As well as sports and arts clubs there are also volunteering opportunities for students to get involved with the larger community. There is a notable annual event, the UEA Literary Festival, held each year since 1991. It has featured a number of notable speakers including Stephen Fry, PD James, Terry Pratchett and Peter Ustinov and includes film screenings and political discussions in addition to the talks.