MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy & Clinical Rehabilitation

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    2-3 Years PT

Course Description

Want to practice as a qualified veterinary physiotherapist?

Our MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy and Clinical Rehabilitation will develop your underpinning knowledge, professional skills and clinical skills.

Our course allows you to become a qualified veterinary physiotherapist (subject to accreditation). You'll be able to work in therapy centres, veterinary practices or on a self-employed basis.

Delivered part-time over two to three years, you’ll take part in a blend of in-person practical hands-on days and online learning sessions. Our flexible course structure fits your study around existing work and home commitments.

You’ll get taught by an expert academic team. This includes professional veterinary physiotherapists, veterinary surgeons and researchers. You’ll learn through interactive and engaging sessions. You'll develop the clinical competencies required for veterinary physiotherapy practice. You’ll also get the chance to build your work experience through placements with qualified veterinary physiotherapists.

Entry Requirements

  • Good honours degree in Animal Science/Health or a related subject such as Zoology, Bioveterinary Science, Veterinary Nursing, Physiotherapy (Human), Veterinary Medicine/Science or equivalent experiential learning
  • Plus minimum two weeks recent, hands-on experience working with small animals and two weeks working with large animals
  • Plus successful admissions interview


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Student Destinations

After graduating, you’ll be able to practice as a qualified veterinary physiotherapist. You'll be able to work in therapy centres, veterinary practices or on a self-employed basis. Veterinary physiotherapists and other musculoskeletal therapists work as part of a vet-led team. This allows a holistic service to veterinary patients.




Module Details

These modules are set and you have to study these as part of your course.

Practical Skills for Veterinary Physiotherapy Portfolio

Therapeutic Management of Pain in Animals

Integrated Veterinary Neuromuscular Health and Locomotion

Evidence Based Veterinary Physiotherapy

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