Description

We understand that you may not have the time to do a full-time degree, so our CPD pathways allow you to study flexibly, in the way that best suits you. The structure, mode of delivery and level of support allow you to progress towards a qualification at postgraduate certificatepostgraduate diploma or Masters level. 

This pathway enables clinicians in the musculoskeletal field to advance their practice. All students will engage in material related to clinical decision making and there are options available to advance clinical skills, including injection therapy and independent prescribing. There is flexibility within this pathway for students to direct their learning to topics of personal interest. We: 

  • Provide you with a critical understanding of the key concepts underlying advanced musculoskeletal clinical skills beyond your normal professional scope of practice 
  • Provide you with the opportunity to acquire advanced musculoskeletal clinical skills beyond your normal professional scope of practice 
  • Provide you with skills to access and critically appraise research findings to develop your own evidence-based practice 
  • Enhance your understanding of the essential principles of research design and to conduct an extensive piece of independent research including: planning, formulating, designing, choosing research methods, collecting data, analysing, interpreting and writing-up 
  • Ensure you acquire a range of transferable employment-related skills 

This course sits within our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences. This allows us to bring together our internationally recognised research, share knowledge, and enhance placement and vocational opportunities for our students and graduates. 

Professional, statutory and regulatory bodies 

We are committed to embedding the NHS Constitution Values (which are strongly reflected in our University values) into everything we do. They define the behaviours and expectations of all our staff and students underpinning the work we do in the university, clinical arena and other workplaces. We understand that not all of our students and staff are employed within the NHS but these values uphold the underlying principles of excellent care as a standard, and as such we expect that anyone who cares for others will aspire to uphold these values. 

Why we’re great. 

  • Study flexibly with a part-time CPD pathway. 
  • Develop the skills to assess and manage patients with a range of musculoskeletal conditions beyond your normal scope of practice. 
  • Work with leading experts from a range of fields. 

Study Details:

MSc 6 years part-time

Student Destinations

This pathway enables clinicians in the musculoskeletal field to advance their practice.

Fees

For fees and funding options including scholarships available please visit website to find out more

Entry Requirements

In order to apply for a place on this degree pathway you will need to have:

  • A relevant professional qualification and current registration with the relevant UK professional body.
  • A minimum of 1 year post-registration experience and relevant musculoskeletal experience.
  • A relevant first degree or relevant professional experience and qualifications that demonstrate ability to study at level seven.

You will also need to be:

  • Currently employed in a relevant field of practice.
  • Provide a demonstration of existing specialist competencies in musculoskeletal practice.

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