This physiotherapy degree seeks to educate students in the management and care of individuals with a range of prolonged conditions or musculoskeletal injury.

Why study Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)?

Applications are now closed for entry in September 2020. Details for applications for entry in September 2021 will be available in October.

Our Master’s degree in Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to manage patients suffering from a range of conditions or musculoskeletal injuries, from the acute stage through to return to sport or activity. This includes working as part of a multidisciplinary team in the care of different patients.

There is currently a high demand for provision of physiotherapists across all areas of knowledge working in different settings. This demand is from the NHS both in primary care settings and community-based provision, local authority projects, sports, and private practice.

The MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) degree is a two-year taught programme with the addition of 1,000 placement hours that must be completed during the two years. The first year of the programme will contain the taught elements of the course with the placement starting in the second year.


Study Details:

MSc 2 years

Module Details:

  • Clinical Anatomy and Assessment of the Neuromusculoskeletal System
  • Clinical Physiology and Pathology
  • Professional Practice
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Management and Rehabilitation of Cardio-Respiratory and Pulmonary Conditions
  • Management of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions
  • Management of Neurological conditions, and Long-term Conditions
  • Placement TBC

Student Destinations

As a graduate of the MSc in Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration), you will be eligible to apply to join the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), the professional body overseeing and regulating the practice of Physiotherapy in this country.

Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

For more information on career destinations please consult the CSP website.



Home/EU Year one: £9,250 Year two: £9,250 International Year one: £13,650 Year two: £16,150

Entry Requirements

An upper second class degree (or equivalent) in a related field is required.


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