This clinically focused course aims to enable physiotherapists and sports therapists to develop and extend their knowledge and skills.
The course is designed to provide advanced management of patients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders and to assist in the delivery of effective health care services.
Why choose this course?
The course aims to advance students’ professional practice, preparing them for senior and specialist roles within the neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy and sports therapy fields.
The course aims to equip students with a foundation in the critical analysis of current manual therapy practice and the underpinning evidence. Students’ problem solving, evaluative and clinical skills will be challenged and developed to an advanced level ensuring a sound, effective and reasoned approach to clinical practice. Innovation of thought and practice are encouraged, supporting the development of clinical leadership skills.
The course integrates the many diverse approaches currently employed in the management of neuromusculoskeletal patients and places a strong emphasis on manual skills and mentored clinical practice allowing the student to develop confidence and expertise in this area.
How you’ll be taught
The Manual Therapy programme of study consists of three awards:
MSc Manual Therapy (180 credits)Postgraduate Diploma in Manual Therapy (120 credits)Postgraduate Certificate in Manual Therapy (60 credits)
The course is available either as full-time study, or as a part-time course where you study up to 5 years.
The course aims to enable students to advance their careers by preparing them for a wide variety of senior and specialist roles within the neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy fields of practice.
Graduates from this course have secured posts in clinical, research and educational areas including roles as lecturer-practitioners; consultants; extended scope practitioners; clinical specialists, clinical managers and research therapists.