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Neuroscience and Neurological rehabilitation - Single Module

Level 7 (30 Credits)

School - School of Health Sciences

Subject area - Sport, Exercise and Physiotherapy

Start Dates(s): February

Duration:

One semester, total of 6 taught days

Fees:

Part-time - £1,230 per 30 credit module

In Brief:

  • New and innovative ways of working in assessment and management
  • Current advances and international neuroscience research and application to motor control and sensory-motor relearning
  • Implications of current policy, evidence and guidelines for effective management and service provision
  • NHS funding available
  • International students can apply

Course Summary

Develop critical thinking skills that reflect the current evidence base underpinning contemporary neurological rehabilitation. Innovative sessions will be delivered by nationally and internationally renowned researchers in the areas of neuroscience and neurological rehabilitation.

Course Details

You will learn:

  • Evidence-based knowledge, clinical reasoning using real life patient scenarios
  • New and innovative ways of working in assessment and management
  • Current advances and international neuroscience research and apply this to motor control and sensory-motor relearning
  • The implications of current policy, evidence and guidelines for effective management and service provision
  • The efficacy of commonly used treatment modalities and appropriate use of outcome measures

Entry Requirements

Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

English Language Requirements

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Suitable For

Registered professional working in health care.

A graduate or graduate equivalent.

Fees 2017-18

Type of StudyFee
Part-time£1,230 per 30 credit module

Teaching

Delivered using a range of methods including lectures, master classes, practical workshops, directed study, blended learning and discussion boards and time in the labs to explore new technologies.

Assessment

Viva and written piece of work.

Employability

Career Prospects

This module can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development. Apply knowledge and skills required for advanced clinical reasoning in relation to manual therapy in the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders and commenced HCPC registration after the programme.

Links with Industry

We work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in a number of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector, which in turn help you provide a better service.

Further Study

MSc Advanced Physiotherapy

Many of our students have also gone on the study for PhDs.

Facilities

Students will have access to the Clinical Gait Analysis Lab and the Physiology Lab.

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