This course is designed for qualified physiotherapists who are looking to further develop...
School of Health and Society
This module will expand your knowledge and skills for advanced clinical reasoning in relation to manual therapy in the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders.
You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of our MSc Advanced Physiotherapy course.
This module will explore:
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.
This module is delivered using a range of methods including lectures, master classes, practical workshops, directed study, blended learning and discussion boards.
VIVA Practical 30 minutes 50%
Assignment: Critically debate the efficacy of manual therapy in relation to a hypothetical case study 50%
The School of Health and Society is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real world impact.
Our courses are informed by the latest research and we work closely with organisations from both the public and private sector to ensure our teaching is at the forefront of practice.
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.
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.
This module is suitable for physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, strength and conditioning coaches, complementary therapists, reflexologists, osteopaths and nurses.
Previous study and experience
You should be:
Accreditation of prior learning (APL)
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).
|Type of study||Year||Fees|
£1,380 per 30 credit module
|Part-time||2023/24||£1,425 per 30 credit module|
You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.