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Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) MSc

Please note the course details apply to 2023 entry. Details for 2024 entry for our postgraduate courses will be published from October 2023.

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The MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) provides a contemporary research-enhanced curriculum with a minimum of 1000 hours of professional practice experience and an accelerated route into the profession. It is an ideal study pathway for graduates with a related first degree wishing to become physiotherapists. The programme will prepare you for working independently and with teams to provide high-quality, person centered care that aims to optimize health, function and well-being for individuals and to promote living well and self-management for populations and people living with long term conditions. The programme has a strong emphasis on skill development for effective communication, evidence- based practice, professionalism and leadership in healthcare, alongside promoting a systematic understanding of the core principles underpinning physiotherapy practice to guide clinical reasoning and health promotion. On completion of the programme graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Key benefits

  • King's Health Partners is one of only six UK Academic Health Science Centres, where world-class research, education and clinical practice are brought together for the benefit of patients by translating cutting-edge research and existing best practice into excellent patient care
  • High quality partnership working with professional practice partners and other stakeholders ensures graduates have the knowledge, skills and personal attributes required for working in the NHS, social care and public health
  • Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) Centres on three sites provide a range of interprofessional high fidelity and low fidelity simulations of hospital and community environments working on advanced communication skills, clinical simulation, and working with patient actors and patient educators
  • Innovative teaching partnership with Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Established interprofessional learning opportunities with other healthcare professional students in College and practice
  • Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

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Employability

On completion of the programme, you will be able to apply for registration to practise as a physiotherapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This enables you to practise in a wide variety of settings and is mandatory for employment within the NHS. You will also be eligible to apply for full membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). 

Whilst a significant majority of recent graduates go on to work in healthcare including the NHS, they are increasingly taking on roles in emerging areas for Physiotherapists including Social Care, Public Health, sports and leisure, clinical and academic research and other graduate opportunities. 

 

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Employability

On completion of the programme, you will be able to apply for registration to practise as a physiotherapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This enables you to practise in a wide variety of settings and is mandatory for employment within the NHS. You will also be eligible to apply for full membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). 

Whilst a significant majority of recent graduates go on to work in healthcare including the NHS, they are increasingly taking on roles in emerging areas for Physiotherapists including Social Care, Public Health, sports and leisure, clinical and academic research and other graduate opportunities. 

 

Application closing date guidance

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful, and you are required to meet any conditions and/or you need a Student Visa to study at King’s.

Our final application deadline for all applicants is on 27 January 2023 (23:59 UK time).

 

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