Edinburgh Napier University: Physiotherapy
|Institution||Edinburgh Napier University|
|Department||School of Health and Social Care|
|Telephone||+44 (0)333 900 60 40|
This course will allow you to become a confident and proficient Physiotherapist with a strong grasp of integrated working.
Please note: This programme has been recommended by the HCPC for approval subject to conditions.
Master of Science - MSc (PG)
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with honours at a minimum of 2.2 or above in a relevant science related subject. Examples of relevant subjects include sports rehabilitation, sports therapy, human biology, biomedical sciences, anatomy, physiology. Evidenced study in the area of human anatomy and physiology, otherwise applicants will be directed to undertake study in this area as a condition for entry.
In addition to academic qualification, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to and knowledge of Physiotherapy as a career via their personal statement. Applicants should discuss their motivation for pursuing a career in Physiotherapy and relate this to the way in which their experiences (e.g. volunteering or shadowing a range of Physiotherapists) have informed their motivation to study Physiotherapy and their awareness of the scope of Physiotherapy practice.
Competition for places varies from year-to-year and achievement of the typical minimum entry requirements does not always guarantee shortlisting for interview or a place on the course.
There will be a selection interview and applicants to the programme should meet the HCPC requirement to be ‘fit to practice’ through having good health and good character.
Admission to the Programme is dependent upon a satisfactory Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) Check. This will be sent to you prior to interview and will be conducted on the interview day. The cost of the PVG check will be paid by the University.
Successful applicants will be required to be immunised for a variety of conditions. Documented evidence of previous immunisations will be required, and students will be guided through this process by Edinburgh Napier University when entering the programme.
Successful applicants will required to become student members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy on joining the programme.
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