Hartpury University: Veterinary Physiotherapy
|Institution||Hartpury University View institution profile|
This part-time programme is available to chartered physiotherapists who are looking to specialise in animals. Graduates from this programme will either have a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy, which will allow them to upgrade from Category B membership of ACPAT to Category A. Once qualified, students will be eligible to set up their own business in veterinary physiotherapy or be employed in the industry.
Topics you study on this programme include Clinical Practice, Comparative and Applied Anatomy Physiology and Biomechanics, Understanding Veterinary Diagnostics and Physiotherapy Assessment, Research Methods and Applied Business Management.
Students will also be able to complete their own research and explore their own interests by completing a postgraduate dissertation in the third year if they choose to.
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Applicants must be a Physiotherapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. You will also need to be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and be a Category B member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT). Applicants will be considered from outside the UK but must have achieved a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy and be a member of their country’s professional Physiotherapy body (association/society). A minimum of one year postgraduate experience of working as a Human Physiotherapist is desirable but not essential.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
You must be a physiotherapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. You will also need to be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and be a Category B member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT) for insurance purposes
Applicants should have at least a lower second class (2:2) Honours degree in physiotherapy.
You will need to demonstrate a strong desire to work with animals and their owners/handlers and have previous experience of handling a range of animals either paid or unpaid.
A minimum of one year postgraduate experience of working as a human physiotherapist is also desirable.
Applicants whose first language is not English must have a minimum IELTS score of seven overall with a minimum of 6.5 in any section (or equivalent).
All offers are subject to a successful interview.
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