Queen Mary University of London: Sports and Exercise Medicine - Physio (MACP accredited)

InstitutionQueen Mary University of London
Department William Harvey Research Institute
Web http://www.qmul.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

The programme is suitable for physiotherapists, osteopaths and doctors.

This internationally renowned programme is open to doctors and physiotherapists. As the longest-established Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc in the country, we have a prestigious history. The programme is based on the philosophy of total care for the athlete and the promotion of physical activity in the general population. Working in sport is a largely practical discipline and the programme's emphasis lies firmly on regular clinical experience. You will benefit from regular contact with members of the Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine as well as visiting clinicians and lecturers who are experienced sport medicine specialists.

The Centre is ideally situated on the same campus as the sports injury, physiotherapy, podiatry and the interdisciplinary combined sports clinics. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to attend recognised external clinics around London, as well as the chance to attend sporting events and visits to national centres of excellence where possible.

This programme will:

  • Offer you mastery of foundation concepts and skills in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

  • Give you the knowledge and skills to assess sports injuries and to understand their treatment options, as well as understanding the physiological and psychological benefits of exercise and its use as a health tool.

  • Allow you regular clinical contact with athletes and sportspeople.

  • Introduce you to visiting lecturers, who are experts in the field of Sports Medicine

  • Is accredited by MACP (Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists)

The Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine is based at the William Harvey Research Institute at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry is comprised of two world renowned teaching hospitals, St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London, which have made, and continue to make, an outstanding contribution to modern medicine. We were one of the top five in the UK for medicine in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

  • This programme is the longest-established Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc in the country.

  • It is unique in the UK for the delivery of integrated academic and practical tuition. Lectures are delivered by national experts.

  • Core clinician-scientists on staff consult to elite athletes, we have an international research profile in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

  • Our staff will work closely with you to nurture your research interests and to develop your clinical ability in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

  • Many students also go on to publish in peer-reviewed journals, a reflection of the quality of our student research output.

Structure

  • Sport and Exercise Medicine - Physio (MACP accredited pathway) is available to study to MSc or PG Diploma, full-time for one year, or part-time for two years.

To achieve the diploma you will take eight taught modules. To achieve the MSc you will also complete a research project (equivalent to four modules).

For all programmes attendance of 32 clinics is required.

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