UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme integrates the advanced clinical, theoretical, academic and research components of paediatric physiotherapy practice. The emphasis is on the management of paediatric patients with cardiorespiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. Flexibility in selection of modules allows for physiotherapists with particular interests to be accommodated. The programme is delivered through a combination of teaching and self'directed learning, and includes up to 6 weeks of clinical placements.

Course Modules

Core modules: Physiotherapy research and dissemination; paediatric neurophysiotherapy; paediatric cardiorespiratory physiotherapy; paediatric musculoskeletal physiotherapy; clinical education in advanced physiotherapy part 1; research methods and statistics. Options: Clinical education in advanced physiotherapy part 2; children in difficult circumstances; disability and development; child development (inclusive approaches in global contexts); leadership and professional development; clinical knowledge and decision making; information law and governance in clinical practice; patient safety and clinical risk; muscle and exercise physiology in health and disease; respiration through life, health and disease; paediatric and adolescent sports and performance, injury prevention and management.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK undergraduate degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in physiotherapy or an approved diploma in physiotherapy together with evidence of appropriate clinical and/or teaching experience and a commitment to continuing professional development. We expect students to have had at least 2 years post'qualification clinical experience and UK state'registration is preferred.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £24,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,400  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Part Time
PgCert £7,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Part Time
PgCert £3,350  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £14,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £6,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgDip