King's College London

Course Introduction

This programme aims to provide physiotherapists with an opportunity to gain the breadth and depth of knowledge and skills required for working as advanced practitioners in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy within the broad spectrum of health and society. The programme emphasises and facilitates the integration of evidence from a wide variety of sources using research focussed lectures, seminars and practical workshops.

Course Modules

Modules include: physiotherapy practice in the lower quadrant; physiotherapy practice in the upper quadrant; clinical education in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy; research process and practice applied to tissues in health and disease; muscle and exercise physiology; neuroscience, pain and rehabilitation; research project in advanced physiotherapy (neuromusculoskeletal).

Course Additional Entry

A minimum 2nd class honours or equivalent degree in physiotherapy; for physiotherapists qualifying pre'1993, a Diploma in Physiotherapy; minimum of 1 year's experience working as a physiotherapist assessing and managing clients with musculoskeletal problems; registered with the Health Professional Council (HPC) and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP, for professional indemnity cover) is required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £19,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,900  Academic year. First year home fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £3,950  Academic year. First year home fees