Physiotherapy PGDip

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Postgraduate Diploma
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
September
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Entry Requirements

Degree and/or experience:

  • This course is for qualified physiotherapists. Applicants should normally hold an honours degree in physiotherapy but those with suitable alternative qualifications, such as a diploma in physiotherapy, will be considered. 
  • Professional registration as a physiotherapist is required, and we would normally ask for some post-registration experience.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Curriculum

Core modules

  • Research Methods for Health Professionals
  • Dissertation

Plus two from:

  • Key Issues in Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • The Health Professional as an Educator
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Chronic Lung Disease
  • Ergonomics for Health Professionals
  • Analysis of Function
  • Exercise in Rehabilitation
  • Key Issues in Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Extended Scope of Practice
  • Contemporary Issues in the Health and Wellbeing of Older People
  • Practice Development Through Independent Learning
  • Exploring Pain
  • Continuing Professional Development by Critical Reflection
  • Exploring Health and Wellbeing
  • Developing Professional Learning

Plus

  • Three further modules which may also come from the list above or other suitable modules in the School of Health Sciences postgraduate education programme.

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