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Top 13 Diplomas in Physiotherapy 2019

Once a student has achieved a certain level of knowledge in a specific subject, usually through the completion of a prescribed set of courses or an entire academic program, he or she is then awarded with a diploma.

What is a diploma in physiotherapy? A diploma in physiotherapy is a document that shows the receiving student has reached a high level of competence in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. The coursework for this area of study covers such subjects as patient examination and evaluation, the administration of tests and measurements, and developing care plans for long term recovery. The idea is for the student to get to a point to where he or she can remedy physical impairments on their own.

A diploma in physiotherapy affords you the satisfaction of helping people recover from injuries and even improve beyond where they were. Add to this the fact that the median pay for jobs in this field is around $80,000 per year, and you have a solid field of work.

Costs for higher education aren’t getting any cheaper, so it pays to do your research. Call admissions representatives and comb through information on websites to create a list of recent cost information.

In terms of jobs in the field, you can work in a clinic—for local student athletes, for example—in which you evaluate and assist multiple patients every day. You can choose to work with more severe cases in a hospital, where it is often your job to help people learn to walk again. Professional sports franchises also need experts in physiotherapy on staff. Private practice is also an option.

Even if the campus you would like to attend isn’t nearby, there are likely some online courses for long distance learners. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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13 Results in Physiotherapy

Instituto Piaget

The physiotherapists who perform this post-graduate acquire the competencies to intervene in the musculoskeletal area with professional autonomy. ... [+]

CampusAlmada / LisboaVila Nova de Gaia / Porto

The Graduate is held in partnership with Bwizer.

Course Objectives

Physiotherapists who complete this postgraduate course acquire the skills to:

Intervene in the musculoskeletal area with professional autonomy;Plan and intervene effectively in various musculoskeletal conditions, using advanced and innovative techniques;Perform and interpret evaluation results for the elaboration of the functional diagnosis in physiotherapy based on CIF;Apply the knowledge acquired in different clinical contexts, in order to improve clinical practice, assistance to users and populations in the musculoskeletal area.Professional outputs

Musculoskeletal changes represent a large part of the daily work of physiotherapists. Specialization in this area becomes a key to the ongoing professional development of physiotherapists with an interest in this area. The uniquely organized postgraduate course in the country allows to improve the capacity of evaluation and functional intervention and to carry out specific courses of physiotherapy technologies.... [-]

Portugal Almada Vila Nova de Gaia
October 2019
Full-time
6 months
Campus
The International College of Healing Arts - Colegio Internacional de las Artes de la Sanidad

The extent and depth of the topics in this diploma is suitable for estudiante.El content starts scanning orthopedics trying to move to establish the principles of trauma ... [+]

The extent and depth of the topics in this diploma is suitable for estudiante.El content starts scanning orthopedics trying to move to establish the principles of trauma in general, the, systemic, musculoskeletal conditions with special attention to rheumatism spine and its dysfunctions.

Continues with diseases of the upper and lower extremities. The organization of the content is correct for an assimilation of matter. No other program on the market that meets many knowledge relevant in relation to the musculoskeletal system. It sets out the issues in a simple and schematic form. The content is comprehensive, rigorous and didactic.

Dirigido a: General practitioners, alternative medicine Doctors, Nurses, Licensed Physical Education, sports coaches, fitness or rehabilitation, massage, HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.... [-]

USA Conroe
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
AIMST University

As one of the universities in Malaysia recognized for producing 'job ready' graduates, programmes offered at the AIMST School of Physiotherapy provide a gateway to a rewa ... [+]

Diploma in Physiotherapy

As one of the universities in Malaysia recognized for producing 'job ready' graduates, programmes offered at the AIMST School of Physiotherapy provide a gateway to a rewarding career. The fully accredited course offers a formal curriculum that contains all of the elements required for professional accreditation by the Malaysian Qualifying Agency (MQA). Graduates of this course are also eligible for membership in the Malaysian Physiotherapy Association (MPA).

Physiotherapist students undertake a comprehensive programme of physiotherapy skills, behavioral and health sciences and professional development. This is expedited by intensive clinical education experiences. Throughout the programme, emphasis is placed on the importance of evidence-based clinical practice and the use of ongoing research in physiotherapy, therefore developing and building student research skills for use in professional practice.... [-]

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Alor Setar
April 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Capstone College

The Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and work habits required for entry-level employment as a P ... [+]

Program Description

The Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and work habits required for entry-level employment as a Physical Therapy Aide or Clinical Chiropractic Assistants. The program prepares students to efficiently perform the clinical and administrative tasks of assisting a Registered Physical Therapist, Chiropractors, and other Physical Rehabilitation professionals in a variety of settings.

Occupational Objectives

Graduates of the Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program will be able to perform the following duties under a licensed supervisor: patient care applying a variety of modalities, front office, ordering supplies, maintaining patient records and communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare providers, assisting with the patient’s recovery, and helping make therapy sessions productive for all patients in this rewarding healthcare industry. There is a bright outlook for Physical Therapy Aides in today’s job market according to O*Net Online. Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years and will have large numbers of job openings. The Projected growth in employment 2010-2020 for Physical Therapy Aides and Chiropractic Assistant will grow much faster than average at 29%. The Standard Occupational Classifications for these job titles and other associated titled descriptions can be found in the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*Net S.O.C. #31-2022.00. According to O*Net Online the sample of reported job titles include: Physical Therapy Aide (PTA), Physical Therapy Aide (PT Aide), Physical Therapy Technician, Rehabilitation Aide, Physical Therapist Aide (PTA), Physical Therapist Technician, Rehabilitation Technician, Restorative Aide (RA), Clinical Rehabilitation Aide, and Physical... [-]

USA Pasadena
September 2019
Full-time
825 hours
Campus
St George's University of London

The Physician Associate Studies MSc (subject to validation) aims to equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge required to support doctors in the diagnosis and mana ... [+]

The Physician Associate Studies MSc (subject to validation) aims to equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge required to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients.

You will be trained in how to take medical histories, perform physical examinations, request and analyze test results, diagnose illnesses, and develop treatment and management plans.

Highlights

Shared site with one of the largest NHS teaching hospitals ‘Best Postgraduate Teaching Team’ award in 2013 100% pass rate on the Physician Associate National Examination Longest running Physician Associate course in the UK

Tuition Fees*

2016 entry UK and EU:

MSc full-time: £9,000 MSc part-time: £5,000 per annum ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Confederation College

Confederation College’s Recreation Therapy program will give you the skills and knowledge you’ll need to plan, implement and evaluate a wide range of leisure services for ... [+]

Recreation Therapy

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Recreation is important for everyone as a way to relax and keep balance in their lives. But for some with physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social limitations, recreational therapy is also a way to connect and participate with others. You can learn how to help!

Confederation College’s Recreation Therapy program will give you the skills and knowledge you’ll need to plan, implement and evaluate a wide range of leisure services for children, adolescents and adults who experience barriers to a healthy leisure lifestyle. You will learn how to work with individuals and groups of all ages to assess their needs and interests so you can encourage independent and personally fulfilling leisure lifestyles. Coursework includes therapeutic recreation, developmental psychology, program and event planning, communications for community services, marketing and public relations, treatment and adaptive technology and recreation facilities.... [-]

Canada Thunder Bay
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
London South Bank University

Develop the knowledge and skills required to become a Sports Massage Therapist. ... [+]

This intensive 6-day course offers candidates a fantastic opportunity to gain an ITEC accredited Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage. This qualification is widely recognised and will enable individuals to practise independently as a Sports Massage Therapist. It is widely recognised as a robust and very well respected qualification which arms candidates with the necessary skills to work in a professional sporting arena or in private practice from the moment they qualify.

Individuals who have qualified through ProActive Training have gone on to pursue careers on a sporting platform including positions with Arsenal FC, Charlton Athletic FC, Aston Villa FC, Middlesbrough FC, USA Track and Field, Middlesbrough FC, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Association, London Triathlon, Harlequins RFC and many more.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
6 days
Campus
CDI College

This diploma program prepares graduates with the basic knowledge, skills, values and behaviours necessary for employment in community and private agencies, hospitals, cli ... [+]

Students interested in various areas of human development, including functional movement, human disorders, and injury and rehabilitation will find a career match with CDI College’s Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant (Occupational Therapist Assistant - Physiotherapist Assistant) program.

This diploma program prepares graduates with the basic knowledge, skills, values and behaviours necessary for employment in community and private agencies, hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centres. Physiotherapist assistants and occupational therapist assistants play a significant role, working in partnership with and under the supervision of physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

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Canada Winnipeg
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Acquire currency of knowledge in the health care system and the role of the health professional within New Zealand. Students studying this qualification will examine heal ... [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July, October Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

The aim of this diploma is to enable students to acquire currency of knowledge in the health care system and the role of the health professional within Aotearoa/New Zealand. Students studying this qualification will examine health from an individual, whanau/family, and community perspective. This qualification will introduce and broaden expertise in the areas of palliative care, rehabilitation and health of the older adult.

This qualification provides the student with the opportunity to further study in a more specialized field of health including an undergraduate degree. Graduates will be able to seek employment opportunities within a range of healthcare settings, such as rehabilitation, palliative care, and disability support services.... [-]

New Zealand Rotorua
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Sault College

With this program, you'll help others develop skills and perform exercises that will both help strengthen and encourage your clients as they recover from an injury or acc ... [+]

Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant (3022) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Diploma Program Overview

With this program, you'll help others develop skills and perform exercises that will both help strengthen and encourage your clients as they recover from an injury or accident or overcome a challenge.

As a student in the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma program, you will gain hands-on experience to help prepare you to work in both fields of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist and/or a Physiotherapist. In addition, you will:

Learn to assist individuals to regain or maintain independent function and mobility Participate in introductory fieldwork activities beginning in the first semester and gain valuable training from experienced clinicians in the workplace Experience student centered learning in active classrooms and small labs with individualized attention Have the opportunity to transfer to other Universities to pursue a degree ... [-]
Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Atlântica

The intervention of the Physiotherapist in the community, is in the embryonic stage and presents itself as a growing area of ​​intervention, constituting a window of oppo ... [+]

The intervention of the Physiotherapist in the community, is in the embryonic stage and presents itself as a growing area of ​​intervention, constituting a window of opportunity for the realization of the skills of Physiotherapists in this area with regard to teaching and promotion health literacy, health promotion, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, requiring specific knowledge and tools.

The goal of this postgraduate course is for the Physiotherapist to acquire competences regarding the political-administrative framework, procedures for the implementation of projects, intervention models, resource management, interpersonal relations and needs assessment, in order to respond to the needs of the community, considering demographic, epidemiological and health services specificities. As well as developing the skills to carry out scientific studies on which intervention and development of projects are based.... [-]

Portugal Barcarena
January 2020
Part-time
180 hours
Campus
College of the Rockies

Kinesiology (sometimes referred to as Human Kinetics) is the study of the human body in motion. Whether you are interested in human movement at the cellular level or the ... [+]

About

If you have a passion for exercise, sport, health, and human movement, then Kinesiology may be the program for you!

Kinesiology (sometimes referred to as Human Kinetics) is the study of the human body in motion. Whether you are interested in human movement at the cellular level or the societal level or something in between, Kinesiology is a growing field that offers a variety of careers and educational opportunities.

A diploma or degree in Kinesiology can lead to exciting careers such as:

Physiotherapist Kinesiologist Exercise Physiologist Occupational Therapist Personal Trainer Athletic Trainer Coach Instructor Health Care Consultant Massage Therapist Sport Psychologist Biomechanics Specialist Sports Sociologist Writer Delivery ... [-]
Canada Cranbrook
September 2019
2 years
Campus
ESEM France

The ESEM France offers you to integrate a Bachelor's degree in physiotherapy, within one of its partner campuses. The training in physiotherapy has a total duration of 4 ... [+]

ESEM France offers to integrate a Bachelor's degree in physiotherapy at one of its partner campuses

The training in physiotherapy has a total duration of 4 years, it is accessible without course PACES from the baccalaureate.

Classes are 100% in French. All internships can be done in France or in Europe.

ESEM France offers you the unique chance to take physiotherapy studies in French, without any PACES competition.

Jesper Aggergaard / UnsplashThe start of the school year begins in September - fall back possible under conditions.Tuition fees: 10200 € per yearDegree obtained: Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy (Physiotherapy), European Diploma recognized in France and ... [-]
France Toulon
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus