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Top 32 Master Degrees in Physiotherapy 2019/2020

A master’s degree follows a bachelor’s degree and is awarded to students upon completion of a specific program. If you already have a bachelor’s degree, it typically takes around two years to earn a master’s degree. In the program, students will work on obtaining specialized knowledge regarding their area of study.

What is a Master in Physiotherapy? In this particular program of study, students who already have knowledge of the health sciences can further hone their skills and abilities regarding the treatment and restoration of people who have experienced physical injuries and physical health and mobility issues. Courses may include musculoskeletal physiotherapy, treatment methods, and various practicums. Students may choose to specialize in a specific area such as sports or common injuries. They may be given an in depth understanding of methods used in the practice as well as of how to ensure patients are on the road to recovery.

Why earn this degree? There are several benefits that come with obtaining a Master in Physiotherapy. In particular, graduates will have the ability to move on with and further their careers and fill the job positions where they are needed. Higher pay and job opportunities also benefit graduates.

If you are interested in the cost of earning this degree, know that it will likely be different from school to school. It is essential that students looking to pursue this program research and contact their desired university to get more information.

Graduates with this degree may have a wide range of paths to follow. They may work as therapists in a variety of settings. For example, you may work in a hospital treating people with specific injuries or who have just had surgery. Some individuals may work for sports organizations helping and treating players. Others may go on to start their own practice. Specialties typically include geriatrics, pediatrics, sports, and general injury.

Researching schools is a great way for students from all over the world to start earning a degree. To learn more, 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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32 Results in Physiotherapy

University of Otago - Wellington Department of Medicine

The Otago Master of Occupational Medicine degree (MOccMed) is part of an internationally accredited programme that will enable part-time registered medical practitioners ... [+]

Overview

The Otago Master of Occupational Medicine degree (MOccMed) is part of an internationally accredited programme that will enable part-time registered medical practitioners to develop competencies for professional occupational medicine practice at a registered or board certified specialist level in any country in the world.

The master's degree (normally taken part-time by students continuing their usual work) extends the existing Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed), and students will normally have completed the diploma prior to being accepted into the master's papers. The programme builds on the fundamental principles and clinical practice leading to management and research evaluation of occupational medicine and ensuring that staff are fit to engage in safe work.... [-]

New Zealand Wellington
March 2020
Part-time
3 years
Online
Vincent Pol University in Lublin, Poland

Long-cycle studies, 5–year full-time master's degree programme with practical training as an integral part of studies and the opportunity of enrolment to PhD Studies. ... [+]

Long-cycle Master degree studies, 5–year full-time programme with practical training as an integral part of studies and the opportunity of enrolment to PhD Studies.

Physiotherapy is a medical profession providing health care services with respect to restoring and maintaining proper body functionality and mobility. In many settings, physical therapy is combined with other medical services, aimed at prevention and treatment of illnesses.

Pursuant to the new act on the profession of physiotherapist, § 17, section 1 of the regulation of Minister of Science and Higher Education of 26 September 2016, on conditions of studies, Physiotherapy will be offered only as long-cycle master's degree studies among other programmes like: Medicine, Medicine and Dentistry, Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Law, and Canon Law.... [-]

Poland Lublin
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Full-time
Part-time
5 years
Campus
Latvian Academy of Sport Education

The aims of Professional Master higher education Study programme „Healthcare specialist in sport” is to ensure to the country’s economic, cultural and social needs corre ... [+]

Professional qualification to be acquired:

EDUCATION AND SPORTS SPECIALIST with one of the following qualifications:

Sport physiotherapist Adapted physical activity specialist in rehabilitation

The aims of Professional Master higher education Study programme „Healthcare specialist in sport” (47722) is:

to ensure to the country’s economic, cultural and social needs corresponding professional interdisciplinary studies in the field of healthcare and sports science; to ensure in Healthcare and sports science theoretical basis rooted, to professional standards corresponding, practically applicable professional studies of sports physiotherapist or adapted physical activities specialist in rehabilitation. ... [-]
Latvia Riga
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Palacky University

Master in Adapted Physical Activity prepares you for a career in promoting physical activity and active lifestyle of persons with special needs with the two-year degree i ... [+]

Master in Adapted Physical Activity prepares you for a career in promoting physical activity and active lifestyle of persons with special needs with the two-year degree in Adapted Physical Activity. Supported by the latest research and practice, the central focus of the program is the physical activity of persons with disabilities:

Inclusive and adapted physical education; Disability sports; Therapeutic recreation; Counseling in special education; Disability studies; Management in physical activity (PA); Counseling inactive lifestyle; Research methodology in health sciences, monitoring of PA; Factors related to lifestyle behavior changes; Internships in adapted physical activity and special education. ... [-]
Czech Republic Olomouc
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Full-time
Campus
Lithuanian Sports University

The program based on international achievements in fundamental and applied interdisciplinary sciences and technologies has the aim to train advanced physiotherapy profess ... [+]

Faculty: Sports Biomedicine Language: English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50 Credits: 120 ECTS Begins: September Study type: Full-time Duration: 2 years Annual tuition fee: 1000 EUR; non-Europe - 2000 EUR Prerequisites: Higher University education, Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation/ Physiotherapy, qualification of a physiotherapist. Diploma: Master of Rehabilitation, Physical therapist

Objectives

The program based on international achievements in fundamental and applied interdisciplinary sciences and technologies has the aim to train advanced physiotherapy professionals who will be able to apply up-to-date scientific evidence-based diagnostic methods in clinical practice, perform prevention of injuries and illnesses, raise hypotheses, initiate and implement biomedical research, develop local and international projects, supervise physiotherapists, work in private practice and continue studies at postgraduate level.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

The rehabilitation field is developing globally and innovative specialists are in huge demand! This Master’s Programme is for you, who want to develop your competence in ... [+]

Master's Degree

Master of Health Care (90 ECTS)Master of Social Services (90 ECTS)depending on your bachelor’s degreeIntake: 15

Important Dates

Application period: 13 March – 3 April 2019Entrance exam: 24–26 April 2019Studies begin: Autumn 2019Studies take: Approximately 2 years

Apply at studyinfo.fi

You have to fill in the application form at Studyinfo during the application period:

Rehabilitation, Master Pori

The rehabilitation field is developing globally

We welcome applicants who have 3 years of post-graduate working experience and who hold a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation, healthcare or social services (e.g. physiotherapist, nurse, public health nurse, rehabilitation counselor, bachelor of social services).... [-]

Finland Pori
August 2020
Part-time
2 years
Campus
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This two-year, part-time masters programme, taught entirely online, is offered by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh, and leads to ... [+]

Programme description

This two-year, part-time masters programme, taught entirely online, is offered by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh, and leads to the degree of Master of Surgery (ChM).

Based on the UK Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum, the ChM in Trauma and Orthopaedics provides the opportunity for trainees to select those advanced modules relevant to their declared speciality and supports learning for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) examinations.

The programme is designed to run alongside clinical training and complement in-the-workplace assessment.

Online learning

Our online learning technology is fully interactive, award-winning and enables you to communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
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Part-time
2 years
Online
Mälardalen University

Physiotherapy with specialization in Behavioral Medicine is based on the integrated knowledge of human behavior in function, activity, and participation as well as health ... [+]

Physiotherapy with specialization in Behavioural Medicine is based on the integrated knowledge of human behavior in function, activity, and participation as well as health-related behavioral change. The program will prepare you for a successful career with advanced assignments concerning the health problems of today and the future, and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

The program

This unique behavioral medicine specialization highlights the connection between lifestyle and health. You will be given the prerequisites for the implementation of evidence-based measures and work with planning, investigating and evaluating activities, in both the public and the private sectors. This specialization will also increase your opportunities to work with health promotion and you will be given the tools to work with change management.... [-]

Sweden Eskilstuna
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

Myofunctional therapy is one of the applications of speech therapy oriented to the healing of alterations related to the functionality of the muscles. Nowadays, it is con ... [+]

Locations: Madrid - Valencia

Hours: SD

Qualification: Master in Myofunctional Therapy issued by ISEP

About

Myofunctional therapy is one of the applications of speech therapy oriented to the healing of alterations related to the functionality of the muscles. Nowadays, it is considered one of the most advanced therapies and with the greatest demand.

Its application can be either active, with voluntary participation of the patient itself, or passive, with application of different techniques and maneuvers by the therapist. There are many applications in both children and adults: atypical swallowing, mouth breathing, neurological or neuromuscular pathologies, dysphagia, previous and / or subsequent to reconstructive plastic surgery, TCE, etc.... [-]

Spain Madrid Valencia
October 2019
Spanish
Campus
University of Johannesburg

Students participating in the Master’s programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation. ... [+]

Students participating in the Master’s programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in Biokinetics.

Contact details

Name: Prof Leon Lategan Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

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South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Universidade da Coruña

The Master's Degree in Disability and Dependency is a title of the Faculty of Physical Therapy. Its teaching load is equivalent to 60 ETCS (annual). It belongs to the bra ... [+]

Introduction

The Master's Degree in Disability and Dependency Is a title of the Faculty of Physiotherapy. Its teaching load is equivalent to 60 ETCS (annual).

It belongs to the branch of knowledge of Health Sciences, has a research orientation that agglutinates different disciplines, and that are shaped in the form of two specialties:

Psychological intervention in disability and dependency : its curricular structure is characterized by a comprehensive approach, ranging from early care and intervention in developmental disorders, to cognitive impairment and family and care problems arising from situations of Disability and dependence, as well as strategies for their adequate prevention. Functional rehabilitation in disability and dependency : this specialty is structured in such a way as to provide students with advanced training in the functional rehabilitation of processes that lead to disability and dependence, such as cardio-respiratory, neurological dysfunctions or involving the presence of chronic pain. ... [-]
Spain A Coruña
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Research Master’s Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise & Health (research) is a two-year full-time program that teaches you how human movement works and ... [+]

Master in Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise & Health (Research)

The Research Master’s Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise & Health (research) is a two-year full-time program that teaches you how human movement works and how performance can be improved. The multidisciplinary program stretches from molecular biology to cognitive neuroscience and human motor behavior. Teaching and research go hand in hand: the vast majority of our lecturers are researchers at the interdisciplinary research institute MOVE, which is a collaboration between the Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU Medical Center, and ACTA (dentistry).

Structure of the program

The Research Master's is a two-year full-time program that aims at integrating fundamental scientific research with relevant questions from clinical and sports practice. You can fine-tune your own profile by focusing on sport, health, or more basic fundamental aspects of human movement. This not only applies to the courses you select but also to the topic of your research internship.Sport... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Formación Alcalá

Number of hours and credits: 1000 hours and 40 ECTS credits ... [+]

Master Degree in Physiotherapy. Number of hours and credits: 1000 hours and 40 ECTS credits. Duration: 6 months minimum and 12 months maximum from the date of enrollment - Mode: Material provided in book format + Evaluation and Tutorials by Virtual Training Platform Alcalá. GOALS Maintain the highest standards of quality, rigor and updating, both in content and in methodological development in the field of physical activity and health, in order to give the patient the best and most effective treatment and improve their quality of life. Know the signs of sport in the various pathologies and their variations according to the condition of the patient, optimizing the cost and quality of health care. Ability to use existing hu... [-]
Spain Jaén
September 2019
Spanish
Part-time
6 - 12 months
Online
The International College of Healing Arts - Colegio Internacional de las Artes de la Sanidad

Compared to other more classical and theoretical teaching, the MASTER facilitates the understanding of the concepts of acupuncture and alternative medicine, especially pr ... [+]

Compared to other more classical and theoretical teaching, the MASTER facilitates the understanding of the concepts of acupuncture and alternative medicine, especially professionals trained in educational systems occidentales.Finalmente this curriculum in a simple and practical way to analyze and describe the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases using traditional medicine in combination with neural therapy, homeopathy and physiotherapy techniques and rehabilitación.Éste program exposes integrity necessary for the treatment of allopathic syndromes and diseases and the complex problems of brain type vascular supported by numerous examples and graphics treated naturally.

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USA Conroe
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
Campus
Online
Grupo Tiradentes

One of the most complete courses in Physiotherapy Neurofunctional Area region. ... [+]

Differentials Course One of the most complete courses in Physiotherapy Neurofunctional area of ​​the region; Focus on the care of pediatric and adult public; practical experience; Teachers with clinical experience and the labor market; nationally renowned teachers in the area of ​​Neurofunctional Physiotherapy. Goals

To train professional experts in Neurofunctional Physiotherapy to act with adult and pediatric patients, so you can act with insight, quality and autonomously efficiency and interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team, promotion, prevention, recovery and rehabilitation of health, contributing to the maintenance and improving the quality of life of the individual and the community, with principles and ethical and bioethical values.... [-]

Brazil Aracaju
March 2020
Portuguese (Brazil)
Full-time
418 hours
Campus