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Physiotherapy MPhys
Physiotherapy MPhys

Physiotherapy MPhys

  • ID:RGU440237
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • SQA Higher: AABBB to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two from Biology/Human Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics required overall from 5th and 6th year. BBBB required from 5th year to be invited to a selection visit.

  • GCE A Level: ABB to include two from Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics. English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) is required at AS Level grade B or above.

  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H2H2H2 to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two from Biology , Chemistry, Maths and Physics.

  • IB Diploma: 32 to include Higher Level grade 5 in English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two from Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics.

  • Practice Visit: As part of the application process, all applicants are required to demonstrate an informed perspective of physiotherapy and this will normally be achieved through visiting a physiotherapy setting prior to interview.

    Selection Visit: All shortlisted applicants are invited to attend a half day selection visit prior to an offer of a place on the course being made. The selection process includes evaluation of your professional suitability, communication and team working skills.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 7.0 overall, with no component lower than 6.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

This practically applied Master of Physiotherapy course at Robert Gordon University will enable you to analyse and evaluate your practice as you effectively assess and treat a wide variety of patients, with competencies beyond those expected of a graduate.

As a Physiotherapist you’ll work to promote patient’s health and wellbeing, and restore their movement and function to as near normal as possible, in a wide variety of health settings; from intensive care units to Premier League sports clubs.

The vital clinical placement aspect will provide you with practical and real-world experiences which will help you stand out to future employers. This rewarding career path allows you to make a difference as you work with people to improve their quality of life.

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Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   HS1117,   Applied Physiology And Introduction To Pathology, ,

  •   HS1126,   Anatomy and Assessment, ,

  •   HS1127,   Personal And Professional Development, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS1020,   Physiotherapy : Clinical Education CP1, , ,

  •   HS1125,   Management of Pathology and Health, , ,

  •   HS1127,   Personal And Professional Development, , ,

  •   HS2136,   Behavioural Change and Exercise, , ,

Stage 2, Semester 1,

  •   HS2071,   Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, ,

  •   HS2137,   Principles Of Healthcare, ,

  •   HS2138,   Neurology In Practice, ,

Stage 2, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS2014,   Physiotherapy: Clinical Education CP2, , ,

  •   HS2017,   Physiotherapy: Clinical Education CP3, , ,

  •   HS2137,   Principles Of Healthcare, , ,

  •   HS3132,   Acute Care, , ,

Stage 3, Semester 1,

  •   HS3006,   Physiotherapy: Clinical Education CP4, ,

  •   HS3071,   Physical Activity & Exercise Prescription, ,

  •   HS3131,   Enhancing Health and Wellbeing, ,

Stage 3, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS3012,   Physiotherapy: Clinical Education CP5 (Elective), , ,

  •   HS4130,   Research Methods, , ,

  •   HS4131,   Complex Patient Pathways, , ,

Stage 4, Semester 1,

  •   HS4008,   Physiotherapy: Clinical Education CP6, ,

  •   HSM190,   The Research Project, ,

  •   HSM191,   Practice Development, ,

  •   HSM192,   Enhancing Collaborative Practice, ,

  • , Total for Semester:  

Stage 4, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS4013,   Physiotherapy: Clinical Education CP7, , ,

  •   HSM190,   The Research Project, , ,

  •   HSM192,   Enhancing Collaborative Practice, , ,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Key policies have initiated a shift in focus supporting the production of more sustainable services with an emphasis on quality of care. Historically, Physiotherapists were predominantly based within acute hospital settings. However, Physiotherapists today work across a broad range of settings within the acute and community sector treating a variety of conditions. This course owing to its practical approach to teaching, which encourages critical thinking from the outset, prepares students well for working with diverse populations across a variety of settings. The course fosters a culture of innovation, creativity and problem solving within it graduates so that they are prepared to work in the rapidly evolving healthcare sector.


This newly created Master of Physiotherapy programme will prepare you on how to become a Physiotherapist and to work in the changing landscape of health and social care. 

Job roles within this field include:

  • Physiotherapist

Previous graduates of Robert Gordon University have gone on to pursue a career in Physiotherapy in the following environments:

  • Health promotion

  • Preventative healthcare

  • Treatment and rehabilitation

You may work with patients ranging from children to older people and with a variety of conditions from sports injuries to mental health issues. You will be prepared to work within a wide range of NHS and private sector environments.

Graduating from this course will allow you to work at a level beyond what would be expected of a traditional graduate. Further postgraduate study will enable you to explore further career opportunities; for example animal and equine physiotherapy.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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