Masters Opportunities

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Masters Programmes


Masters Programmes are provided within the Physiotherapy areas as well as within the area of other healthcare professions. Generally these postgraduate programmes are run over a 1 - 2 year period involving a dissertation at the end of the programme. Entry requirements involve a minimum of a 2.2 undergraduate degree (with some requiring 2.1 qualification). Costs for application range per college from €30-€50.


University College Dublin

  • MSc Healthcare (Acupuncture)

Description:Graduate diploma/ MSc Healthcare.This Course provides education in traditional Chinese Medicine, with clinical placement involved. 

Length: 2 years part time 

Starting date: September 2013

Application: Apply online at www.ucd.ie/apply 

Cost: € 2,750 per year


  •  MSc Advanced Physiotherapy Studies

Description: This programme allows the physiotherapist to select modules within proposed strands that will increase their knowledge and skills in their chosen specialist area, or by choosing a wide range of modules will a broader knowledge in a range of physiotherapy and healthcare settings. Areas of interest include Exercise & Health, Sports & Exercise Rehabilitation and Primary Care & Health. 

Length: Full time 1 year or part time 2 years.

Starting date: September 2012

Application: Apply online at www.ucd.ie/apply

Cost: € 3,500 per year


Trinity College Dublin

  • Respiratory Physiotherapy MSc:

Description: The aim of this course is to develop physiotherapist’s knowledge and skills in the physiotherapy management of the patient with

respiratory disorders. Length: Full time 1 year or part time 2 years.

Starting date: September 2012

Application: Apply online at http://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPTMD-RPHY-1F09.

Closing date: 1st June 2012.

Cost: €7,335



  •  Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Prevention MSc:

Description: This course aims to provide health professionals with an understanding of cardiovascular rehabilitation and prevention, to prepare

health professionals to provide an effective cardiac rehabilitation service, and to objectively evaluate their practice through research. It also aims

to develop the health professionals' knowledge of current prevention strategies in the area of cardiovascular disease.

Length: Full time 1 year, part-time 2 years.

Starting Date: September 2012

Application: Apply online at http://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPTMD-CRPR-1F09

Closing date: 1st June 2012

Cost: €7,585


University of Limerick'
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  • Health Education and Promotion MA

Description: The change from "health education" to "health promotion" represents a growth in both theory and practice. "The practice of health

promotion requires an integration of existing knowledge from areas such as community development, adult education, health education,

public health, social psychology, medicine, community mental health, political science and social marketing"(Health Promotion Strategy).

Therefore there is increasing need to provide the tools to develop effective multi agency and multi professional programmes as well as an

understanding of contemporary health promotion.

Length: Part time 2 year

Starting date: September 2012

Application: Apply online at                           http://www2.ul.ie/web/WWW/Services/Research/Graduate_School/Prospective_Students/Graduate_Programmes/Taught_Programmes/Education_&_Health_Sciences/Health_Education_Health_Promotion

Closing date: 1st July 2012

Cost: € 3,469 per year


  • Pain MSc

Description: To enable the student to adopt an evidence based approach to the assessment and management of pain. Also to provide the

student with an advanced level of knowledge and clinical reasoning ability about pain.

Length: Full time 1 year, part-time 2 years

Starting date: September 2012

Application: Apply online at                                                                 http://www2.ul.ie/web/WWW/Services/Research/Graduate_School/Prospective_Students/Graduate_Programmes/Taught_Programmes/Education_%26_Health_Sciences/Pain

Closing date: 27 July 2012

Cost: €3,469 per year
   

Jordanstown

  •  MSc Physical Activity and Population Health

Description: The MSc Physical Activity and Population Health programme provides students with an expert overview of all aspects of physical

activity promotion in order to enhance the health of modern society.

Length: Full time 1 year, part-time 3 years

Starting date: September 2012

Application: Apply online http://www.ulster.ac.uk/applyonline

Closing date: 31 July 2012

Cost: €4,300


Manchester Metropolitan University

  •  Neurological Physiotherapy MSc (in Research)

Description: The course aims to provide clinicians with the ability to evaluate current professional practice by promoting systematic enquiry and

the development of the individual's research skills. Also to develop and broaden the clinical status and knowledge base

of physiotherapists to enable them to be more effective contributors to their particular field of healthcare.

Length: Full time 15 months

Starting date: September 2012

Application: Apply online at http://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/

Closing date: Not specified

Cost: €4,250


London Metropolitan University

  •  Sports Rehabilitation and Therapy MSc

Description: The course provides the opportunity for trained practitioners in the areas of physiotherapy, and other related areas of physical

therapy, to extend their learning and applied knowledge within the specific area of sports injuries and rehabilitation.

Length: Full time 1 year, part time 2 years

Starting date: September 2012

Application: Apply online https://evision.londonmet.ac.uk/urd/sits.urd/run/SIW_IPP_LGN.login?process=siw_ipp_app&code1=SPRETH-          N&code2=0001 

Closing date: No closing date

Cost: € 8,863


Useful Links


www.ucd.ie
www.tcd.ie
www.ul.ie
www.ulster.ac.uk/campus/jordanstown
www.mmu.ac.uk
www.londonmet.ac.uk