Portobello InstituteMSc Physiotherapy

MSc Physiotherapy

€ 12995
2 years
Masters, Postgraduate
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Course Details
This full-time MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and expertise required for you to become a qualified physiotherapist eligible for registration with HCPC, and eligibility to apply for registration with CORU.

There is a high demand for qualified personnel within Ireland’s third largest employer, the health sector. Staff shortages are especially noticeable in the health therapy professions. At the same time, there are extremely few training opportunities leading to degrees in allied health professions, highly competent physiotherapists are in high demand.

Our MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and experience needed to become a registered physiotherapist.

This full-time physiotherapy masters degree programme encompasses the skills and knowledge that are necessary to work as part of a multi-disciplinary healthcare team.

A pathway to specialised healthcare

This two-year MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-reg.) program is designed for students with a degree in a related science discipline who desire to qualify and work as a physiotherapist at the Masters, pre-registration level.

Working under the guidance of highly skilled clinicians, you will learn to treat patients, observe other practitioners and participate in all aspects of physiotherapy-focused care. You will also have the opportunity to participate in case conferences, ward rounds and a range of visits.

Partners in specialised healthcare education

Portobello Institute will deliver this program in partnership with AECC University College with a start date of September ’24. AECC University is a small specialised university focusing on developing healthcare professionals.

Develop Practical Skills and Techniques

You will receive a variety of experiences with a wide spectrum of service users as part of the programme, including voluntary, and private placements, as well as our own on-site clinics. During first year, you will have 2 * seven week placements with a similar practical placement in your second year.

Throughout the program. the emphasis is put on the value of applied practice, analysis of case studies and real-life scenarios across the curriculum, followed by consolidation through reflection and application of skills in the placement context.

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