Masters Opportunities

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Masters Programmes
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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[edit | edit source]

MSc Healthcare (Acupuncture)[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Respiratory Physiotherapy MSc[edit | edit source]

  • Description: The aim of this course is to develop physiotherapist’s knowledge and skills in the physiotherapy management of the patient withrespiratory 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[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Health Education and Promotion MA[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Jordanstown[edit | edit source]

 MSc Physical Activity and Population Health[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Neurological Physiotherapy MSc (in Research)[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Sports Rehabilitation and Therapy MSc[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

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