Physiotherapy (Professional Qualification) MSc
2 years Full- Time
Application Deadline: TBC. Programme Specific FAQs
The Department of Clinical Therapies offers a two-year MSc (Professional Qualification) in Physiotherapy, Level 9 (NQAI). Applications for the MSc Physiotherapy commencing in August 2018 will open in October 2017 with a likely closing date of 9th February 2018.
All EU applicants for this programme must sit the GAMSAT exam to be eligible to be offered a place (see entry requirements page). Further information on the exam format and dates is available from https://gamsat.acer.edu.au/gamsat-ireland
The GAMSAT test date is the 13th September 2017 and 24 March 2018. You must either register to sit the GAMSAT exam OR have a test score from the last two years before you apply for the programme as you will be required to supply your GAMSAT ID Number on your application to the University of Limerick. Please check the GAMSAT website for further information and registration dates.
Non-EU applicants must apply through our partners Atlantic Bridge. Please see their website for closing date details. http://www.atlanticbridge.com/physiotherapy/request-application/
Those in final year of a Level 8 Degree can apply before graduation and may be offered a conditional place (depending on GAMSAT scores) subject to providing evidence of 2h2 or higher in their undergraduate degree
In addition to academic modules at UL, students on the MSc Physiotherapy (Prof Qual) will complete 1000 hours of clinical placement. Clinical Placement modules will take place in Limerick, Portloaise, Kilkenny, Ballinasloe and Co galway in a range of settings (terriary and secondary hospitals, rehabilitation units, primary care, schools etc. and with patients of all ages
The programme aims to develop graduates who are able to: