University of East Anglia Msc Physiotherapy

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University of East Anglia Msc Physiotherapy

University of East Anglia Msc Physiotherapy

MSc Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists use skills of manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and electro-physical modalities, in order to help people manage a range of physical problems. On this well-respected programme you will develop a sound knowledge of the clinical sciences underpinning human function, helping to make lasting changes in your patients’ lives.

We have a strong reputation for Physiotherapy at UEA. We are ranked Number 1 in the Complete University Guide 2017, and have an excellent reputation for learning and research, small teaching groups, early patient contact and an innovative approach focused on interprofessional learning and enquiry-based interrogative education. You’ll also be part of a close-knit student body and a supportive learning culture who are passionate about delivering the best in health care.

This course is fully approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).


When you study Physiotherapy at UEA you are choosing an exciting and rewarding caring profession that focuses on developing extraordinary partnerships with people and helping to make lasting, positive changes in their lives.



When you study in the School of Health Sciences, you will receive both an academic and a practice based education which is second to none. We are very proud of our innovative teaching methods and the passion and dedication of our staff will inspire you to be the best you can be.

Students have told us our courses are professionally dynamic and personally transforming. That’s because our approach is creative, challenging and engaging. The course includes the following elements:

  • Interagency Learning – You will meet up with students from other health-related disciplines to exchange knowledge, practice and ideas. You will also have the unique opportunity of working with other community partners
  • Research – The teaching staff are continually involved in research (92% of our research in the school is world leading (REF 2014) which means you will benefit from their knowledge of the very latest practices and techniques
  • Supportive Culture – Teaching groups are small, which encourages a close-knit student body and a supportive learning culture. You will be assigned your own personal adviser who will be there every step of the way to guide you through the course, both academically and professionally.
  • Practice Development Placement – You will have the opportunity as part of your programme to develop theory-practice links outside of our normal placement provision; including possible placements outside the UK.
  • Excellent facilities – Including an Anatomy Lab and our cutting-edge assistive technology NEAT suite.
  • Top for Physiotherapy – UEA was recently voted the top Physiotherapy course in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017)
  • Fully Approved – This course has been developed in collaboration with Health Education East of England (HEEoE) and is supported by our local NHS Trusts. It prepares you for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).