Queen Mary University of London
Sports and Exercise Medicine - Physio (MACP accredited) MSc
Queen Mary University of London

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

The programme is suitable for physiotherapists, osteopaths and doctors.

This internationally renowned programme is open to doctors and physiotherapists. As the longest-established Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc in the country, we have a prestigious history. The programme is based on the philosophy of total care for the athlete and the promotion of physical activity in the general population. Working in sport is a largely practical discipline and the programme's emphasis lies firmly on regular clinical experience. You will benefit from regular contact with members of the Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine as well as visiting clinicians and lecturers who are experienced sport medicine specialists.

The Centre is ideally situated on the same campus as the sports injury, physiotherapy, podiatry and the interdisciplinary combined sports clinics. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to attend recognised external clinics around London, as well as the chance to attend sporting events and visits to national centres of excellence where possible.

This programme will:

  • Offer you mastery of foundation concepts and skills in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

  • Give you the knowledge and skills to assess sports injuries and to understand their treatment options, as well as understanding the physiological and psychological benefits of exercise and its use as a health tool.

  • Allow you regular clinical contact with athletes and sportspeople.

  • Introduce you to visiting lecturers, who are experts in the field of Sports Medicine

  • Is accredited by MACP (Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists)

The Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine is based at the William Harvey Research Institute at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry is comprised of two world renowned teaching hospitals, St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London, which have made, and continue to make, an outstanding contribution to modern medicine. We were one of the top five in the UK for medicine in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

  • This programme is the longest-established Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc in the country.

  • It is unique in the UK for the delivery of integrated academic and practical tuition. Lectures are delivered by national experts.

  • Core clinician-scientists on staff consult to elite athletes, we have an international research profile in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

  • Our staff will work closely with you to nurture your research interests and to develop your clinical ability in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

  • Many students also go on to publish in peer-reviewed journals, a reflection of the quality of our student research output.

Structure

  • Sport and Exercise Medicine - Physio (MACP accredited pathway) is available to study to MSc or PG Diploma, full-time for one year, or part-time for two years.

To achieve the diploma you will take eight taught modules. To achieve the MSc you will also complete a research project (equivalent to four modules).

For all programmes attendance of 32 clinics is required.

Please refer to our website.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Please see: www.qmul.ac.uk/international-students

Please see: www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships
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The course is aimed at qualified doctors, physiotherapists and osteopaths. All applicants need at least one year of clinical experience. If you are a physiotherapist with an overseas qualification, you must be registered with the Health Professions Council. Further details can be obtained from www.hpc-uk.org. If English is not your first language, the School of Medicine and Dentistry require a minimum score of 6.5 IELTS. International applicants Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. Find out more about our English language entry requirements. If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Costs

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) was founded in 1989 in the Mile End district of London. This Russell Group University offers state-of-the-art facilities, including their Advanced Molecular Imaging Services, and the Genome Centre for DNA research at Barts and the London School of Medicine, among numerous others for a wide variety of subject matters. QMUL is without a doubt an excellent option for any student wishing to pursue a career path in scientific research, and is recognised worldwide as such.

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