Bursaries for MSc Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy including placement in elite sport

English Institute of Sport

The University of Birmingham and the English Institute of Sport are looking to offer two chartered physiotherapists an exciting opportunity.

We are looking for dynamic, self-motivated physiotherapists, striving for clinical excellence who are interested in moving into sport, to undertake a full-time MSc combined with one day a week placement with a world class sports science and medicine team.

The MSc in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy focused to sport and leading to membership of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) will commence September 2018. Completion will take 13-15 months, being dependent on the successful candidates’ commitments.  The English Institute of Sport will provide a £2500 contribution towards the course fees.

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Placement Experiences: English Institute of Sport

British Gymnastics: It is anticipated that the successful candidate would be located with the British Gymnastics Sports Science and Medicine Team based at Lilleshall National Sports Centre. 

Paralympic Sport: It is anticipated that the successful candidate would be located with English Institute of Sport Physiotherapists working in Elite Paralympic Sport. 

Informal enquires can be directed to Dr Nicola Heneghan, Programme Leader Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy n.heneghan@bham.ac.uk or

Deadline for Applications
Monday 28 May 2018