The course is structured on a modular format. Students complete the generic module Research Methods in Health and Social Care and two further compulsory modules, Neuroscience of human movement and dysfunction (HCT240) and Neurological rehabilitation - a theoretical basis (HCT042). The remaining 40 credits are selected from the available optional modules.
The course offers knowledge and expertise to increase students’ practical and theoretical knowledge of adult or paediatric neurorehabilitation and develop their evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. These skills will serve to enhance the professions as a whole and improve client care.
Students who proceed to successful completion of a research project and subsequent dissertation will be eligible for the award of a Master of Science degree.
Additional entry requirements
Applicants should show evidence of personal development, which will be assessed by a study of the applicant’s curriculum vitae, including post-registration courses attended and career development.
If students wish to do the optional module on Advanced Clinical Practice, they must be working for a minimum of 16 hours in the field of adult or paediatric neurorehabilitation, have HPC registration and a current CRB check.
Who is this course aimed at?
The course is suitable for qualified occupational therapists or physiotherapists who have at least two years clinical experience which should include some experience in the field of adult or paediatric neurorehabilitation. Some of the modules are stand alone and suitable for Nurses and other Allied Healthcare Professionals.
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