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Master's programme in Physiotherapy with specialisation in Behavioural Medicine

  • fiber_manual_record Credits 120  credits
  • home Study location Västerås
  • access_time Time 2 years  (full time)
  • timeline Education ordinance Second cycle

Physiotherapy with specialisation in Behavioural Medicine is based on the integrated knowledge of human behaviour in function, activity and participation as well as health-related behavioural change. The programme will prepare you for a successful career with advanced assignments concerning the health problems of today and the future, and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

The programme

This unique behavioural medicine specialisation highlights the connection between lifestyle and health. You will be given the prerequisites for the implementation of evidence-based measures and work with planning, investigating and evaluating activities, in both the public and the private sectors. This specialisation will also increase your opportunities to work with health promotion and you will be given the tools to work with change management.

You will study Physiotherapy against the background of the broader area of health and welfare. Issues concerning equality and participation, professional knowledge and development as well as creativity and innovation are in focus. You will also develop your understanding of leadership, groups and organisations as well as evidence-based praxis and evaluation. The programme is given in English and you will study the courses in Health and Welfare together with students from other Master’s programmes and research studies. The programme runs for two years but may be completed after one year with a Master’s degree of 60 credits.


Future and jobs

The labour market in the public sector and in new arenas are looking for well-educated and critically thinking, highly skilled people. A Master’s degree in Physiotherapy with specialisation in Behavioural Medicine within the field of health and welfare opens the doors to a broad labour market. You can work with clinical skills development, quality development and knowledge management of health care. Moreover a Master’s degree offers opportunities for doing research studies.

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Occasions for this programme

Autumn 2021

  • Master’s Programme in Physiotherapy with specialisation in Behavioural Medicine within Health and Social Welfare, 120 credits

    Scope

    120 credits

    Start

    Autumn 2021 (start 2021-08-30)

    Time and study pace

    2 years (full time)

    Education ordinance

    Second cycle

    Application code

    MDH-42953

    Language

    English

    Study location

    Västerås

    Specific requirements

    A completed bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education of three years or more, equivalent to 180 credits within the fields of science of Physiotherapy or equivalent. International students are required to submit a TOEFL test result, with a minimum score of 575 with a TWE score of at least 4.5 (PBT) or 90 with a TWE score of at least 20 (iBT) or an IELTS test result with an overall band score of at least 6.5 and no band score below 5.5 or equivalent.

    Selection

    University credits

    Degree

    Masterexamen

    Tuition fee

    For students outside EU/EEA
    Per installment prior to each semester: 67500 SEK
    Annual tuition fee: 135000 SEK
    Total programme fee: 270000 SEK

     

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