Musculoskeletal Management of the Lower Quadrant

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Musculoskeletal Management of the Lower Quadrant

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This module is aimed at physiotherapists specialising in musculoskeletal conditions particularly working with lower limb rehabilitation.

These aims are in line with the requirements for membership of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Benefits of taking the module 

The aims of the module are to enhance your expertise and innovative management of neuro-musculoskeletal dysfunctions of the lower quadrant and to develop your advanced clinical skills within neuro-musculoskeletal conditions of the lower quadrant.

What you learn will be supported by face to face teaching sessions including workshops and practical sessions. In order to prepare for the teaching sessions learning materials and specific tasks will be delivered via distance learning.

General areas covered 

  • Critically evaluate and reflect on comprehensive management of lower quadrant neuro-musculoskeletal dysfunctions and its impact upon therapeutic services
  • Critically evaluate and reflect on the theory and evidence that underpins and challenges contemporary concepts of neuro-musculoskeletal management, and clinical practice
  • Demonstrate your ability to use advanced clinical skills for the lower quadrant and critically justify and reflect on their application within clinical practice

Skills gained for the workplace

You will develop your practice in line with requirements for registration with the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP). You will be able to pass on your gained knowledge to others, improving overall effectiveness and patient outcome.

The MACP is the UK based specialist interest group within the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT).

Fees and Funding for 2024/25

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home student: £1,720

EU / International students: £2,870 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.

How to apply

To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:


To apply for a Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:

Further information and Workforce Development Funding / CPD Funding online application form

  • Entry requirements

    BSc Hons Physiotherapy with at least 2 years recent post graduate clinical experience in neuro-musculoskeletal practice.

  • Attendance

    Delivery Method:

    This module is delivered at our Collegiate Crescent Campus

    View our statement on notional study hours »

    Provisional timetable

    This is due to start date 23rd January 2025, end date 22nd May 2025.

    View our statement on timetable changes »

  • Assessment

    Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:

    • Written Assignment
    • Practical Examination

    Successful completion of this module will earn you 30 level 7 credits

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader David Alderson -

David Alderson - Module Lead - I work part-time (Mon, Thurs and Fri)

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