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We are a leading provider of physiotherapy postgraduate education. We offer two specialist master’s programmes, both of which are designed for qualified physiotherapists.

Why you should study with us


Our reputation

We are a leading provider of healthcare education in the UK.


Our academic team

Our postgraduate taught programmes benefit from the input of world-renowned researchers and clinicians who are experts in their field.


Our research

Our research is ranked 4th in the UK overall and we are 1st for our research environment (REF 2014).


Our students

Our programmes attract students from across the globe. We work together to share ideas and develop best healthcare practice.


Our facilities

Our high-tech research laboratories and libraries provide the perfect environment for postgraduate study.

Attending my MSc in Physiotherapy at Cardiff has definitely given me experience to improve my clinical practice. The quality of teaching is excellent and tutors deliver interactive lectures which helped me to understand and develop an in-depth knowledge. I feel my view as a clinician has completely changed and I have become more specialist, so I really appreciate the experience of such a fascinating course.
Nodoka, MSc Physiotherapy alumnus

Our talk

Physiotherapy (MSc)

Watch the Q&A with programme manager Amy Bendall and find out more about our fantastic course.

Our postgraduate taught programmes

MSc Physiotherapy

As a practitioner looking for a specialist qualification in sports physiotherapy, this MSc will enable you to develop your knowledge of sports science and injuries, as well as your critical thinking skills, in order to further your career within your specialist profession.

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Take a virtual tour of our facilities

Caerleon Simualtion Suite

Our simulation suite mirrors clinical settings allowing students to develop key skills and experience.


Lecture Theatre

Our refurbished lecture theatre hosts large teaching sessions.

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Research Centre for Clinical Kineasiology

RCCK contains state-of-the-art equipment for biomechanical and physiological measurement.

Heath Campus Library

Educational resources for our healthcare programmes can be found at our on-site library.

Find out about our research

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Our research

We are optimising health and social care across the life course in Wales and beyond, putting people and families at the heart of our research.

Postgraduate research hub in Eastgate House

Our PhD in healthcare sciences

By pursuing research based around your own interests at one of the leading healthcare research departments in the UK, you lay the foundations for a career in which you can make a real difference to healthcare in the wider world.

Explore Cardiff University

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Your campus experience for 2021/22

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, we've worked hard to ensure students have a safe and enjoyable time with us. Find out what we've been doing and what you might expect when you join us.

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Funding your studies

Learn more about the scholarships, UK government support packages and student loans available to you.

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Browse our accommodation

We have a variety of halls and houses to suit your preferences, interests and budgets.

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Student support

Get free, impartial and confidential advice on disability and dyslexia, money, careers, counselling and more.

Take the next step in your healthcare journey with us


Do your research

Visit our School website and programme pages to find out more.


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Get in touch

If you have any questions - big or small - don't hesitate to get in touch. We would love to hear from you.