Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy 24 months Postgraduate Program By KU Leuven |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 51-100QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

4,446 EURTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Program overview

Main Subject

Anatomy and Physiology

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy

The Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy is a highly specialised programme focusing on strong theoretical and scientific insight to provide expert, high-quality care in the field of rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy. The programme trains graduates to conduct evidence-based practice in physiotherapy and to develop expertise in a specific domain of rehabilitation sciences.

Students wishing to enrol in the Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy must follow a preparatory programme. The preparatory programme provides the necessary knowledge base for advancing on to the Master programme itself.

Master's programme

The first year of the master's programme offers a general, evidence-based approach to the various domains of physiotherapy and rehabilitation sciences. Students will be trained in research methodologies and their applications. In the second year, the focus shifts to the knowledge and skills related to one of the majors offered at the faculty. In the master’s programme you choose from one of five majors:

  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Paediatric Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation for Internal Disorders
  • Rehabilitation in Mental Health Care
A 3-month clinical internship is performed in conjunction with the chosen major.

Career perspectives

The programme prepares you for a job as a physiotherapist. As an employee, you can work in numerous care institutions such as outpatient clinics, hospitals and elderly care centres. You can also set up as an independent physiotherapist or associate in a practice.

Furthermore, you can work in institutes for special education, in consultancies and institutes for persons with impaired motor skills, and in sports clubs. 
Your degree also gives you the opportunity to work in research or to enter a commercial position. 

Program overview

Main Subject

Anatomy and Physiology

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy

The Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy is a highly specialised programme focusing on strong theoretical and scientific insight to provide expert, high-quality care in the field of rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy. The programme trains graduates to conduct evidence-based practice in physiotherapy and to develop expertise in a specific domain of rehabilitation sciences.

Students wishing to enrol in the Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy must follow a preparatory programme. The preparatory programme provides the necessary knowledge base for advancing on to the Master programme itself.

Master's programme

The first year of the master's programme offers a general, evidence-based approach to the various domains of physiotherapy and rehabilitation sciences. Students will be trained in research methodologies and their applications. In the second year, the focus shifts to the knowledge and skills related to one of the majors offered at the faculty. In the master’s programme you choose from one of five majors:

  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Paediatric Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation for Internal Disorders
  • Rehabilitation in Mental Health Care
A 3-month clinical internship is performed in conjunction with the chosen major.

Career perspectives

The programme prepares you for a job as a physiotherapist. As an employee, you can work in numerous care institutions such as outpatient clinics, hospitals and elderly care centres. You can also set up as an independent physiotherapist or associate in a practice.

Furthermore, you can work in institutes for special education, in consultancies and institutes for persons with impaired motor skills, and in sports clubs. 
Your degree also gives you the opportunity to work in research or to enter a commercial position. 

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

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Admission requirements

The preparatory programme and master’s programme are aimed at students with a bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy.

For the most recent – and only official – information on the admission requirements, please check our webpage.

Student profile

Is this the right programme for me?

  • Are you interested in rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy in general and motivated to pursue further studies?
  • Are you convinced that evidence-based physiotherapy is the future of our profession? Do you have a critical attitude towards the subject material and are you eager to gain more in-depth knowledge?

2 Years
Sep

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

1,116 EUR
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International Students

4,446 EUR
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