This course enables students to continue learning, evaluating, maintaining and developing services for hand therapy. Students learn to critically evaluate and reflect on your own practice in hand therapy.
Stage 1: introduction to masters level study; assessment of the hand and upper limb; treatment modalities. Stage 2: research methods; hand injuries and conditions: mechanisms and interventions;hand therapy in practice. Applicants choose from the following modules: management of change; physical characteristics and ergonomics; negotiated module; evaluating practice outcomes; professional and informed reasoning; radiographic image analysis of the appendicular skeleton;supervision.
Honours degree (2.2 or above); or a diploma in occupational therapy or physiotherapy; or an equivalent qualification; English Language GCSE grade C or equivalent; applicants should currently be working in the clinical field of hand therapy.
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2 - 6 years
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This is a distance learning course but part of it is taught in/at: Kedleston Road Campus
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*Start date info: September, January or April
Postgraduate Qualification (MSc)
University of Derby
Health Care Management / Health Studies, Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine, Physiotherapy
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It has a very calm and conducive environment for learning, this is where you can really explore your potential before you lunch into the industry practice....more3 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
This course provides a wide range of topics that are studied from criminal psychology to some of the forensics of crime. However, what sets this course apart from the Criminology course is that it is much more applied which is great as it ...more3 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
There is so much choice when it comes to modules & even with some of the subjects i had learnt before, i am doing it much more in depth...more1 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
I have learnt a huge amount since starting my course at the University. Some is brand new, others is a repetition in more depth of things i have previously done, but there is tons of choice...more
The course materials are bang up to date and it is so easy to relate everything you learn to everything that is happening around you. You grow as a reflective practitioner by examining, learning and understanding the underpinning theories a...more3 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
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