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Physical Therapy (M.Sc.A.PT)

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Program Information

School:McGill University - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Physical Therapy/Therapist
Description:The Master of Science, Applied, in Physical Therapy program is to be completed in 1.5 graduate years over five semesters, and includes four clinical practica of 1,050 hours in total, leading to professional licensure to practice. The educational approach is consistent with adult learning, self-directed learning, reflective clinical practice, and inter-professionalism. Strong links between academic and clinical fieldwork education are emphasized. Courses emphasize client-centred and evidence-based practice across the lifespan and health care continuum, and include health promotion from prevention of disability to rehabilitation. In addition to fieldwork, the program requirements include courses in advanced clinical practice, research methodology, and educational methodology. The master's project prepares the entry-to-practice physiotherapist to become an autonomous and effective professional through the acquisition of research skills. Entry to the Master of Science, Applied, in Physical Therapy is limited to internal candidates coming from the Bachelor of Rehabilitation Science (PT) and the Qualifying Year to the M.Sc.A. (PT).

URL:Physical Therapy (M.Sc.A.PT) at McGill University - Faculty of Medicine
Course Based:Yes
Length:18 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,151
National: $9,163
Careers:Physiotherapists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 74
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    An undergraduate degree or equivalent from a university of recognized reputation and evidence of high academic achievement, equivalent to B standing, or a McGill CGPA of 3.0 (70‑74%).

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 31, 2018