Master’s level physiotherapists develop therapeutic procedures and protocols based on their extensive national and international knowledge and skills, recognize and analyze physical, anatomical, physiological and pathological factors affecting physical ability and capacity. They participate in solving scientific problems in physiotherapy and finding new skills and knowledge in their expertise. The specialists perform scientific evaluation of the effectiveness of physiotherapeutic methods, organize and realize clinical research in physiotherapy, act as leaders in hospital units of physiotherapy, apply fundamental regulations and quality control principles in the management of health institutions and private enterprises. The promotion of health education on local, community, national and international levels also belongs to the tasks of a physiotherapist.

Minimum of admitted applicants: 15

Length of studies: 3 semesters, 90 credits

Degree: M.Sc. in Physiotherapy

Entrance requirements: applicants are required to have a Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy and they have to complete a theoretical written exam of professional knowledge

Major curricular components: Significance of Diagnostic Imaging in Physiotherapy Practice, Pharmacology, Clinical Science of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Clinical Science in Neurological Disorders, Clinical Science of Cardiorespiratory Diseases, Developmental Neurology, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Assistive Devices in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Clinical Neuropsychology, Differential Diagnosis in Physiotherapy Practice, Scientific Background and Evidence-based Practice of Active Therapeutic Exercise, Evidence-based Manual Therapy in Physiotherapy Practice, Evidence-based Neurological Physiotherapy in Physiotherapy Practice.

Career opportunities: In a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, rehabilitation and community health centers, private practice, industrial clinics and specialist facilities. Qualified master physiotherapists may also work in education as a clinical supervisor and researcher.