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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
EUR 2143 per year
How you will study
International course fees
EUR 16630 per year
Musculoskeletal disorders generally lead to pain and restricted mobility. They are the leading cause for functional disabilities and physiotherapy treatment.
Scientific research on musculoskeletal health and clinical treatment has increased exponentially over the last 15 years. By learning to conduct clinical research yourself, as a clinician or therapist you will better understand and value the possibilities, limitations, and results of scientific evidence from clinical research as well as its translation into clinical practice.
To gain admission to the programme we have 3 requirements:
First, to gain admission to the programme we require sufficient knowledge and insight on clinical reasoning. Applicants who a successfully completed the following Bachelor of Science programmes meet this requirement:
Second, sufficient knowledge on basic mathematical and analytical skills are required to successfully complete our academic Master programme. This requirement can be met in either of the following ways:
Third, VU Amsterdam requires all applicants for a Master's programme, taught in English, to have a sufficient level of English proficiency. Therefore all apllicants have to to take an English language test and need to submit their score as part of their application.
An exception is made for:
General English language proficiency requirements
VU Amsterdam requires all applicants to take an English test. You can, however, begin your application without having the test results. Exceptions are made for students who have completed a bachelor or master in Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand or Australia.
The minimum English language proficiency requirements for admission to this master programme are:
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