The master's degree is conferred by virtue of a dissertation (FTP 890), on an approved topic based on research.
Note: All MPhysT students must register for, and attend (TNM 800) Applied research methodology 800 satisfactorily.
(i) For the MPhysT degree, students must also hold at least a part-time position, deemed applicable for master's degree studies by the head of department.
(ii) Candidates will be required to provide proof of having successfully completed applicable postgraduate modules in clinical fields of specialisation, e.g. Orthopaedic Manual Therapy 1, before the MPhysT degree will be conferred.
(iii) A candidate who applies for admission to the MPhysT degree studies by virtue of research (Code 10258101), must comply with the following requirement:
Complete applicable continued training courses presented at national level, in the field of research, as accredited with the Professional Board of Physiotherapy, Biokinetics and Podiatry.
(iv) During the MPhysT studies, students must participate in formal departmental instruction and/or research programmes of at least 60 hours per year.
All students must submit a publication that has been accepted for publication by an accredited journal before the degree will be conferred.
Pass with distinction
To obtain the degree with distinction, at least 75% is required for the dissertation.