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Manual therapy refers to the diagnostic and therapeutic processes used to address impairments in the functioning of the musculoskeletal system. All participants have a profound preliminary background in the field of rehabilitation science. The course is intended for the practitioner who wants to further deepen their knowledge of the musculoskeletal system through distance learning.

The content of this programme includes advanced anatomical dissection, biomechanics and medical imaging. The course also focusses on applied statistics for musculoskeletal research. The master thesis covers an experimental study in the field of manual therapy presented as a paper ready to be published in a high-impact international journal.

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The strenghts of our Manual Therapy master's programme

  • Deepen your knowledge of the musculoskeletal system, advanced anatomical dissection, biomechanics and medical imaging.
  • Add to the body of knowledge in manual therapy with your master's thesis, which entails an experimental study presented as a paper ready to be published in a high-impact international journal.
  • Combine work and studies and enjoy the flexibility of studying from anywhere and at any time. Classes are taught through online learning and assignments over the year, with two separate weeks of interactive classes in Brussels. Fixed contact moments can be arranged on demand.

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After graduation

Pursue a career in the private sector or at various (non-) governmental organisations, or continue your academic journey as a PhD researcher. It's all up to you!
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