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The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
170 - 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z2

Physical Therapy (MPTPHD) - Master of Physical Therapy & Doctor of Philosophy in Rehab. Sci.

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Physical Therapy/TherapistRehabilitation Science
Description The MPT/PhD program provides a new option for outstanding students with an interest in both clinical and research training relevant to physical therapy. The MPT/PhD program is designed to provide students flexibility in the completion of their concurrent clinical and research training, and to integrate their clinical and research learning, resulting in an accelerated completion time (approximately 5 years). Students may choose from two options to complete the MPT/PhD program based on discussion with their research supervisor. Given the emphasis on clinical research in the program, though students may enter the MPT program initially, they will be expected to maintain progress towards their PhD requirements from the outset. Similarly, if students choose to enter the MPT program in Year 3, they would still be expected to maintain PhD progress for the final three years of the Dual Degree program.
Website: Physical Therapy (MPTPHD) - Master of Physical Therapy & Doctor of Philosophy in Rehab. Sci. at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 76
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

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Last Updated: September 26, 2017