Below you will find descriptions for courses offered in this field of study.  You will find a general overview of the topics covered and any prerequisite course(s) or grade requirements, credit value and exclusions.

Some courses are listed as exclusionary to one another.  This means that students may not take both courses as designated.

Not all courses are offered each year.  Please consult the current timetable for this year’s offering.  For further information please contact the department. 

Course Descriptions

Master of Science (Physiotherapy) Courses

  • PHYT 5101.01: Introduction to the Physiotherapy Profession (Module 1)
  • PHYT 5103.03: Movement and Exercise Science (Module 3)
  • PHYT 5104.06: Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy and Health Promotion (Module 4)
  • PHYT 5105.12: Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Module 5)
  • PHYT 5202X/Y.03: Scientific Inquiry I
  • ANAT 5217.06: Functional Human Anatomy
  • PHYT 5460.03: Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • PHYT 5501.03: Clinical Placement (Cardiorespiratory)
  • PHYT 5502.03: Clinical Placement (Musculoskeletal)
  • PHYT 6106.03: Professional, Ethical, and Management Issues in Physiotherapy (Module 6)
  • PHYT 6107.06: Neurological Physiotherapy Practice for the Entry-Level Clinician (Module 7)
  • PHYT 6108.12: Integrated Practice in Acute, Rehabilitation and Home/Community Settings (Module 8)
  • PHYT 6140.06: Neuroscience for Physiotherapy Students
  • PHYT 6202X/Y.06: Scientific Inquiry II
  • PHYT 6501.03: Clinical Placement (Neurotherapeutics)
  • PHYT 6502.03: Clinical Placement (Integrated Practice)
  • PHYT 6503.03: Senior Clinical Placement

Master of Science (Rehabilitation Research - Physiotherapy) Courses

Required Courses:

  • PHYT 5040X/Y.03: Graduate Seminar Series: Basic and Applied Aspects of Rehabilitation
  • PHYT 5590.03 Measurement and Instrumentation (or equivalent as determined by the Supervisory Committee)
  • Three credit hours in Research Design and Biostatistics (ie. NURS 5100.03, HINF 6030.03)
  • PHYT 9000.00: Thesis


  • PHYT 5010.03: Special Topics in Musculoskeletal II
  • PHYT 5020.03: Introduction to Computers for Data Acquisition and Processing
  • PHYT 5030.03: Special Topics in Neurology I
  • PHYT 5050.03: Special Topics in Cardiac Rehabilitation III
  • PHYT 5070.03: Directed Study
  • PHYT 5080.03: Directed Study
  • PHYT 5300.03: Skeletal Muscle Function through Surface Electromyography
  • PHYT 5572.03: Topics in Human Performance: Motor Control