|Minimum ATAR||90 This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.|
If you are an internationally trained physiotherapist you may wish to apply for the Abbreviated Physiotherapy Course.
An Aquatic/Hydrotherapy Rescue Award or equivalent and a Senior First Aid Certificate or equivalent is required before completing the first year of the course.
|Duration||4 years full-time|
Investigate the physical, structural and physiological aspects of the human form and movement. You will learn to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries and disabilities using hands-on treatment, prescriptive exercise and lifestyle advice.
In this course, you will undertake a combination of theoretical, practical and clinical subjects.
Your first year of the course is interprofessional and is taken with other health sciences students. You will learn foundational skills critical to physiotherapy.
The following years will be devoted to a more intensive study of the musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiopulmonary areas.
You will develop practical skills in laboratory classes and under clinical supervision at hospitals and community settings. You will become familiar with acute and long-term case management, and may take placements in rural and remote healthcare settings.
Course completion of the abbreviated version of the Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) course provides internationally trained physiotherapists with the opportunity to further develop clinical skills and theoretical knowledge in a degree that enables registration in Australia and New Zealand.
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