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Master of Physiotherapy

Course Overview

To qualify for the award of the Master of Physiotherapy, students must complete a prescribed course of study with a total 96 credit points (cp).

During this two-year degree, you students explore introductory and advanced musculoskeletal, neurological, and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy, applied to patients across the lifespan. Biomechanics, occupational health and community health are incorporated in various units of study, and evidence-based practice and professional practice are embedded throughout the curriculum.

Four five-week clinical placements in your second year will provide opportunities for students to apply knowledge and gain significant practical experience in a range of clinical areas including rehabilitation, acute care, ambulatory care/outpatients and community/general care.

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Physiotherapy is accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC).

Graduates are eligible to apply for registration as physiotherapists with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia (PBA), overseen by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

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