Bachelor of Health Sciences / Master of Physiotherapy

Flinders University

The Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Physiotherapy is a five-year double degree, which builds on our strengths in rural health and health service improvement. The degree provides graduates with the physiotherapy knowledge and skills required to become registered and work as a physiotherapist.Students will gain the fundamental knowledge in social and clinical sciences as well as study topics that introduce physiotherapy and the science that underpins practice.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; or higher education transfers; Assumed knowledge: Stage 2 Biology and Physics.


The first three years of the course provides fundamental knowledge in social and clinical sciences as well as topics that introduce physiotherapy and the science that underpins practice. Students who complete the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Principles of Physiotherapy specialisation) component of this double degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 will progress to the two-year Master of Physiotherapy.

Subjects you can Study:

Health Promotion, Human Bioscience, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Physiology, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Studies, Psychological Perspectives of Health, Neuroscience, Motor Learning.

Further information:

An annual subquota is available for applicants from rural and remote areas.


This course is accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council and satisfies the academic requirements for registration as a physiotherapist with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park 97 No Full time 5 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 24,700 students, with over 4,500 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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