Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
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.
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.
- Health Promotion, Human Bioscience, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Physiology, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Studies, Psychological Perspectives of Health, Neuroscience, Motor Learning.
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Or higher education transfers
- Assumed knowledge: Stage 2 Biology and Physics.
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.
An annual subquota is available for applicants from rural and remote areas.