Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

Graduates will be eligible to register to practice as a Physiotherapist within Australia following accreditation. Students will undertake biomedical, physical and behavioural science courses as well as physiotherapy academic and clinical courses. Before graduation, students will be required to demonstrate physiotherapy knowledge and skills required for entry-level clinical physiotherapy practice.This program provides an innovative, student-centred and employability-focused curriculum with a strong emphasis on client-centred and evidence based-practice as well as experiential and inter-professional learning.


  • Acute Care Physiotherapy
  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I
  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II
  • Clinical Pharmacology for Allied Health
  • Clinical Reasoning and Evidence
  • Contributing to the Community
  • First Peoples Health and Practice
  • Health Psychology
  • Human Biology: from Cells to Systems
  • Integrated Case Management in Physiotherapy
  • Integrated Systems Physiology
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Leadership and Professional Skills
  • Legal and Ethical Principles in Healthcare
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 1
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2
  • Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy 1
  • Physiotherapy 2
  • Physiotherapy 3
  • Physiotherapy 4
  • Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan 1
  • Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan 2
  • Physiotherapy Practicum 1
  • Physiotherapy Practicum 2
  • Physiotherapy Practicum 3
  • Physiotherapy Practicum 4
  • Physiotherapy Practicum 5
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  • Therapeutic Exercise for Physiotherapy


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Bachelor of Physiotherapy graduates may be eligible to apply for the Master of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy (5269) after undertaking at least two years of clinical experience, 40 hours of continuing development points with the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and whilst maintaining registration to practice with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $200,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Nathan Campus International: $200,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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