Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Physiotherapy focuses on the physiotherapist-client relationship and is highly practical in its orientation. Physiotherapy students undertake a comprehensive university program, including specialist physiotherapy studies, behavioural and health science, professional development and the compulsory core curriculum units. This fully accredited course offers a formal curriculum that contains all of the elements required for professional accreditation by the Australian Physiotherapy Council, while placing emphasis on the clinical education experience.
Students must complete approximately 34 courses (units) plus 1200 hours of practicum. The degree is four years full-time study and has no provision for part-time study.
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Admissions interview
- Mature age applicants must have strong results in 1 year or more of a relevant degree or have sat the WACE as a mature age student with at least 4 subjects. The STAT test is not applicable for entry into Physiotherapy.
Physiotherapy Board of Australia; Australian Physiotherapy Association
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Australian Citizens may be eligible to defer costs on a HECS-HELP loan scheme.