Master of Physiotherapy

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Physiotherapy graduates have the opportunity to undertake the first stage in an ongoing program for clinical physiotherapists working in various fields of special interest. The program assists graduates to acquire a knowledge and understanding of advanced clinical skills; to broaden their clinical skills across the field of practice; and critically evaluate and contribute to research in their clinical area. Professional development in clinical specialty areas and research are major career demands for physiotherapists. Students develop up-to-date knowledge and research skills in the fields of manipulative physiotherapy; sports; paediatrics; cardiothoracics; gerontology; neurology; and clinical. Students undertaking a Master of Physiotherapy in either Manipulative or Sports Physiotherapy could obtain a second master degree in the alternate area through an additional semester of full-time coursework.

Course Fee:

Australian: $22,240
International: $43,820

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor of Physiotherapy with a minimum GPA of 4.0 or equivalent, plus 2 years full-time relevant professional experience and evidence of continuing professional education; or equivalent qualifications and experience

Structure:

16 units

Subjects you can Study:

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy; Sports Physiotherapy

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

Students are required to provide proof of immunisation against certain diseases, including hepatitis B. Students are required to have a current Senior First Aid Certificate (including CPR) and Blue Card. The following additional documentation must be submitted with all applications: the names and contact details of two referees; a curriculum vitae showing full work history; evidence of continuing professional education

Recognition:

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Who for:

Graduate physiotherapists

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Related Careers:

Exercise Scientist, Physiotherapist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info No Online
St Lucia No info No
St Lucia No info No Part time 2 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west, UQ Ipswich campus 43 kilometres from St Lucia and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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