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Postgraduate

Master of Physiotherapy

MPhysio(Curtin) - MG-PHYTH Health Sciences
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake January

This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.

Duration 2.5 years full-time

Applications close 26 August 2016

In this graduate entry master course a series of coursework units will provide you with foundation knowledge in a range of specialist and practical areas. You will complete case studies and clinical practice which will help you integrate your knowledge into well-informed clinical decision making. Your studies will emphasise evidence based practice and encourage you to think critically when making decisions.

Please note: Participation is obligatory in laboratory classes which require appropriate disrobing when acting as clients in the peer group, and physically manipulating patients including lifting and supporting people with disabilities.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

A relevant bachelor degree or equivalent and completion of units in anatomy, psychology and human biology or physiology at university level. Study of units in research methods or evidence based practice, physics and statistics is desirable.

Students are required to have a current Senior First Aid Certificate or equivalent and a swimming qualification (Bronze medal, Aquatic Rescue Award, as per Royal lifesaving awards or equivalent) and criminal record screening and clearance before entering the course. 

You will also be required to provide supplementary information with your application.

 

Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course

Notes

Application Deadline: 31st August

Units are structured in a set schedule and you will need to pass all units in a study period before proceeding onto the next study period’s units.

Classes are held during semesters and other study periods.

Fees

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2016 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $31,800*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 225 credits. 600 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Professional recognition

The Physiotherapists Act 2005 requires that all practising physiotherapists must be registered with the Physiotherapist Registration Board of Western Australia.

This course is accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council. Graduates are eligible for registration in any state or territory of Australia. Registration in New Zealand is available under the terms of the Trans-Tasman agreement. Graduates applying for licensure in the United States of America, United Kingdom or Canada will be required to provide details of their program of studies to the relevant bodies and sit a licensing examination.

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.


Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

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