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Masters (Coursework)

Find out about studying a Master of Physiotherapy at University of Canberra.
Entry Requirements
Admission Requirements

This course has an early closing date to submit applications by the 31st May of every year for domestic applicants and 31st March every year for international applicants. Domestic applicants must apply through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Students should apply at: http://www.uac.edu.au/postgraduate/

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
A) a completed bachelor degree in a health science discipline* with a credit or higher average, and
B) degree level studies in musculoskeletal anatomy, advanced functional anatomy, physiology of exercise and biomechanics.

* Health science disciplines include exercise physiology, exercise science, exercise and sports science, medical science, biomedical science, health science, human movement, physiotherapy, physical therapy, applied science, human biology, medicine, rehabilitation science, human nutrition, occupational therapy.

Study Mode
In person
Financial Support
Austudy
Graduate Satisfaction
84.10%

Masters (Coursework)

Our program in musculoskeletal physiotherapy has run since 1983 and attracts qualified practitioners from around Austral…
Entry Requirements
Health sciences courses
Graduate Satisfaction
80.90%

Bachelor

Commencing semester 1: 4 years full-time as accelerated (equivalent to 4.
Entry Requirements
Health sciences courses
Duration
3.5 years full-time, 4.5 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
84.40%

Masters (Coursework)

This course offers a fast-track pathway to becoming a physiotherapist.
Entry Requirements
IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System) Writing 7.0 Speaking 7.0 Reading 7.0 Listening 7.0 Overall band score 7.0
Duration
2.42 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$31,800 per year / $76,850 total
Financial Support
Austudy
Graduate Satisfaction
87.40%

Masters (Coursework)

Find out about studying a Master of Physiotherapy at University of Canberra.
Entry Requirements
Admission Requirements

This course has an early closing date to submit applications by the 31st May of every year for domestic applicants and 31st March every year for international applicants. Domestic applicants must apply through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Students should apply at: http://www.uac.edu.au/postgraduate/

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
A) a completed bachelor degree in a health science discipline* with a credit or higher average, and
B) degree level studies in musculoskeletal anatomy, advanced functional anatomy, physiology of exercise and biomechanics.

* Health science disciplines include exercise physiology, exercise science, exercise and sports science, medical science, biomedical science, health science, human movement, physiotherapy, physical therapy, applied science, human biology, medicine, rehabilitation science, human nutrition, occupational therapy.

Study Mode
In person
Financial Support
Austudy
Graduate Satisfaction
84.10%

Masters (Coursework)

At The University of Notre Dame Australia we are dedicated to the growth of a strong and innovative research culture.
Entry Requirements
The following criteria apply to students seeking admission to the Master of Research program:Possession of an undergraduate degree from a recognised university which has been completed at a superior standard and which demonstrates the applicant’s potential to undertake and complete research-based study at AQF level 9 equivalence.In exceptional circumstances, an equivalent academic or professional background that is considered by the Dean of the School to be an appropriate preparation for independent study and research work at Master’s level.You may be required to demonstrate an ability to understand and communicate in both written and spoken English at a level adequate for the purpose of pursuing the program of study.
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person

Masters (Coursework)

This course provides graduate physiotherapists with opportunities to develop advanced clinical and practical skills in m…
Entry Requirements
Health sciences courses
Graduate Satisfaction
80.90%

Bachelor

Commencing semester 1: 4 years full-time, or part-time equivalentCommencing June/July: 3.
Entry Requirements
Health sciences courses
Duration
3.5 years full-time, 4.5 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
75.00%

Masters (Coursework)

Find out about studying a Master of Physiotherapy at University of Canberra.
Entry Requirements
Admission Requirements

This course has an early closing date to submit applications by the 31st May of every year for domestic applicants and 31st March every year for international applicants. Domestic applicants must apply through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Students should apply at: http://www.uac.edu.au/postgraduate/

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
A) a completed bachelor degree in a health science discipline* with a credit or higher average, and
B) degree level studies in musculoskeletal anatomy, advanced functional anatomy, physiology of exercise and biomechanics.

* Health science disciplines include exercise physiology, exercise science, exercise and sports science, medical science, biomedical science, health science, human movement, physiotherapy, physical therapy, applied science, human biology, medicine, rehabilitation science, human nutrition, occupational therapy.

Study Mode
In person
Financial Support
Austudy
Graduate Satisfaction
84.10%

Masters (Coursework)

This course provides graduate physiotherapists with an opportunity to develop advanced clinical skills in sports physiot…
Entry Requirements
Health sciences courses
Graduate Satisfaction
80.90%

Master of Physiotherapy overview

A master’s degree in physiotherapy typically takes around two years to complete. Research and coursework modes of study are available at many different universities, although coursework degrees are more common.

Coursework masters

A coursework masters is the most commonly studied physiotherapy masters degree. This allows you to choose from a range of subject areas and also to specialise in a particular area if you choose. Practical components and clinical placements also form part of the course.

Research masters

A research masters is for those that wish to delve deeper into a particular area, wish to go on to complete a PhD or pursue a career in academia. A specific research project is generally undertaken during the course of study.

Employment options

Successful completion of a masters degree will enable you to register with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia and gain employment as a physiotherapist. Work can then be sought in a range of settings including hospitals, private clinics, community health centres or aged care facilities.

Scholarships and funding

Some research master’s courses in Australia come with a basic level of funding if they are taken full-time. You can review hundreds of scholarships for which physiotherapy is eligible here.

Austudy support for coursework programs is approved on a university by university basis.

Prerequisites and selection process

Entry into a masters of physiotherapy course typically requires an undergraduate degree in the fields of health sciences. A GPA minimum of around 5 is typical, as well as a criminal history screening prior to acceptance.

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