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University of Sydney Physiotherapy School Postgraduate Entry



The University of Sydney’s Master of Physiotherapy program allows students to develop the ability to use highly-developed clinical reasoning skills to assess, diagnose and treat people with movement problems caused by a wide variety of joint, muscle, nerve and metabolic disorders. You will also learn to help people avoid injuries and maintain a fit and healthy body.

As a physiotherapy student, you will learn from leading academics how to use a range of drug-free techniques to treat and prevent injuries, as well as promote a healthy body. In addition to the high-profile sports side of physiotherapy, graduates also practice in roles that contribute significantly to the wider community, such as the management of neurological conditions, movement disorders, rehabilitation and recovery.

Course Structure

During this two-year degree, you will explore introductory and advanced musculoskeletal, neurological, and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy, applied to patients across the lifespan. Biomechanics, occupational health and community health are incorporated in various units of study, and evidence-based practice and professional practice are embedded throughout the curriculum.

Clinical Work Experience

There are 4 five-week clinical placements in your second year.  You will gain real-world, hands-on training through these clinical placements within Sydney’s extensive network of top-tier hospitals and primary and community healthcare facilities across metropolitan, regional and rural NSW.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a bachelor degree from recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 65%.

Applicants will also need to provide evidence that you have completed the following prerequisites:

  • Human Anatomy**
  • Human Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology

**Applicants will need to have completed at least 2 courses to meet this prerequisite

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

University of Sydney’s Master of Physiotherapy program is accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC) and recognized by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Students wishing to license as a physiotherapist in Canada should contact the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators for procedures and accreditation procedures. The CAPR is the national federation of provincial/territorial regulators in Canada.

KOM Consultants understands the process and requirements needed to enter the Physiotherapy profession in Canada.  Contact KOM Consultants for more information.

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

Award Title:Master of Physiotherapy
Length of Program:2 years full time
Next Intake:March 2020
Selection Interview:Not Required
Application Deadline:October 31st
Number of Seats Available:Approximately 40 Spots
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Health Sciences