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Overview

Curtin University Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy)

The Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to start a career in physiotherapy.  In this course you’ll investigate the physical, structural and physiological aspects of the human form and movement and undertake a combination of theoretical, practical and clinical subjects.

You will learn to use an evidence-based approach to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries and disabilities using hands-on treatment, prescriptive exercise and lifestyle advice.

 

Course Structure

Course Structure

Your first year is interprofessional and undertaken with other health sciences students. In following years you will become familiar with acute and long- term case management, and undertake intensive study in the core areas of musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and neurological sciences. Other areas of study include gerontology, paediatrics, gender health issues and pain management.

You will develop practical skills in laboratory classes and complete approximately 1,100 hours in supervised placements in hospitals and community settings, including those in rural and remote locations.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Completion of a provincial high school diploma with an average of 80% or better in Grade 12, however, because of the competitive nature acceptance GPA may run higher.

Students must have completed at least one science course from the following list in their high school studies: biology, chemistry, human biology, integrated science, physics or psychology.

Mathematics is desirable.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

Curtin University’s Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) program is accredited by the Australian Council of Physiotherapy.  Graduates are eligible for physiotherapy registration in any State or Territory of Australia through the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.  Graduates applying to licensing in Canada will be required to provide details of their program of studies to the relevant bodies and sit a licensing examination.

Students wishing to license as a physiotherapist in Canada should contact the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy for procedures and accreditation procedures. The CAP 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.

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Curtin Soars To New Heights In US Global Research & Reputation Ranking


Image from Curtin Soars To New Heights In US Global Research & Reputation Rankinghas risen 30 places to equal 234th in the world, according to the US News and World Report’s latest global rankings.

The fifth annual ranking, which considers the University’s academic research performance and global reputation, also placed Curtin ninth in Australia.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said she was delighted Curtin continued to enhance its performance in global rankings, jumping 30 places from last year’s result.

“The US News and World Report’s Best Global University Rankings show Curtin continues to rise through international rankings, …

Curtin Geochemist Wins ANZAAS Medal For Her Scientific Achievements


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Professor Grice, who is founding Director of the Curtin-based Western Australian Organic and Isotope Geochemistry Centre and based in Curtin’s School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, was presented the The Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS) Medal by Chief Scientist of Western Australia, Professor Peter Klinken AC, yesterday at the University’s Bentley campus.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research Professor Chris Moran congratulated Professor Grice on receiving the medal, saying it was important recognition for both her sustained scientific work and her science advocacy across many disciplines. …

New Research From Curtin University Finds ‘Mind Over Matter’ Key To A Healthy Lifestyle


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People who want to increase their participation in regular exercise and adopt a healthier lifestyle may be best to mentally visualise it, new research by has found.

The research, published in the leading journal Health Psychology, found that ‘mental imagery interventions’, or visualising an activity or task, may be effective in helping people change their behaviours, including moderating alcohol consumption and participating in regular physical activity.

Lead Australian author John Curtin Distinguished Professor Martin Hagger, …

Curtin University Rises In Global Young University Rankings


Image from Curtin University Rises In Global Young University Rankingshas continued to hold its strong position as one of the world’s best universities aged 50 years and under in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings, rising to 68, up from 84 in 2017.

The rise in the highly regarded rankings has also placed Curtin 12th nationally, up from 14th for the previous two years.

Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor John Cordery said he was delighted that Curtin had continued to receive global recognition in these key rankings. …

Curtin University Continues To Rank Amongst The World’s Best


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The latest results released overnight show Curtin achieved ranking in 27 subjects, two more subjects than last year, and ranked as a top 100 university in Mineral and Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Earth and Marine Sciences, Development Studies, Architecture/Built Environment, Education and Sports-related subjects.

The University also ranked for the first time in Linguistics, Biological Sciences and Development Studies.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said the results reflected Curtin’s commitment to providing high-quality research and teaching to a national and international audience. …


ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy)
Length of Program:4 years full time
Intake:February
Application Deadline:No Deadline Date – Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Selection Interview:No interview
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees
Faculty:Health Sciences
Country:Australia