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Overview

University of Canberra Bachelor of Physiotherapy Overview

This is a four year degree suitable for students wishing to enter the physiotherapy profession. It incorporates lectures, practical and tutorial sessions, and a physiotherapy-specific work experience component, known as work integrated learning. Classes include the foundational knowledge and skills in anatomy, human physiology and psychology, and progress to apply this to the understanding, clinical reasoning, treatment and evaluation skills that a physiotherapist requires.

This course was developed in consultation with the Australian Physiotherapy Council. Pending accreditation of the program, graduates will be eligible for registration as a physiotherapist.

The curriculum is evidence based and research led. The Bachelor of Physiotherapy is available with an integrated honours program, which provides research opportunities for those wishing to develop their research and enquiry skills.

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Clinical Work Experience

Professional experience will be gained in public hospitals, community centres and private practices in the ACT, its surrounding region and throughout Australia. Clinical experience is developed in the core areas of musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiorespiratory physiotherapy. Placements may also be taken in our own Faculty of Health student led clinics.

Entry Requirements

Completed high school diploma carrying competitive grades. Applicants must have mathematics and either biology or human movement, and physics or chemistry.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

The University of Canberra’s Master of Physiotherapy course has been accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council. Graduates of University of Canberra’s Master of Physiotherapy are eligible for registration as a Physiotherapist by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Graduates applying to licensing in Canada, UK or the USA 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.

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Whilst bushfires continue to impact parts of Australia, at present there is no bushfire threat in South East Queensland where Griffith’s five campuses are located.

Fortunately, Canberra has not been directly affected by the current bushfires. While we have experienced a short term decline in air quality as a result of smoke from the New South Wales fires, …

University Of Canberra Rises To World’s Top 40 Young Universities


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The has continued to rise to sit at number 34 in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The rankings list the world’s best universities aged 50 years or under, and the latest results cement the ’s place among the world’s top 40 young universities.

Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Deep Saini, said the ranking was welcome news.

“We are delighted with the latest results from the THE Young University rankings. …

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The new Hospital (UCH) has welcomed its first students undertaking placements through the dedicated Clinical Education and Research Centre (CERC).

The CERC, a collaboration between ACT Health and the , is an innovative teaching facility that allows for valuable practical training and greater teaching and research opportunities between the two organisations.

Students studying a variety of health-related degrees at the began classes and placements at the new hospital earlier this month. …

University Of Canberra Soars In Young Universities Ranking


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The has cemented its place among the world’s top 100 young universities according to new rankings.

The University has soared to number 58 in the prestigious 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The ranking, which lists the best universities under 50 years of age, saw the climb 33 places after being named at number 91 last year.

Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deep Saini said the ranking was terrific news. …

University Of Canberra Researcher Named Recipient Of Humanities Award


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The ’s Dr Ana Tanasoca is the joint recipient of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal, Australia’s most prestigious award for early-career researchers in the humanities.

Dr Tanasoca, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University’s Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, has been recognised for her work around the ethical and political problems that accompany dual citizenship and questions of multiple citizenship.

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Length of Program:4 years Full Time
Intake:February
Application Deadline:End of August
Selection Interview:No Interview required
Application Outcome:Rolling Admission
Number of Seats Available:Limited
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Faculty of Health
Country:Australia