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University of of South Australia Physiotherapy School Undergraduate Entry



University of South Australia’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy prepares students for a rewarding career as a registered physiotherapist in the fast-growing physiotherapy industry, where you will be eligible to work as a first contact professional and valued member of allied health care teams.  Your studies will develop your capability to assess, treat and prevent human movement disorders, enabling people to lead healthy and functional lives.

Going to the University of South Australia will allow you to:

  • Study at a university with more than 50 years’ experience in delivering physiotherapy education and research.
  • Study the only accredited undergraduate four-year physiotherapy degree in South Australia.
  • Learn from the No.1 University in South Australia for graduate careers in Physiotherapy.
  • Benefit from our strong industry partnerships and alliances when you complete clinical placements as part of your study.
  • Graduate with clinical experience when you learn in our on-campus Physiotherapy Clinics.
  • Enjoy a rewarding career helping people to develop, maintain, restore and optimize their health and function.
  • Undertake an honours component focusing on research or professional studies.
  • Study a degree that is informed by our above world-class research in Physiotherapy

Course Outline

During your first years of study at UniSA you will learn the basic medical sciences in courses such as human anatomy, physiology and psychology relevant to determinants of human health and function. The remainder of the degree focuses on abnormal movement and the prevention and treatment of disease and disability.

You will be trained not only to work as an autonomous practitioner concerned with prevention and management of disability and illness in the workplace or community, but also as a member of a healthcare team concerned with the physical and psychosocial rehabilitation of people who are ill or disabled.

Throughout your learning you will participate in:

  • laboratory classes, where you will develop manual and technical skills, and
  • professional practical experience at our on-campus Physiotherapy Clinic and during field placements.

Clinical Work Experience

Throughout your studies you will undertake supervised clinical practice with patients within a vast range of industry organisations. Some of your placements will also take place in UniSA’s very own state-of-the-art Physiotherapy Clinics, located on-campus and within a variety of metropolitan, rural and regional health settings. Students spend at least one of their placements outside Adelaide in a country or interstate location and are also required to undertake placements outside of teaching weeks.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Students need to have a High School Diploma with a minimum 90% GPA. Assumed knowledge in Biology and Physics.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

University of South Australia’s  Bachelor of 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.

Award Title:Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Length of Program:4 years full time
Application DeadlineDeadline TBC
InterviewNo Interview Required
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees
Faculty:Allied Health and Human Performance