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The Master of Physiotherapy (subject to accreditation) is just a two-year, graduate-entry degree leading to qualification for enrollment as a physiotherapist in Australia. Innovative and practice-based in approach, the course's core areas of study include musculo skeletal, sport rehab, neurological, orthopaedic and cardiorespiratory physiotherapy, across the lifespan. Gerontology, occupational health and paediatric components are incorporated as well as chances to learn about professional training, inter-professional team work, leadership, quality assurance and to attempt a research project. Manufactured by leading Physio-Therapy academics and also our professional instructional designer, the course's subject material is delivered within an integrated, student-focused manner, using cuttingedge technologies and strong links with the livelihood. Expert guest lecturers and professional educators have been utilized during the course to guarantee significance and real world application of material. Over the two-year course students complete approximately 700 hours of clinical placement, sourced to their own, addressing an assortment of client groups across the lifespan. Clinical placements in hospitals and private training have been carefully selected to complement in-class learning and offer oversight by experienced physiotherapists. Students are allocated plantations over the Sydney metropolitan area, with potential chances also available in rural and regional preferences. Physiotherapists work in various specialisations around private or community settings, athletic clubs and rehab centres.
This new course is in the advanced stages of certification by the Australian Physiotherapy Council. The certification process applies to all physiotherapy classes to ensure superior instruction and adherence together with AHPRA requirements for registration as a physiotherapist in Australia. New classes must achieve certification before commencing the application.
- Completed a UTS recognised bachelor degree in health, science, exercise and human movement, or equivalent or higher qualification, or filed additional evidence of general and professional qualifications which shows potential to pursue graduate studies. Entrance is competitive and assessment relies on grade point average (GPA). Applicants should also have completed the following prerequisites in a tertiary degree within the last 10 years: human body
- Human physiology
- Exercise Tool
- Psychology. Students should have completed an approved degree in health science or practice science from UTS or another university, with a GPA of 5/7 or a weighted average mark (WAM) of 65. Students must provide proof requirement subjects to be able to gain entry into the program.