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Bachelor of Physiotherapy

BPhty

320 cp

Minimum duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Sydney (North Sydney) NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Physiotherapy course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:

New South Wales
Prerequisites: English (any); plus one of biology, chemistry or physics.

Queensland
Prerequisites: English (4, SA); plus one of biology, chemistry or physics (4, SA).

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 70 cp from Foundation Units;
  2. 30 cp from Interprofessional Units;
  3. 220 cp from Physiotherapy Practice Units.

3. Progression within the Course

Students normally complete a unit or units at an introductory level (100-level) in an approved sequence before undertaking advanced level units (200 or 300-level) in that sequence.

In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the School Committee.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Foundation Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
BIOL119 10 Foundation Biological Science 1
BIOL120 10 Foundation Biological Science 2
PHTY100 10 Physiotherapy Anatomy 1
PHTY101 10 Physiotherapy Anatomy 2
PHTY200 10 Physiotherapy Pathophysiology 1
PHTY201 10 Physiotherapy Pathophysiology 2
PHTY203 10 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Physiotherapists (Pre: BIOL119)

Interprofessional Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
HLSC111 10 The Person, Health and Wellbeing
HLSC120 10 Society, Culture and Health
HLSC220 10 Health Care Ethics (Pre: Foundation Year Units)

Physiotherapy Practice Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
PHTY102 10 Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice 1
PHTY103 10 Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice 2 (Pre: PHTY100. Co: PHTY101)
PHTY202 10 Movement Science and Practice 1 (Pre: PHTY103)
PHTY204 10 Movement Science and Practice 2 (Pre: PHTY202)
PHTY205 10 Cardiorespiratory Science and Practice 1 (Pre: PHTY200)
PHTY206 10 Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 1 (Pre: PHTY100 and PHTY103)
PHTY207 10 Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 2 (Pre: PHTY101 and PHTY206)
PHTY300 10 Cardiorespiratory Science and Practice 2 (Pre: PHTY200 and PHTY205)
PHTY301 10 Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 3 (Pre: PHTY206)
PHTY302 10 Neurological Science and Practice 1 (Pre: PHTY201 and PHTY204)
PHTY303 10 Neurological Science and Practice 2 (Pre: PHTY201 and PHTY204)
PHTY304 10 Paediatric Physiotherapy Practice (Pre: PHTY204)
PHTY305 10 Physiotherapy Practice 1
PHTY306 10 Physiotherapy Practice 2
PHTY400 10 Physiotherapy Practice 3 (Pre: PHTY305)
PHTY401 10 Physiotherapy Practice 4 (Pre: PHTY400)
PHTY402 10 Physiotherapy Clinic 1
PHTY403 10 Physiotherapy Clinic 2
PHTY404 10 Physiotherapy Clinic 3
PHTY405 10 Physiotherapy Clinic 4
PHTY406 10 Physiotherapy Clinic 5
PHTY407 10 Physiotherapy Clinic 6


1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.