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Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

During the Bachelor of Physiotherapy at The University of Notre Dame Australia  you will undertake a comprehensive program, including specialised physiotherapy studies, behavioural and health sciences, and clinical development. Upon graduation, you will be eligible for registration as a physiotherapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA) and full membership of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

At Notre Dame, we explore every avenue of physiotherapy practice in your on-campus studies and 1200 hours of clinical practice (practicum). 

You will develop clinical assessment and intervention skills in laboratories, simulated learning environments, and through exposure to patients in physiotherapy practices, hospitals or community health settings in both urban and rural centres.

Career:

The following careers are open to graduates of this program:

  • Cardiorespiratory
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurology
  • Paediatrics
  • Research
  • Clinical
  • Academic teaching

Accreditation

Accreditation by the Australian Physiotherapy Council

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    800 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Neuromusculoskeletal System 
  • Soft Tissue Injury Management
  • Developmental Psychology and Mental Health in Physiotherapy
  • Anatomy & Physiology of Body Systems
  • Movement Sciences for Physiotherapy
  • Principles of Clinical Rehabilitation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    94

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 045167E
  • Indicative ATAR of 90 or equivalent with a score of 50+ in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD)OR
  • Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 33
  • In order to be a competitive applicant, it is strongly preferred that school leaver prospective students have studied at least one of the following ATAR courses:
    • Mathematics Specialist;
    • Mathematics Methods;
    • Human Biology;
    • Physics; and/or
    • Chemistry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22835 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22835 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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