Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Australian Catholic University - ACU

Student rating (4.01) from 136 reviews
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Overview

Bachelor Degree
Sydney
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy is for those who want to prevent injury and disability in others as well as rehabilitate those already injured.You will learn how to identify, assess and treat conditions:

musculoskeletal
cardiorespiratory
orthopaedic
neurological
As a graduate, you will be a skilled physiotherapist who can work with everyone from children to the elderly, as well as deal with gender-specific issues.

Possible career paths include:

cardiorespiratory
community health centres and/or private practice
ergonomics
gerontology
hospitals and rehabilitation units
orthopaedics
paediatrics
rehabilitation
sports physiotherapy
women’s health
Graduates can also work as consultants in educational, government and industrial institutions, and/or conduct research that contributes to the knowledge base of the profession.

This physiotherapy course also offers students clinical placements during which they will be supervised by a clinical facilitator. During each placement they will develop and integrate knowledge, skills and professional behaviours in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Physiotherapy Council.

High achieving Bachelor of Physiotherapy students can undertake honours in the third and fourth years, provided they meet admission requirements.
Careers

Graduates may work in a variety of areas including rehabilitation, paediatrics, women’s health, sports physiotherapy, cardiorespiratory, orthopaedics, gerontology...

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Additional Information

Students will undertake clinical placements in which they will be supervised by a clinical facilitator. Clinical placements allow students to use t...

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