Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy)

Curtin University

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Overview

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

Investigate the physical, structural and physiological aspects of the human form and movement. You will learn to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries and disabilities using hands-on treatment, prescriptive exercise and lifestyle advice.

In this course, you will undertake a combination of theoretical, practical and clinical subjects.

Your first year of the course is interprofessional and is taken with other health sciences students. You will learn foundational skills critical to physiotherapy.

The following years will be devoted to a more intensive study of the musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiopulmonary areas.

You will develop practical skills in laboratory classes and under clinical supervision at hospitals and community settings. You will become familiar with acute and long-term case management, and may take placements in rural and remote healthcare settings.
Placements

Students undertake over 1000 hours of clinical placements and activities prior to graduation.

Careers

Physiotherapists may work in sports organisations, hospitals, nursing homes, schools, industry, long-term rehabilitation centres, local community practice,...

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