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Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) - CB85

Study the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at CQUniversity and develop the knowledge and skills required to practice as a Physiotherapist.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On Campus

RANK THRESHOLD

SR:77 ATAR:77

UNITS/CREDITS

26/192

DURATION

4 years full-time

AVAILABILITY

Bundaberg, Rockhampton

RECOMMENDED STUDY

N/A

CRICOS

075753E

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at CQUniversity is a four-year course designed to develop your skills and enable you to practise as a Physiotherapist.

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession concerned with human function and movement. Physiotherapists use a range of methods in their work including exercise, manual techniques, education and advice.

You will develop the skills to become confident in assessing, treating and managing a range of conditions for people of all ages. In addition, your education and training will focus on ways to prevent injuries and promote health and well being- skills that are highly valued within the industry.

The course includes a large practical component through both university-based units and clinical education placements in a range of settings. This allows you to put your learning into practice, gain real-life work experience and graduate work-ready.

Core Units 26 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete 26 core units.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2021Bundaberg Rockhampton
Term 1 - 2022Bundaberg Rockhampton
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
Unit NameCodeDescription
Professional Physiotherapy Practice 1PSIO13002Students are required to complete an extensive 5 week clinical placement in this unit. Students may be required to travel to complete the 5 week clinical placement. Students will be financially responsible for clinical placement accommodation and travel costs.
Professional Physiotherapy Practice 3PSIO14002Students are required to complete an extensive 5 week clinical placement in this unit. Students may be required to travel to complete the 5 week clinical placement. Students will be financially responsible for clinical placement accommodation and travel costs.
Professional Physiotherapy Practice 2PSIO13003Students are required to complete an extensive 5 week clinical placement in this unit. Students may be required to travel to complete the 5 week clinical placement. Students will be financially responsible for clinical placement accommodation and travel costs.
Professional Physiotherapy Practice 4PSIO14003Students are required to complete an extensive 5 week clinical placement in this unit. Students may be required to travel to complete the 5 week clinical placement. Students will be financially responsible for clinical placement accommodation and travel costs.
Professional Physiotherapy Practice 5PSIO14004Students are required to complete an extensive 5 week clinical placement in this unit. Students may be required to travel to complete the 5 week clinical placement. Students will be financially responsible for clinical placement accommodation and travel costs.
This course is not offered via distance education, however, students will undertake some units via distance education and will be required to attend compulsory residential schools.
Entry scores are not applicable for this course.

English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent; one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years of:

  • A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA of 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United states of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 7.0 with a minimum 7.0 in each subset; or
  • an Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.

Each student will be assessed individually.

Security Requirements

As a part of this course, students will undertake clinical placements. To participate in clinical placements, students require the following: - CQUniversity Student Declaration - Queensland Health Student Deed Poll - Working with Children Card - Criminal Police Check Additional checks and documentation may also be required, depending on the type of placement site as different organisations / placement sites.

Health Requirements

As a part of this course, students will undertake clinical placements. To participate in clinical placements students require the following vaccinations: - Hepatitis B - Measles, Mumps and Rubella - DTpa (Whooping Cough) - Varicella (Chicken Pox) - Tuberculosis Screening Additional vaccinations may also be required. This will depend on the type of placement site and the site location, as different states have different vaccinations regulations and requirements. Students are also required to hold a current First Aid / CPR certificate.

Assumed Knowledge

N/A

Graduates of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) can find employment in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, community health centres, private practices, schools and sporting teams. Graduates may also work in education and research.

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at Rockhampton and Bundaberg campuses is accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC).

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

This course is available at our regional campuses, and you will automatically be eligible for an International Student Scholarship – Regional

QueenslandROK: 851422; BDG: 811422

If you apply via a Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) listed under 'How to Apply', please use the relevant TAC code listed above to complete your application.

YOUR CAREER OPTIONS
The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) offers a high-quality and up-to-date education in the field of physiotherapy and is accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC). On successful completion, you will be eligible for registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia, qualifying you to practise as a physiotherapist in a variety of healthcare settings such as hospitals, community health centres, private practice, schools and with sporting teams.

You will be prepared for a wide scope of physiotherapy roles from working with patients with cardiorespiratory, or neurological concerns to those with musculoskeletal concerns.

REAL-WORLD OPPORTUNITIES
Your studies take place in purpose-built physiotherapy labs that prepare you with the skills and knowledge required to participate in a range of work placement environments.

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) involves extensive professional practice experiences where you will gain practical and relevant experience and opportunities to apply your discipline knowledge and skills to real clients. During your third and fourth year of study, you will complete five clinical placements, each of five weeks duration.

While every endeavour is made for your professional practice experiences to be close to home, you may be required to travel to another location to complete your professional practice and this will be at your own expense.

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

Apply direct

CQUniversity has equipped me to achieve my goals – you’re taught by people with 20 to 30 years’ clinical experience who are able to teach you the little bits and bobs that you can’t get out of a textbook.

Daniel O'Connor

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

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