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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.

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STUDY MODES

On Campus

RANK CUT OFF

OP:10 SR:79 ATAR:78.7

RANK THRESHOLD

OP:11 SR:77 ATAR:76.5

UNITS/CREDITS

26/192

DURATION

4 years full-time

AVAILABILITY

Bundaberg, Rockhampton

RECOMMENDED STUDY

No recommended study required

CRICOS

075753E

Physiotherapy is a highly respected and evidence-based allied health profession. Physiotherapists work in partnership with patients and their families/carers, together with medical practitioners, nurses and health professionals, to assess, diagnose, manage, and treat a wide range of health conditions and movement disorders.

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) provides high quality and contemporary tertiary education that includes extensive theoretical, clinical, and research experiences to develop highly competent and autonomous Physiotherapy graduates with advanced knowledge and skills. The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) is a four-year degree consisting of 26 units and upon successful completion you will be eligible for registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia as a Physiotherapist.

There is a strong demand for Physiotherapists with employment opportunities in hospital, community and occupational settings. Physiotherapists provide services that extend from health promotion to injury minimisation, acute care, rehabilitation, chronic disease management, occupational health, research, and education.

Core Units 26 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2020Bundaberg Rockhampton
Term 1 - 2021Bundaberg Rockhampton

Applications for Term 1, 2021 close Wednesday, 9 December 2020.

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 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 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 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.

RANK THRESHOLD
OP 11 | SR 77 | ATAR 76.50       
            

The rank threshold is the minimum competitive rank required for your application to be considered for entry to this course.

RANK CUT-OFF
Unadjusted

OP 10 | SR 79 | ATAR 78.7
                               
Adjusted
OP 10 | SR 79 | ATAR 78.7
                                                                         

The rank cut-off score is the competitive rank that was required to gain entry to this course in Term 1 2019. This score may be different from the rank threshold as it is based on applicant scores from Term 1, 2019. It will vary from year to year as it is a historical guide of past performance. The unadjusted score details the ranks before any bonus points were applied and the adjusted score details the ranks if bonus points were applied.


Student Profile

If you would like to know more about entry scores and the student profile for this course view our Course and Entry Score Profile for Term 1, 2020.

Institute Profile
To find out about CQUniversity's Undergraduate Profile for Term 1, 2019 view our Institute Profile.

English (4SA), and a Science subject (Chemistry, Biology or Physics)

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 or:

  • 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 as below:

  • an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 7.0 overall with a minimum 7.0 for Reading and Writing and 7.0 for Speaking and Listening, 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.

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

There is a high demand for Physiotherapists across a range of healthcare settings and with the trend of an ageing population more people are likely to develop physical conditions where physiotherapy can play an important role.

Completing the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) prepares you for a career as a Physiotherapist in a variety of healthcare settings such as:

  • hospitals
  • community health centres
  • rehabilitation units
  • private practice
  • schools
  • research
  • occupational health
  • sport clinics and teams.
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.

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ONLINE STUDY 

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LIFE-LONG LEARNING

You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

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