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Australian Catholic University, Australia, North Sydney

Physiotherapy, Bachelor

  • Physiotherapy, Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Domestic

Indicative Fees

AUD 9,003

Study mode

On Campus

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Course Highlights

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy is for those who want to prevent injury and disability in others as well as rehabilitate those already injured.

Career Opportunities

A medical degree is a vocational degree, allowing you to develop the practical and clinical capabilities specific to medicine, as well as the professional and personal attributes necessary to become a doctor Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Cardiologist Clinical radiologist General practice doctor Hospital doctor Pathologist Physician associate Psychiatrist Surgeon There are over 60 specialist areas of medicine; information on each can be found at NHS Health Careers. Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Adult nurse Anaesthetist Children's nurse Healthcare scientist, genomics Higher education lecturer International aid/development worker Mental health nurse Midwife Neurologist Paramedic Research scientist (life sciences) Science writer Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

You will learn how to identify, assess and treat conditions:musculoskeletalcardiorespiratoryorthopaedicneurologicalAs 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. I want to find another Bachelor Course Possible career paths include:cardiorespiratorycommunity health centres and/or private practiceergonomicsgerontologyhospitals and rehabilitation unitsorthopaedicspaediatricsrehabilitationsports physiotherapywomen's healthGraduates 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.Career PathsGraduates may work in a variety of areas including rehabilitation, paediatrics, women's health, sports physiotherapy, cardiorespiratory, orthopaedics, gerontology and ergonomics, hospitals and rehabilitation units, community health centres and/or private practice.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.

Subjects

Programme Structure Courses Included:Physiotherapy Anatomy 1 Physiotherapy Anatomy 2 Human Biology 1 Human Biology 2 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Physiotherapists Pathophysiology for Physiotherapy Neuroscience for Physiotherapy Psychology for Allied Health Health Care Ethics

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Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements The equivalent of Australian Year 12 including studies in science, plus an overall academic IELTS score of 7.0 (with no band less than 7.0). Honours The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) program is embedded into Years 3 and 4 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Pass) program. To be eligible to apply for admission to the Honours program, a student must have completed 160 cp from Years 1 and 2 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy pass degree, with a grade point average of at least 5.75. Recognised international high school qualification English language proficiency.

English Entry Requirement

7

Contact Details

Australian Catholic University

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