The MSc (Physiotherapy) degree provides education and preparation for clinical practice as a physiotherapist; completion of the program prepares students for the licensing exams necessary to practice physiotherapy.
Basic science content is integrated with physiotherapy-specific course content across eight academic modules addressing the following transcurricular themes:
|Clinical reasoning and best practices||Ethical reasoning and cultural sensitivity|
|Professionalism, leadership and collaboration||Innovation and entrepreneurship|
|Health promotion and secondary prevention|
Clinical placements (one - two week and five - six weeks duration), under professional supervision, are taken at a variety of facilities at intervals throughout the program.
The MSc (Physiotherapy) program is designed to develop an educational qualification for entry to the physiotherapy profession. View the academic timetable.
Physiotherapy presents a variety of job opportunities. Physiotherapists may work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary health-care team. Physiotherapists can work in:
|Health care management and more|
Others may choose to pursue further study and/or conduct research to advance their understanding of preventative measures and innovative treatments that promote mobility and functionality in patients.
The MSc Physiotherapy, entry to practice degree, is an intensive program completed over 24 months. To apply, applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.3.