In this course you'll major in continence and women's health, manipulative therapy or sports physiotherapy. All majors study the philosophy of evidence-based practice and develop practical skills in identifying, acquiring, evaluating and using evidence. You will further your clinical decision-making skills through the use of statistical analysis, including the examination of various forms of statistical testing.
You will choose from a range of specialised higher-level units and be given the opportunity to study clinical management, examining the theories and techniques of physiotherapy practice. You will also study models of service delivery, current developments in physiotherapy care, promotion of health and prevention of disease and dysfunction in the client group.
Clinical practice is a significant component of this course. During your placement you will detail a variety of case histories and evaluate each as a reflective practitioner.
Please note: Participation is obligatory in laboratory classes which require appropriate disrobing when acting as clients in the peer group, and physically manipulating patients including lifting and supporting people with disabilities.
Credit for previous study
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis. Supporting documentation should accompany all applications for recognition of prior learning.
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strives to give high achieving international students the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised education through offering the Merit Scholarship. The Merit Scholarship will give you up to 25 per cent of your first year tuition fees and if you enrol in an ELB program at Curtin English before studying at Curtin, you will also receive a 10 per cent discount on your Curtin English fees.
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A bachelor degree in physiotherapy or equivalent, plus at least two years' relevant clinical experience. Applicants must be registered physiotherapists with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia or be eligible for limited registration for postgraduate training in Australia. You will also be required to provide supplementary information with your application. Minimum English language entry requirements: IELTS Writing- 7.0, Speaking- 7.0, Reading- 7.0, Listening- 7.0, Overall band score- 7.0.