Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Physiotherapists help to get people moving, from office workers with stiff necks, to elite athletes, children with disability and elderly people with degenerative conditions. As a Physiotherapy (Honours) student, you’ll become a skilled healthcare professional who helps people improve their mobility, function and reduce pain. From your first year, you will build a strong foundation of applied study in medical science, physiotherapy science, anatomy, professional ethics, psychology and therapeutic exercise, to prepare you to care for people with musculoskeletal, neurological, respiratory and other conditions. For more information, visit Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) at UQ.

Other requirements

On admission, the following requirements must be met: first aid certificate (including CPR); Blue Card; current status information with respect to blood-borne transmissible viruses and tuberculosis (TB); and a schedule of immunisations. Details about these requirements are made available at the time of offer. For more information, visit Placements.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
99.30
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.90

98.60

95.40

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.95

99.35

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

0

0

79

<5*

0

49

167

Percentage of all students

N/P#

0.0%

0.0%

47.3%

<5*

0.0%

29.3%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Graduates work as physiotherapists in hospitals, community health centres and agencies, rehabilitation units, preschool and school programs and private practice offering treatments to a full range of patients. They may specialise in areas such as sports physiotherapy, musculoskeletal physiotherapy, paediatrics, neurology, cardiorespiratory, orthopaedics or other fields of particular interest, or work in research or consultancy roles in educational, industrial or government institutions.

Membership

Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Course Code
726002
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$9160 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Location
Brisbane