Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
CQUniversity - Bundaberg

Course outline

Study the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) and gain the skills, knowledge, and experience to assess, diagnose, manage, and treat a wide range of health conditions and movement disorders. Accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC), graduates will be eligible for registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia. The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) involves extensive professional practice experiences where students will gain practical and relevant experience and opportunities to apply their discipline knowledge and skills to real clients. Education and training will focus on ways to prevent injuries and promote health and well being – skills that are highly valued within the industry. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours).


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.

Other requirements

This course involves extensive practical experience, both through university-based units and clinical education placements that are embedded into the course. In the third and fourth years students are expected to undertake five clinical education placements, each of five weeks duration. To participate in clinical placements, students must meet the security and health requirements. The COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory to be eligible to attend a work-integrated-learning placement for this course.  For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Admissions Criteria

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


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); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Fixed closing date

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Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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

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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

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Recent secondary education

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Career opportunities

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.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$8842 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Wide Bay/Burnett