Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
CQUniversity - Cairns

Course outline

Study this course to 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).

Note

This course has strict enrolment requirements. Successful applicants must accept the offer and enrol in units with CQU by the date stated on the offer letter. If you fail to do so, or if you withdraw from your units within this course, your offer will be revoked. This requirement applies irrespective of whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally in your QTAC application.

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 this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Health or Physical Education (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications for this course close on Friday, 6 December 2024.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

94.65

86.50

71.30

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

96.65

89.05

78.75

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, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

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
821422
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$9866 (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
Cairns & Far North Queensland