Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Subject to final approval.)
Southern Cross University - Coffs Harbour

Course outline

This course develops physiotherapists who have the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively and ethically as primary contact practitioners. It covers functional human anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, neuroscience, pain sciences, therapeutic exercise, psychology, pharmacology and develop an understanding of acute, chronic, acquired, and developmental diseases and injury across the lifespan.
Students will learn and implement strategies and programs to prevent and manage illness and injury and optimise well-being, function and performance, using a person-centred and evidence-based approach.
Graduates will be progressive, adaptive, innovative, and able to incorporate up-to-date evidence and effective technologies, working autonomously and within a team in diverse health care settings, with people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.
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Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
Mathematics, Biology and/or Chemistry
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

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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.

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Career opportunities

Physiotherapists work in settings that could include hospitals, private practice, rehabilitation, sporting teams with athletes, aged care and in collaborative health care teams.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$8,948 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Mid North Coast NSW