Master of Physiotherapy (By Research)

University of Canberra

This program is designed to meet the needs of graduates (from Physiotherapy or another approved area of health science) who wish to further develop their expertise in Physiotherapy by research. It is an opportunity for students with relevant research skills and experience to undertake independent research in an area of interest that contributes to the Physiotherapy literature.

Course Fee:

Australian: $41,520
International: $50,160

Entry Requirements:

A recognised undergraduate Physiotherapy or health sciences degree at honours level or other approved degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution with demonstrated capacity and/or aptitude for research. Depending on the desired area of study and the applicant's discipline background, appropriate bridging requirements may be required.


48 credit points consisting entirely of a thesis, or 75% thesis and 25% coursework

Subjects you can Study:


Further information:

Students undertaking the Master of Physiotherapy (Research) may be required to undergo a Police Record Check prior to undertaking clinical research. Those students are also required to present current immunisation records prior to commencing clinical research. Acknowledgement of the principles of ethical conduct and patient's privacy within the healthcare setting are sought from such students. Healthcare institutions will require students to abide by their guidelines for conduct within their environments.


A higher degree by research in a specific area of Physiotherapy is recognised as a means of achieving credit towards professional specialisation. This course does not fulfil the academic requirements towards entry-level Physiotherapy registration in Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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