Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Physiotherapists assist people with a range of injuries and ailments, from office workers with stiff necks and sore backs, elite athletes with chronic health management issues, children with developmental delays, and those who have had neurological injury. Whatever the cause of pain or impairment, physiotherapists help to get people moving. Students studying the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at UQ will join a long tradition of teaching, research and graduate excellence at the second largest school for health and rehabilitation sciences in Australia. This program will prepare students for a career caring for people with musculoskeletal, neurological, respiratory and other conditions, using techniques to reduce pain, improve movement and restore muscle control for better mobility. Students will graduate with a highly respected honours qualification, with advanced knowledge and skills that will set them apart in a competitive job market and provide a pathway to future research or learning. Be a leader in the field, gain internationally renowned qualifications and become a skilled healthcare professional who helps people improve their physical mobility.

Course Fee:

International: $193,883

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English; one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Physics recommended); First Aid Certificate (including CPR); Blue Card; evidence of immunisation against blood-borne transmissible viruses or other diseases.


64 units; 900 hours of supervised clinical practice.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.


Australian Physiotherapy Association; Australian Physiotherapy Council; Physiotherapy Board of Australia

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info No Full time 4 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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