Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy - Musculoskeletal

University of South Australia

The Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) enables qualified and experienced physiotherapists to gain advanced theoretical knowledge and clinical skills in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. It aims to provide physiotherapists with an advanced qualification in musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice through advancing their knowledge, clinical skills and application of evidence based practice.

Course Fee:

Australian: $28,700
International: $37,500

Entry Requirements:

Completed Bachelor degree or equivalent professional entry level qualification in Physiotherapy; minimum one year full-time, or equivalent, physiotherapy practice in a relevant field following completion of entry level qualification; and eligibility for registration as a physiotherapist or limited registration under supervision with the Australian Health Practitioner Registering Authority. Students must apply for limited registration after acceptance into the program; International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards within the last two years.


36 units including 9 units of evidence based practice and courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Advanced clinical physiotherapy; Musculoskeletal physiotherapy theory and practice; Pain mechanisms; Pain assessment, Rehabilitation and management

Further information:

Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (South Australia), all students enrolled in this program must be registered with the relevant National Board either as general registration or limited registration under supervision. The registration process is undertaken by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with the University providing notification to AHPRA following a student's enrolment in the program. International students studying in Australia should note that up to 25% of the courses will be delivered in external mode.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00121B

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City East No info Yes Full time 1 year
City East No info Yes Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

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