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Swinburne University of Technology

  • 23% international / 77% domestic

Master of Physiotherapy

  • Masters (Coursework)

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MA-PHYS, 098499B
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Domestic Fees
$41,598 per year / $83,196 total
International Fees
$41,598 per year

About this course

The Master of Physiotherapy program at Swinburne will produce entry to practice with physiotherapists who are confident and enterprising health professionals who will lead practice, innovation and business creation in healthcare. They will have immediate workforce value with competency in Physiotherapy skills that are informed by research and evidence, literacy in digital health, skills in business and entrepreneurship. Graduates will be agile, resilient and engage in community and global contexts within health.

Study locations


Career pathways

The Swinburne graduate attributes signify that Swinburne intends that its teaching courses assist all its graduates to be:
  • capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas
  • entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace or community
  • effective and ethical in work and community situations
  • adaptable and able to manage change
  • aware of local and international environments in which they will be contributing.

Course structure

To qualify for the award of Master of Physiotherapy, students must complete 225 credit points comprising:
  • fourteen theory units of study (175 credit points)
  • four clinical placement units of study (50 credit points)
Maximum Academic CreditThe maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Master of Physiotherapy is 100 credit points (normally eight units)

Credit for prior study or work

Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about credit.