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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Master of Physiotherapy Studies

  • Masters (Coursework)

Build on your undergraduate degree and qualify as an accredited physiotherapist in just 2 years with the Master of Physiotherapy Studies.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
5267, 039545A
Intake Months
International Fees
$58,920 per year / $117,840 total

About this course

This 2-year full-time program is designed to equip you with the theoretical knowledge, skills and professional attributes for a career in physiotherapy. You'll gain an extensive body of knowledge and the clinical abilities, problem-solving skills and professional attributes to provide competent physiotherapy service in a wide range of contexts.

This postgraduate program is designed for people who have completed an approved bachelor's degree and appropriate prerequisite study in human anatomy, human physiology, psychology and statistics.

Through the program, you'll learn how physiotherapy can be applied in assisting in the physical management of the cardio-respiratory system, improving balance and motor control for better function and the promotion of motor development and coordination. You'll also study physical methods to control pain and therapeutic exercise for impaired muscle systems.

You'll undertake extensive supervised clinical placements in UQ's onsite clinics, hospitals, schools and other healthcare organisations and private practices, allowing you to apply your learning with real clients.

You'll graduate with the skills, knowledge and confidence to flourish in your career as an accredited physiotherapist.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Gain clinical experience throughout the program to be confident that you're job-ready upon graduation.
  • Open pathways to further specialisation such as a Master of Physiotherapy or a PhD.
  • Join a school that leads in rehabilitation teaching and research, and has offered physiotherapy studies since 1938.