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Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice.

  • : Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus, Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, Victoria, 3086, MELBOURNE, Australia

Overview

Improve quality of life as a respected physiotherapist.

By studying La Trobe's Bachelor of Applied Science/Master of Physiotherapy, you'll learn from experienced, practicing physiotherapists and develop skills to help patients recuperate from physical disabilities and movement disorders. In final year you can pursue a range of specialty areas including advanced neurology and private practice.

You'll learn:

Bioscience

Gain important knowledge of the major organ systems of the body such as the renal, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive and reproductive systems.

Physiotherapy skills

Understand how to improve people's quality of life through biomechanics, patient education, safe handling, and assessment and prevention strategies.

Women's health and paediatrics

Learn about gender and age specific practice including pathology, clinical complications, aetiology and physiotherapy care.

Cardiothoracic, neurological and musculoskeletal dysfunction

Be able to treat people for a variety of conditions as they relate to the heart and circulatory system, brain and nerves, muscles and skeleton.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognized in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Career Outcomes

Graduates in this field are highly employable and in demand, with opportunities arising in clinical settings, hospitals, community health centres and more. La Trobe's physiotherapy graduates have found work with Melbourne Victory, Essendon Football Club, Monash Health, St Vincent's Hospital, the AFL Players' Association and private practices throughout the world.

 

Physiotherapist

  • Use your physiotherapy skills, bedside manner and knowledge of the human body to help patients reach their maximum level of recovery.
  • Work individually or as part of a team.
  • Assess people's physical state to determine the best mode of treatment.
  • Build and sustain patient relationships.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice is accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council. Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice may be eligible to apply for registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia. Professional registration may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

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Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice.
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Duration
4.5 years
Start Date
02-Mar-2020
Price
45400.00
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Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution
Location
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus, Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, Victoria, 3086, MELBOURNE, Australia
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La Trobe University Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus, Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, Victoria, 3086, MELBOURNE, Australia
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