You’re considered an International student if you are a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
Benefit from over 40 years’ experience in physiotherapy education, strong industry partnerships and curriculum informed by well above world-class research in Clinical Sciences¹.
Commence or advance your career in physiotherapy with UniSA’s undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. You’ll learn from registered physiotherapists and clinicians, and develop valuable clinical expertise in our contemporary on-campus Physiotherapy Clinic.
As a UniSA Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) student, you’ll be studying at the No.1 university in SA for graduate careers in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy². You will have the opportunity to build industry networks through extensive clinical placement opportunities in metropolitan, rural and regional health settings and graduate with honours, setting you apart from the crowd.
Graduates of a bachelor degree in a health-related area may be eligible for the Master of Physiotherapy (Graduate Entry), a two year program designed to meet the registration requirements to practice as a physiotherapist. You will learn from registered physiotherapists and internationally-renowned teachers and clinicians, and experience first-hand what it’s like to work in clinical practice.
We also offer a Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy for qualified physiotherapists seeking to gain advanced knowledge and clinical skills in a range of areas, including musculoskeletal, sports, occupational health and safety, cardiorespiratory, clinical neuroscience, and paediatric physiotherapy. You will complete supervised placements with personal mentoring from advanced clinicians in your area of practice.
12015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
2QILT: Graduate Destinations Survey 2015 and Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016-17 - Rehabilitation Overall Employment Indicator. Public SA-founded universities only.
Benefit from over 40 years’ experience in physiotherapy education.
Learn from internationally-renowned teachers and clinicians.
Gain practical experience through extensive clinical placement opportunities.
Study a degree that is information by our well above world-class research in Clinical Sciences2.
Benefit from our strong industry partnerships and alliances.
Use your qualification as a pathway to further learning, including our Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy.
1QILT: Graduate Destinations Survey 2015 and Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016-17 – Rehabilitation Overall Employment Indicator. Public SA-founded universities only.
22015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).
We have invested more than $2 million in on-campus clinics, including our state-of-the-art Physiotherapy Clinic, to ensure you graduate with valuable real-world experience. You'll also gain practical experience when you work on real-world projects under the supervision of industry professionals.
Want more? UniSA is Australia’s youngest university to receive five-stars in research1 and this excellence shines through our teaching. We are inspired by challenges and opportunities, and partner with local icons and international heavyweights to deliver impact and change.
12017 QS Stars Rankings
Are you after a career change or looking to upgrade your existing skills? Or perhaps you just have an interest in a particular subject area and want to further your experience, skills and knowledge. We offer a suite of short programs that will allow you to build your knowledge and skill set.
Designed in collaboration with expert academics, program content is industry-relevant and up-to-date. Short programs include:
As a physiotherapist you will assess and treat patients with injury or disease, devise and implement rehabilitative plans, and provide ongoing care and assessment.
As an accredited physiotherapist you may gain employment in a range of settings, including:
We are a globally connected university, our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.
Our students have had placements and internships with organisations like:
Bachelor of Physiotherapy student Danielle shares her experience of her rural placement at Sports Physiotherapy in Port Lincoln, supported by UniSA’s Department of Rural Health.