You're considered an Australian student if you are any of the following:
Learn from registered physiotherapists and world-class researchers1, and experience first-hand what it’s like to work in clinical practice in our state-of-the-art Physiotherapy Clinic on-campus.
Practical experience is a major focus of UniSA’s physiotherapy qualifications and practical field placements in a variety of metropolitan, rural, regional and international settings allow you to apply what you have learnt during your studies. We’ve also been teaching in this field for more than 40 years, and are proud of the rich knowledge base we have created for our students.
12015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
1 QILT: Course Experience Questionnaire 2015-2016 overall satisfaction Item
2 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
We are committed to growing your career and we are number one in South Australia for graduate careers1. We have also 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 research2 and this excellence shines through our teaching. We are inspired by challenges and opportunities, and partner with local icons and international organisations to deliver impact and change.
1QILT: Graduate Destinations Survey, 2014 – 2016 Full-Time Employment Indicator
22017 QS Stars Rankings
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:
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:
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.