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Physiotherapy Schools in Australia

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Charles Sturt University Physiotherapy School

Program Overview - Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Apply to CSU Physiotherapy School - Bachelor of Physiotherapy
University: Charles Sturt University
Program: Bachelor of Physiotherapy
University Location: New South Wales, Australia
City Population: 40,000
Student Population: 1,800 (Orange)
Campus Locations: Albury-Wodonga, Orange, Port Macquarie
Program Duration: 4 years
Semester Intake: March each year
Next Avail. Intake: March 2020
Annual Indicative Tuition: $32,960 AUD (2019)
Entry Requirements: Completion of a high school diploma

With a proud history spanning nearly two decades, the Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Charles Sturt University has a reputation for producing highly sought after graduates who have gone on to launch physiotherapy careers in Australia and overseas.

CSU's School of Community Health works in partnership with communities to provide allied health education and research. Facilities designed to simulate clinical environments found in real workplaces include a musculoskeletal clinic, hospital ward, rehabilitation gym, movement laboratory, on-campus clinics, skills laboratories and simulation facilities.

While studying, students will treat their first patients in the on-campus Community Engagement and Wellness Centre, as well as participating in workplace learning experiences. This ensures that graduates will be industry ready and equipped with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to start their careers.

CSU's graduate employment rate for OT and physio is 90% (top 5 in Australia), and the satisfaction rate is 87%.

 

Unique Features of the Program

To ensure that you graduate as a confident and successful practitioner, your course includes 1,000 hours of clinical experience. This is essential to develop high-level skills in clinical reasoning as preparation for employment in health and community contexts. Clinical education opportunities will prepare you to work in diverse environments, including regional, rural and remote communities, and to collaborate with other allied health professionals.

 

Professional Certification/Accreditation Information

CSU's Bachelor of Physiotherapy has been awarded full accreditation with the Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC). Graduates of the course are eligible for registration in all states and territories of Australia and may also work internationally.

Canadian students who wish to practice as a physiotherapist upon their return to Canada should visit the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators' website for accreditation and certification information: www.alliancept.org/

There are four basic components that are part of the certification process when you return to Canada and it is important that each applicant understand the steps involved in this process.

 

OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Lindsay Rewi

 
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