|University:||James Cook University|
|Program:||Bachelor of Physiotherapy|
|University Location:||Townsville, Queensland, Australia|
|Campus Location:||Townsville, Queensland|
|Program Duration:||4 years|
|Semester Intake:||February each year|
|Next Intake:||February 2018|
|Annual Tuition Fee:||$32,000 AUD (2018)|
|Entry Requirements:||Completion of a high school diploma; 80% GPA based on the average of the best six Grade 12 subjects as a percentage; maths B and one of chemistry, biological science, physics, maths C, health education or physical education.|
The Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University offers a four-year bachelor degree of international standing. The full-time program Bachelor of Physiotherapy is committed to preparing high-quality graduates for all areas of physical therapy practice, with a particular focus on rural and remote health.
Students within the physio program will experience a range of exciting and challenging learning opportunities as physiotherapists (physical therapists), who work with people of all ages and abilities. A high proportion of teaching of the physiotherapy program will take place in small groups, including practical workshops and tutorial activities. Additionally, extensive clinical practica in a variety of settings will be completed, the majority in the third and fourth years.
These practica will provide the hands-on experience of working with individuals and groups, under the supervision of qualified physiotherapists, in a variety of settings. This may involve travel to locations in North Queensland and beyond. There may be opportunities to complete fieldwork overseas.
The course has a focus on the skills needed for physiotherapy practice in rural, remote and tropical settings and offers:
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