James Cook University

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

James Cook University
Institution rating
4.0
Duration
4 yearsfull-time
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
February

Why study this course

Physiotherapists are health professionals who focus on the restoration of function to improve quality of life. They assess and diagnose problems with human movement, then plan and administer treatment to restore function or minimise dysfunction after disease or injury. This program's studies include health science subjects, anatomy/physiology and specialised areas such as human movement and measurement, passive manual techniques, exercise prescription, therapeutic massage, and current professional issues. In this course, there is a special focus on rural and remote practice and clinical placements are undertaken in a variety of settings.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Physiotherapist, Sports Trainer, Massage Therapist, and Allied Health Assistant.

Recognition

On graduation, students will be able to register to practice with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia and be eligible to join the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Townsville

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, James Cook University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

As part of this program students will undertake more than 30 weeks of supervised clinical placements in urban, rural and remote locations.


Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Bachelor of Physiotherapy have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Physiotherapist
$70k3,013
Sports Trainer
N/A105
Massage Therapist
$60k461
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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Physiotherapy
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Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of PhysiotherapyJames Cook University
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
It is an amazing course, which though gets little hectic, it establishes itself as one of the best career choices.
The student would recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
It is too soon to tell if this course had a positive impact on the student’s career, or they did not study for career reasons
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
5.0
Assistance to help you find a job
3.0
Balance between theory and practical work
4.0
Transparency of course fees
4.0
Quality of teachers and academic support
5.0
Quality of online study portal
N/A
Course content compared to what was expected
4.0
Current and industry-relevant content
4.0

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Bachelor of Physiotherapy

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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Bachelor of Physiotherapy

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