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How to apply

Application processes are different for coursework and research degrees. Please choose from the categories on the right. 

Master's coursework

Master of Physiotherapy (C04306)

Autumn session commences with an induction day in early February with classes starting in late February/early March. Applications are not accepted for commencement in Spring session (mid-year).

Prospective students are welcome to apply in their final session/semester of undergraduate study. Successful applicants will be granted a conditional offer with a full offer made once their degree and all prerequisites are complete. 

Local students

If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or a humanitarian visa holder you can lodge your application quickly and easily online through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). UAC is able to obtain transcripts and other documents for undergraduate degrees completed in Australia. 

If your previous degree/s were completed overseas, please submit your application to Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) as UAC can verify your documents and calculate your GPA.

International students

If you are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident, you will need to apply through UTS International or at an Information Evening

Closing dates

International Applicants

The closing date for applications for commencement in 2017 is 15 December 2016

Local Applicants

The closing date for first round applications for commencement in 2017 is 31 October 2016.

The Graduate School of Health may accept applications in the second and third rounds however this is subject to places being available.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree in health, science, exercise and human movement, or equivalent, and all prerequisites at tertiary level within the last ten years.
Short-listed applicants will also be required to attend an interview. The recommended GPA for admission is a credit average or above. GPA cut-offs are subject to change from year to year. 

See the Master of Physiotherapy page for comprehensive admission requirements. 


To calculate the fees for this course, please visit the UTS fees website.


Applicants to the Master of Physiotherapy must have extensive pre-existing knowledge at a tertiary level of the following 6 core areas:

  • 12 credit points of human anatomy (structural and functional)

  • 6 credit points of human physiology

  • 6 credit points of exercise physiology

  • 6 credit points of neuroscience

  • 6 credit points of psychology

  • 6 credit points of research methods

You are required to provide relevant subject outlines to support your application. If you are unsure whether your previous study meets prerequisite requirements, you can submit your subject outlines for pre-assessment to gsh.future@uts.edu.au 

UTS bachelor degrees that may be eligible for entry into a Master of Physiotherapy

*Please note, you need to complete the prerequisites as electives within each degree listed above.

Postgraduate research 

Doctor of Philosophy (C02063) 
Master of Physiotherapy (Research) (C03059)

How to apply

Step 1:
Identify your proposed area of research, and potential supervisor/s. Future research students are encouraged to view the schools:

Step 2:
Make an inquiry to UTS: Physiotherapy. This helps us to connect you to a supervisor and start your application process.

Step 3:
The school’s research team will help guide you through this step.

Domestic students should follow the research degree application process outlined by the Graduate Research School.

International students should visit UTS International for comprehensive information on the application process, fees and English language requirements.

Application dates

Expressions of interest are currently being sought for 2017 commencement.

Note: it is important for candidates to contact UTS:Physiotherapy and arrange supervision before the application is submitted.


UTS: Physiotherapy offers a range of scholarships for PhD students.  Visit our scholarships page for details.


Local students (citizens of Australia and New Zealand and permanent residents of Australia) currently have their course fees met through the Commonwealth Government’s Research Training Scheme (opens to external site). However, students are responsible for other fees incurred by their project (eg. software, photocopying, transport).

International students should visit the UTS International website for information on international student fees.