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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.
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 directly to UTS. Visit the UTS Postgraduate Admissions page to learn about how to apply and submit your application.
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.
If you are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident, you will need to apply through UTS International.
Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree in exercise science, health sciences, medical science, human movement, or equivalent, and all prerequisites at tertiary level within the last ten years.
Selected applicants are required to undertake a short interview with a panel. Applicants are assessed in the areas of communication skills, interpersonal skills, interest in physiotherapy, and commitment to physiotherapy as a career.
Entry is competitive and assessment is based on grade point average (GPA). The recommended GPA for admission is a credit average or above. GPA cut-offs are subject to change from year to year.
Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.
For further details on the Master of Physiotherapy see the course information page.
Applicants must have completed the following subjects at a tertiary level within the last ten years and must provide relevant subject outlines with their application:
- two human anatomy subjects (structural and functional)
- one human physiology subject
- one exercise physiology subject
- one neuroscience subject
- one psychology subject
- one research methods subject
For prerequisite checking, you must provide a copy of the subject or unit descriptions from the university handbook (or equivalent) of the university where you completed the subjects. If you are unsure whether your previous study meets prerequisite requirements, you can submit your subject outlines for pre-assessment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UTS bachelor degrees that may be eligible for entry into a Master of Physiotherapy include:
- Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science*
- Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management*
- Bachelor of Human Movement*
- Bachelor of Management in Sport and Exercise*
- Bachelor of Health sciences*
- Other degrees in Faculty of Science and Faculty of Health may also lead into the course
*Please note: you may need to complete the prerequisites as electives within each degree listed above.
For further information please contact the Graduate School of Health.
To calculate the fees for this course, please visit the UTS fees website.
How to apply
Identify your proposed area of research, and potential supervisor/s. Future research students are encouraged to view the schools:
Make an enquiry to UTS Physiotherapy. This helps us to connect you to a supervisor and start your application process.
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.
Expressions of interest are currently being sought for 2018 commencement.
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 Program . 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.