24 months
47790 AUD/year
43380 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Physiotherapy is one of the fastest-growing and evolving fields in the health industry. In the Master of Physiotherapy from Swinburne University of Technology, you’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge as informed by current and emerging evidence to become a confident, resilient and enterprising physiotherapist.

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You’ll gain an authentic experience of working in clinical environments and health care systems through four clinic practice placements and a work immersive program within a community setting. 

You’ll also undertake units in digital health and technology, business, leadership, and enterprise that will build your capacity for work readiness and empower you to drive innovation in the field.

Self-evaluation and reflection will be encouraged with a ‘Knowing Self’ unit, where you’ll be paired with physiotherapy mentors to help you become an agile, engaged and capable health professional.

The Master of Physiotherapy from Swinburne University of Technology is an accredited and approved program by the Australian Physiotherapy Council and is endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Board.

Career opportunities

  • Physiotherapist

Graduate skills

The Swinburne graduate attributes signify that Swinburne intends that its teaching courses assist all its graduates to be:

  •    capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas
  •    entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace or community
  •    effective and ethical in work and community situations
  •    adaptable and able to manage change
  •    aware of local and international environments in which they will be contributing.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics for Physiotherapists 
  • Knowing-self, Professional Practice and Communication 
  • Exercise and Acute Musculoskeletal Conditions 
  • Cardiorespiratory Science and Physiotherapy Practice
  • Neurosciences and Physiotherapy Practice 
  • Sports, Occupational Health and Rehabilitation 
  • Research, Evidence and Translation 
  • Leadership and Business for Physiotherapists 
  • Complex and Advanced Physiotherapy Practice
  • Early Life and Specific Populations 
  • Community Health Promotion and Chronic Disease

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


225 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code 098499B
  • Applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • a completed bachelor degree in a health science discipline, and/or
  • tertiary level studies in human musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology.
  • In addition, applicants are required to have:
  • completed their degree in the last 10 years or have undertaken subsequent Postgraduate studies
  • obtained a minimum 70% GPA in their last year of study.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • minimum IELTS overall band of 7.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based) minimum score of 95 with a reading band no less than 20 and writing band no less than 22
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 66 (no communicative skills less than 58)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47790 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47790 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    43380 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43380 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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