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University of Technology Sydney

Master On Campus
24 months
1152 AUD/credit
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The Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Technology Sydney is a two-year, graduate-entry degree leading to eligibility for registration as a physiotherapist in Australia. Innovative and practice-based in approach, the course's core areas of study include musculoskeletal, sport rehabilitation, neurological, orthopaedic and cardiorespiratory physiotherapy across the lifespan.

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Course aims

The  Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Technology Sydney  aims to prepare students for roles as registered physiotherapists, competent to apply their knowledge and skills to the assessment and practical care of humans across the lifespan. The course goes beyond traditional educational models to engage students in self-directed and problem-based learning to develop their professionalism, critical reasoning skills and experience with emerging technologies.

In addition to core areas of physiotherapy, students have the opportunity to learn about evidence-based and professional practice, interprofessional teamwork and leadership, and undertake a research project. Advanced subjects include treatment of complex patients, health promotion and community rehabilitation, telehealth and quality assurance. All students develop a professional portfolio designed to reflect professional competencies.


Physiotherapists work in a variety of specialisations across public, private or community settings, sporting clubs and rehabilitation centres. The UTS Master of Physiotherapy prepares students for a rewarding career helping improve peoples' quality of life.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Clinical Assessment and Treatment Planning
  • Professional Practice
  • Core Practice for Physiotherapists
  • Pain Neuroscience and Management
  • Sub-acute Rehabilitation
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation
  • Acute Physiotherapy Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 091975B

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Entry is competitive and assessment is based on grade point average (GPA). Applicants must have completed the following prerequisites at a tertiary level within the past 10 years:

  • two human anatomy subjects (structural and functional)
  • one human physiology subject
  • one exercise physiology subject
  • one neuroscience subject
  • one psychology subject, and
  • one research methods subject
All successful applicants are required to:
  • acquire a Working With Children Check and an Australian National Police Check
  • complete a series of NSW Health forms including a Code of Conduct, and
  • demonstrate evidence of protection against a number of specified infectious diseases

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1152 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1152 AUD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


  • Australia Awards Scholarships (Australian Government Scholarships)
  • Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree)
  • International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship
  • LATAM International Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework Students
  • UTS Nepal Scholarship (Postgraduate Coursework)

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