12 months
41000 AUD/year
29500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Clinical Physiotherapy - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy program from Curtin University promotes an advanced standard of musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice through biomedical sciences knowledge, clinical and research skills development, and a broad appreciation of the concepts of evidence-based practice. 

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The development of confidence and professionalism in clinical practice is also promoted. This is achieved primarily through the development of advanced patient examination and treatment skills, advanced clinical communication skills and prescription of appropriate patient management.

This Clinical Physiotherapy - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy program from Curtin University focuses on the integration of evidence-based practice and contemporary methods of clinical practice. It is designed to develop advanced knowledge, skill and clinical competencies in musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice.

Why study 

  • More than 60 years' experience underpins Curtin's internationally recognised and challenging, yet very rewarding physiotherapy courses.
  • These courses are taught by highly qualified staff with excellent clinical and research capabilities, in world-class facilities.
  • The school makes innovative use of web technology for staff and student communication and to integrate student feedback into continual course improvement.

Programme Structure

  • Synthesise evidence-based knowledge to provide advanced level physiotherapy services in diverse and changing settings
  • Critically appraise evidence and information from a range of resources and apply to advanced physiotherapy practice  
  • Communicate effectively with clients, community and industrial partners to provide physiotherapy management at an advanced level
  • Appraise current and emerging technologies that are relevant to advanced physiotherapy practice
  • Justify personal and professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and values, and the impact of these on the provision of advanced physiotherapy practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • 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 049888F 

  • A bachelor degree in physiotherapy or equivalent, plus at least two years of relevant clinical experience.

  • You must be a registered physiotherapist with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia, or be eligible for limited registration for postgraduate training in Australia.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    29500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29500 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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