Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) – BPASPHYS6000

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) Pass

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Course BPASPHY-06: Pass course; full-time, 4 years

Year 1

Semester 1
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6    N BIOS1136 or BIOS1159 or BIOS5090


Semester 1 Unit Coordinators are Dr Cliffton Chan and A/Prof Leslie Nicholson, Semester 2 unit coordinator is Dr Joanna Diong
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BMED2403 or PHSI2005 or PHSI2006
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH1003
Health, Behaviour and Society
6    N BACH1130 or BACH1132 or BACH1133 or BACH1134 or BACH1161 or BACH1165
Semester 1
PHTY1023
Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice A
6    C BIOS1168


Students will complete an online academic integrity module, and the Accelerate Communication Excellence module as part of this unit of study.
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168
N BIOS1139 or BIOS1144 or BIOS1160
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS1137 or BIOS2103 or ANAT2010


Semester 1 coordinator is Dr Jin Huang, Semester 2 coordinator is Dr Alan Freeman
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS1029
Muscle Mechanics and Training
6      Semester 2
PHTY1024
Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice B
6    P PHTY1023
C BIOS1169 and EXSS1029
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1
EXSS2025
Motor Control and Learning
6    A BIOS1171
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS2027
Exercise Physiology for Clinicians
6    A BIOS1170


Bachelor of Health Sciences students must have completed EXSS1032 for enrolment into this unit of study
Semester 1
PHTY2058
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions A
6    P PHTY1024 and BIOS1168 and BIOS1169
Semester 1
PHTY2060
Preventative Health Care
6    P PHTY1024 and HSBH1003
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
PHTY2059
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions B
6    P PHTY2058
Semester 2
PHTY2061
PT in Neurological Conditions A
6    P BIOS1171 and EXSS1029 and EXSS2025 and PHTY1024
Semester 2
PHTY2062
PT in Respiratory and Cardiac Conditions A
6    P BIOS1170 and EXSS1029 and PHTY1024 and EXSS2027
Semester 2
PHTY2063
Clinical Practicum A
6    P PHTY1024
C PHTY2062 and PHTY2059 and PHTY2061
Intensive February
Intensive November
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 3

Semester 1
PHTY3081
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions C
6    P PHTY2059
Semester 1
PHTY3082
PT in Neurological Conditions B
6    P PHTY2061
Semester 1
PHTY3084
Paediatric Physiotherapy
6    C PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3087
Semester 1
PHTY3087
PT in Respiratory and Cardiac Conditions B
6    P PHTY2061 and PHTY2062
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
PHTY3083
Clinical Practicum B
6    P PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3084 and PHTY3087
C PHTY3085
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive September
PHTY3085
Clinical Practicum C
6    P PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3087
C PHTY3083
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive September
PHTY3086
Physiotherapy in Multisystem Problems
6    P PHTY2060 and PHTY3081
Semester 2
One Elective [6] (see elective list below)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4

Semester 1
PHTY4221
Advanced Professional Practice A
6    P PHTY3081 and PHTY3086
C PHTY4223
Semester 1
PHTY4222
Clinical Practicum D
6    P PHTY3085
Intensive February
Intensive May
Intensive November
PHTY4223
Clinical Practicum E
6    P PHTY3085
C PHTY4221
N PHTY3075
Semester 1
One Elective [6] (see elective list below)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
PHTY4225
Advanced Professional Practice B
6    P PHTY4221
C PHTY4226
Semester 2
PHTY4226
Physiotherapy in Sport and Recreation
6    P PHTY4221
C PHTY4225
Semester 2
PHTY4227
Clinical Practicum F
6    P PHTY4222
Intensive February
Intensive November
Intensive October
One Elective [6] (see elective list below)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) Electives

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Availability of electives may vary from year to year. Students may also choose electives from the Faculty Elective List or from the University with approval from the Course Director

Year 3 - Semester 2

Choose one elective from:
HSBH3007
Cancer: Prevention through to Palliation
6    P Students must have completed at least 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive October
Semester 1
HSBH3008
Interdisciplinary eHealth
6    N HSBH2009 or HSBH1010
Intensive October
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree


Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Year 4 - Semester 1

Choose one elective from:
BIOS3345
Physiotherapy and Ageing
6    N BIOS1172, BIOS1173
Semester 1a
HSBH2008
Physical Activity and Population Health
6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 1
HSBH3021
Environmental Stress and Physiological Strain
6    P EXSS1032 or EXSS2027 or BIOS1170
Semester 1
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree


Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Year 4 - Semester 2

Choose one elective from:
BIOS3345
Physiotherapy and Ageing
6    N BIOS1172, BIOS1173
Semester 1a
BIOS4188
Clinically Oriented Anatomy in Exercise
6    P BIOS1168 and BIOS1169 and PHTY3081 and PHTY4221
C PHTY4225
N BIOS3065
Semester 2a
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree


Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3025
Bodily Senses in Health and Disease
6    A Introductory neuroscience
Semester 2a

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) Honours

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Route code: BPASPHYS6HON: Honours course; full-time, 4 years

Years 1 to 2

As per Pass course

Year 3

Semester 1
PHTY3081
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions C
6    P PHTY2059
Semester 1
PHTY3082
PT in Neurological Conditions B
6    P PHTY2061
Semester 1
PHTY3084
Paediatric Physiotherapy
6    C PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3087
Semester 1
PHTY3087
PT in Respiratory and Cardiac Conditions B
6    P PHTY2061 and PHTY2062
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semeter 2
BHSC3021
Honours A: Research Design
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PHTY3083
Clinical Practicum B
6    P PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3084 and PHTY3087
C PHTY3085
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive September
PHTY3085
Clinical Practicum C
6    P PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3087
C PHTY3083
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive September
PHTY3086
Physiotherapy in Multisystem Problems
6    P PHTY2060 and PHTY3081
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL:24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4

Semester 1
PHTY4221
Advanced Professional Practice A
6    P PHTY3081 and PHTY3086
C PHTY4223
Semester 1
PHTY4222
Clinical Practicum D
6    P PHTY3085
Intensive February
Intensive May
Intensive November
PHTY4223
Clinical Practicum E
6    P PHTY3085
C PHTY4221
N PHTY3075
Semester 1
BHSC4012
Honours B: Applied Research Skills
6    P BHSC3021

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 1b
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
PHTY4225
Advanced Professional Practice B
6    P PHTY4221
C PHTY4226
Semester 2
PHTY4226
Physiotherapy in Sport and Recreation
6    P PHTY4221
C PHTY4225
Semester 2
PHTY4227
Clinical Practicum F
6    P PHTY4222
Intensive February
Intensive November
Intensive October
BHSC4013
Honours C: Research Project
6    P BHSC4012
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS