Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) – BPASPHYS6000

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) Pass

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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, BIOS1159, BIOS5090
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BIOS1133, BIOS1127, BMED2403, PHSI2006, BIOS2099, PHSI2005, BIOS1155, BIOS2098
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH1003
Health, Behaviour and Society
6    N BACH1133, BACH1134, BACH1130, BACH1161, BACH1132
Semester 1
PHTY1023
Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice A
6    C BIOS1168
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168
N BIOS1144, BIOS1139, BIOS1160
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS1137, BIOS2103
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS1029
Muscle Mechanics and Training
6      Semester 2
PHTY1024
Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice B
6    P PHTY1023
C BIOS1169, 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
Semester 1
PHTY2060
Preventative Health Care
6    P PHTY1024
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, EXSS1029, EXSS2025, PHTY1024
Semester 2
PHTY2062
PT in Respiratory and Cardiac Conditions A
6    P BIOS1170, EXSS1029, PHTY1024, EXSS2027
Semester 2
PHTY2063
Clinical Practicum A
6    P PHTY1024
C PHTY2062, PHTY2059, PHTY2061
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 3 (first offered 2015)

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, PHTY3082, PHTY3087
Semester 1
PHTY3087
PT in Respiratory & Cardiac Conditions B
6    P PHTY2061, PHTY2062
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
PHTY3083
Clinical Practicum B
6    P PHTY2063, PHTY3081, PHTY3082, PHTY3087
C Corequisites: PHTY3085

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive September
PHTY3085
Clinical Practicum C
6    P PHTY2063, PHTY3081, PHTY3082, PHTY3087
C Corequisites: PHTY3083

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive September
PHTY3086
Physiotherapy in Multisystem Problems
6    P PHTY3081
Semester 2
One Elective [6] (see elective list below)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4 (last offered 2015)

Semester 1
PHTY4110
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy F
6    P PHTY3068, PHTY3069, PHTY3070


Students may be required to participate in practical sessions during which they will act as patients for other students. Practical techniques may include manipulation. Students will be invited to provide informed consent when acting as patients for other students. Students will be provided with a questionnaire to complete prior to manipulation classes to screen for risk factors for adverse events.
Semester 1a
PHTY4111
Neurological & Cardiopulmonary Physio B
6    P PHTY3071
Semester 1a
PHTY4112
Physiotherapy Practicum D
6    P PHTY2052, PHTY2053, PHTY3068, PHTY3069, PHTY3070, PHTY3071
C PHTY4110, PHTY4111, PHTY4113
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
PHTY4113
Physiotherapy Practicum E
6    P PHTY2052, PHTY2053, PHTY3068, PHTY3069, PHTY3070, PHTY3071
C PHTY4110, PHTY4111, PHTY4112
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
PHTY4114
Physiotherapy in Childhood
6    P PHTY4110, PHTY4111
C PHTY4112, PHTY4113
Semester 2
PHTY4115
Physiotherapy in Preventative Healthcare
6    P PHTY3072, PHTY3073, PHTY3074, PHTY3075
C PHTY4112, PHTY4113
Semester 2
PHTY4116
Exercise as Physiotherapy in Health Care
6    P PHTY3072, PHTY3073, PHTY3074, PHTY3075
C PHTY4112, PHTY4113
Semester 2
PHTY4117
Physiotherapy Management in Health Care
6    P PHTY3072, PHTY3073, PHTY3074, PHTY3075
C PHTY4112, PHTY4113
Semester 2
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
Students choose one elective.
Availability of electives may vary from year to year.

Physiotherapy electives

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 2
HSBH3008
Interdisciplinary eHealth
6    N HSBH1010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree
Semester 1
Semester 2

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) Honours

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Course BHASPHYH-05: Honours course; full-time, 4 years

Years 1 to 2

As per Pass course

Year 3 (first offered 2015)

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, PHTY3082, PHTY3087
Semester 1
PHTY3087
PT in Respiratory & Cardiac Conditions B
6    P PHTY2061, 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, PHTY3081, PHTY3082, PHTY3087
C Corequisites: PHTY3085

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive September
PHTY3085
Clinical Practicum C
6    P PHTY2063, PHTY3081, PHTY3082, PHTY3087
C Corequisites: PHTY3083

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive September
PHTY3086
Physiotherapy in Multisystem Problems
6    P PHTY3081
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL:24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4 (last offered 2015)

Semester 1
As per pass program
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
PHTY4114
Physiotherapy in Childhood
6    P PHTY4110, PHTY4111
C PHTY4112, PHTY4113
Semester 2
PHTY4117
Physiotherapy Management in Health Care
6    P PHTY3072, PHTY3073, PHTY3074, PHTY3075
C PHTY4112, PHTY4113
Semester 2
PHTY4118
Honours Dissertation
12      Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS