Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) Honours

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) (Honours)

Honours is available to meritorious students as integrated honours. Students complete students who will complete an alternative set of units of study in the last three semesters of the program.
Students in the honours course must complete 192 credit points of units of study comprising:
(a) complete the requirements for the pass degree listed in the sequence below but include the alternative honours units of study listed below
(b) maintain a credit average or higher throughout the honours program.
(c) not fail a unit of study throughout their degree (any exceptions require Honours Committee approval).
The honours course:
(a) is full-time only over 4 years study
(b) a total of 24 credit points are taken in a semester

Year 1

Semester 1 - Core units
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6   

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    A High School Physics (or equivalent)
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 2 - Core units
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168
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
EXSS2030
Muscle Adaptations to Use and Disuse
6    N EXSS1029
Semester 2
PHTY1024
Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice B
6    A High School Physics
P PHTY1023 and BIOS1168
C BIOS1169 and (EXSS1029 OR EXSS2030)


Students will attend one week of mentored clinical placement, as part of this unit of study.
Semester 2

Year 2

Semester 1 - Core units
EXSS2025
Motor Control and Learning

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    A BIOS1171
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS2027
Exercise Physiology for Clinicians

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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 2 - Core units
PHTY2059
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions B
6    P PHTY2058
Semester 2
PHTY2061
PT in Neurological Conditions A
6    P BIOS1169 and BIOS1171 and EXSS1029 and EXSS2025 and PHTY1024
Semester 2
PHTY2062
PT in Respiratory and Cardiac Conditions A
6    P BIOS1170 and (EXSS1029 OR EXSS2030) and PHTY1024 and EXSS2027
Semester 2
PHTY2063
Clinical Practicum A
6    P PHTY1024
C PHTY2062 and PHTY2059 and PHTY2061

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive February

Intensive February
Intensive November

Year 3

Semester 1 - Core units
PHTY3081
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions C
6    P PHTY2059
Semester 1
PHTY3082
PT in Neurological Conditions B
6    A Biomechanics of normal movement, neuroanatomy.
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 2 - Core units
BHSC3021
Honours A: Research Design
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive October
Semester 2
PHTY3083
Clinical Practicum B
6    P PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3084 and PHTY3087
C PHTY3085

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive April, Intensive February, Intensive June, Intensive March, Intensive May, Intensive November, Intensive October

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
PHTY3085
Clinical Practicum C
6    P PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3087
C PHTY3083

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive April, Intensive June, Intensive March, Intensive May, Intensive November, Intensive October

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
PHTY3086
Physiotherapy in Multisystem Problems
6    P PHTY2060 and PHTY3081
Semester 2

Year 4

Semester 1 - Core units
PHTY4221
Advanced Professional Practice A
6    P PHTY3081 and PHTY3086
C PHTY4223
Semester 1
PHTY4222
Clinical Practicum D
6    P PHTY3085

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive April, Intensive August, Intensive February, Intensive June, Intensive March, Intensive November, Intensive September

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
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 in the following sessions:Semester 1b

Semester 1
Semester 1b
Semester 2 - Core units
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

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive April, Intensive August, Intensive June, Intensive March, Intensive May, Intensive September

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
BHSC4013
Honours C: Research Project
6    P BHSC4012
Semester 2