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Assess, diagnose and treat movement problems

If healthcare appeals to you and you love working with people, a degree in physiotherapy might be the perfect fit for you.

Physiotherapists provide people with advice and treatment to prevent injury and disability, and respond clinically when an injury or disability occurs. Studying your Master of Physiotherapy at Griffith will give you the knowledge and tools to assess, diagnose, treat and manage disease, disability and injury, and assist in prevention and rehabilitation.

The degree is fully accredited with the Australian Physiotherapy Council. Upon graduation you can undertake postgraduate studies in the area of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy.

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Study physiotherapy at Griffith

Studying the 4-year Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Griffith will transform your life. You’ll study physiotherapy courses from your first trimester to develop your professional identity.

You'll study in inter-professional teams with other health students to ensure that you develop teamwork skills so that you are work-ready. Studying in small class sizes and using the latest evidence-based teaching techniques such as simulation, you'll be well prepared for over 20 weeks of hands-on practice work experience.

You'll be taught by clinical, research and academic experts using student-centred and active learning approaches. While you're developing leadership skills, you'll join a global community of physiotherapists.

As a Griffith Physiotherapy graduate, you'll be well prepared for where the profession is going rather than where it's been.

Luke Licht

Physiotherapy graduate

The road to becoming a physiotherapist was a long one for Luke Licht, but he is now building his career in AFL, a sport which he is passionate about. Luke is from Tasmania and has always worked hard to achieve his goals. His personal drive enabled him to land a job with the Brisbane Lions even before he graduated from his Bachelor of Exercise Science/Master of Physiotherapy degree at Griffith. 'I found the exercise science part of the degree really hard, but I've come to understand the importance of having that background in giving me more confidence to talk the talk as a therapist,' he says. 'The professional placements and education at Griffith were instrumental in setting me up to do exactly what I always wanted.'

Luke Licht

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Career outcomes

Demand-driven growth in employment prospects

As populations around the world age, communities are more likely to require physiotherapy services

Griffith graduates can expect to work in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, rehabilitation and community health centres, private practice, industrial clinics and specialist facilities, education and research.

Physiotherapists are valued for their skills in sectors including:

  • defence forces
  • aged care facilities
  • community health
  • schools
  • sporting teams, domestic and international.

You may also be employed in research or teaching positions, or as a consultant to industry and government bodies.

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Wednesday 15 May — Thursday 16 May

Gold Coast Careers Festival

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Monday 1 July — Friday 5 July

Trimester 2: Orientation

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Monday 8 July — Friday 4 October

Trimester 2: Teaching and exams

Includes study and exam period from Tuesday 8 October to Saturday 19 October.

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Monday 8 July — Friday 12 July

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Saturday 20 July — Sunday 21 July

Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO)

TSXPO is for anyone considering further study. Talk to our academic and professional staff about our degrees, flexible study options, admission pathways, how to apply, scholarships and support services. Entry is free.

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Tuesday 23 July — Tuesday 23 July

Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

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Monday 5 August — Monday 5 August

Townsville Careers Expo

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Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August

Open Day

On Open Day, you’ll find general information about all our degrees at each campus, as well as essential information about student support services, admissions, scholarships and postgraduate studies. It’s a great time to get to know our campuses, experience life at Griffith, explore your study options and find the information you need to make a decision about your future.

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Monday 9 September — Tuesday 10 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

If you’re considering further study, get the right advice and information you need at our January Mature Student Open Evenings. No matter whether you're returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help.

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Thursday 12 September — Thursday 12 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

If you’re considering further study, get the right advice and information you need at our January Mature Student Open Evenings. No matter whether you're returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help.

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Monday 23 September — Friday 4 October

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Monday 21 October — Friday 25 October

Trimester 3: Orientation

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Tuesday 29 October — Thursday 31 October

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Need help with your university application? Receive personalised advice and assistance from one of our expert study advisers to start and/or complete your university application.

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Monday 16 December — Thursday 19 December

Explore your options

If your OP or ATAR result changes your direction, chat online with our expert study advisers to explore your study options. Find out about admissions pathways, entry requirements and changing your preferences.

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