Master of Physiotherapy (Pelvic Health)

Course overview

  • 18 months full time / 3 years part time
  • Mixed Attendance Mode (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Autumn Intake - May and Mid Year Intake - July


Throughout the Master of Physiotherapy (Pelvic Health), you will deepen your knowledge and skills in this key area of physiotherapy and be ready to apply them to your clinical practice.

Course content is internationally relevant and is mapped to the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s career pathway competencies for Titling, which is on the pathway to Specialisation in Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health. You will examine the latest evidence and innovations in the discipline and understand how these can guide your clinical decision-making.

The program will challenge and extend your clinical knowledge and you will increase your understanding of the assessment and treatment of conditions across the lifespan, inclusive of paediatrics, adolescent, young and older adults. You will also further build on your knowledge of anatomy, physiology, diagnosis, management as well as complex case management.

This blended program includes both campus-based subjects that are taught in intensive face-to-face mode and fully online subjects. This course is tailored to the needs of currently practising professionals and will allow you to study part time while applying your learning to your clinical practice.

The flexible course structure enables you to personalise your degree by selecting from a wide range of elective subjects that are most relevant to your areas of interest and career goals.

Special announcement: APA recognition

The University of Melbourne is excited to announce that our Master of Physiotherapy (Pelvic Health) course will now be recognised on the academic pathway for Australian Physiotherapy Association's (APA) Women's Men's and Pelvic Health career pathway.

Graduates of this course will be eligible to apply for the APA Continence and Women's Health Title.

Who should apply?

This course is designed for currently practising registered physiotherapists, with at least two years of post-qualification clinical experience in the area of women's, men's and pelvic health.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.