Master of Physiotherapy (Pelvic Health)

The experience


Online learning

This course blends intensive, face-to-face teaching and online learning.

For your online subjects, you’ll have access to high-quality online education tools, accessible any time – all you need is a computer and an internet connection.

Your virtual classroom is academically robust and designed to prepare you for competition in your field. You will expand your skills and knowledge via innovative technologies, like webinars, podcasts and moderated discussion forums.

Both your campus based and online learning has been carefully devised by expert academics, alongside learning designers and technology specialists, to facilitate an interactive and flexible student experience.

At the University of Melbourne, you will have access to the best minds and a dynamic peer group. Throughout the course you will be able to engage closely with fellow students in both face to face and online mode and grow your professional network.

Gain access to the highest levels of support

From your initial expression of interest right through to graduation, you’ll receive all the technical support you need.

Don’t be surprised if you learn our student support team members by name – they are dedicated, personal and friendly and they understand that every student experience is unique. If a challenge arises, they’ll do everything in their power to assist you so that you can continue to have an excellent learning experience.

Our online student support consultants can assist with:

  • Enrolment and subject assistance
  • Administrative logistics and fee options
  • Technical support
  • Online learning skills and workload management
  • Special circumstances.

Thorlene Egerton

Dr Thorlene Egerton is a physiotherapist, senior lecturer and senior research fellow in the Department of Physiotherapy at The University of Melbourne. She has a PhD in Physiotherapy, a post-graduate diploma in Biomechanics and an MPhil (Research) in Bioengineering.

Before undertaking her PhD, Thorlene had many years of clinical experience in a range of healthcare settings in Australia and overseas, with expertise in rehabilitation, in particular, stroke, osteoporosis and falls prevention. She currently works in a teaching role with a focus on health behaviour change, evaluation and research methods. Her research focus within the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine team is on closing the evidence-practice gap in primary care management of osteoarthritis, in particular via new models of service delivery and effective patient education.