Graduate degree pathway

How to become a physiotherapist

Standard entry

1. Undergraduate degree

First you must meet the entry requirements for your undergraduate degree.

2. Graduate degree

The Doctor of Physiotherapy also has specific prerequisite and grade entry requirements to be considered for entry. Specifically you must complete studies in human anatomy and human physiology or equivalent and a Multi Mini Interview.

Graduate Degree Packages

The University also offers guaranteed entry to high–achieving domestic and international students who have completed an Australian Year 12 or the IB in Australia based on your ATAR.   More information on Graduate Degree Packages.

Graduate Degree PackageATAR CSP VTAC Course Code International Fee Paying VTAC Course Code Other selection criteria
Bachelor of Biomedicine/Doctor of Physiotherapy 98.00+ 3800510281 3800510283 WAM 75%+
Multi Mini Interview
Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Physiotherapy 98.00+ 3800510291 3800510293 WAM 75%+
Multi Mini Interview

Melbourne Chancellor's Scholars

Melbourne Chancellor's Scholars are guaranteed a place into the graduate degree of their choice following successful completion of their undergraduate degree.


The University offers a range of scholarships at both undergraduate and graduate level.

Find a scholarship that's right for you

Other guarantees available

Degree Guaranteed Entry Requirements
Doctor of Physiotherapy Applicants who receive an ATAR (or notional ATAR) between 96.00 and 97.95 in Year 12 and commence and complete an undergraduate course at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 75% or higher are guaranteed an Australian fee place (for domestic students) or international fee place.Prerequisites must be completed and satisfactory performance in a Multi Mini Interview that demonstrates adequate communication skills is required. All students who commence their undergraduate degree at Melbourne after the 2016 intake will be required to pass on the first attempt any subject course pre-requisites taken at The University of Melbourne. Students who fail to achieve this, will not be guaranteed entry to the course.