Graduate degree pathway

How to become a physiotherapist

Professional accreditation

  • Register with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.

Career outcomes

The Doctor of Physiotherapy prepares students for the changing roles of the physiotherapist in areas such as chronic disease management, health promotion and prevention, emergency medicine, acute care and private practice.

You will have experience through approximately 37 weeks of clinical placement across major metropolitan teaching hospitals, primary care, rural and international settings to prepare you for future careers in:

  • Hospitals
  • Private practice
  • Sporting and rehabilitation facilities
  • Community organisations
  • Government advisory
  • Industry bodies.