Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Do you wish to practice as a physiotherapist? The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree is a 4-year full-time program that prepares you to become an effective, culturally-appropriate practitioner focusing on the physiotherapist-client relationship. This program includes foundational courses aligned with specialised physiotherapy-specific courses and clinical placement experiences.

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Key Facts



() Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Degree Duration

4 Years :


Start Dates

February | July

Degree Overview

There is a strong focus on ethical and professional communication and behaviours as well as on developing high-level communication skills with clients and as part of collaborative multi-disciplinary practice. Graduates from this program will be eligible for registration as a physiotherapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).

Are you the person who wants to make a career helping others be the best they can be? Do you dream of joining a profession that bases its decisions on scientific evidence and makes exciting therapeutic advancements daily?

At Notre Dame, we explore every avenue of physiotherapy practice in your on-campus studies and approximately 1000 hours of clinical practice (practicum).

You will develop clinical assessment and intervention skills in laboratories, simulated learning environments, and exposure to patients in physiotherapy practices, hospitals or community health settings in urban and rural locations.

The program also strongly focuses on evidence-based and reflective practice ensuring graduates will be well prepared to meet the challenge of current and future health provision across the many clinical and non-clinical areas in which Physiotherapists are employed.

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  • CRICOS code: 045167E
  • Available in Perth only

Why Study this Degree

Graduate job-ready with industry-specific skills and knowledge

Benefit from a unique, personalised approach to education and pastoral care

Lecturers are industry professionals and leaders in their field

Discover The university of Notre Dame Australia

University of Notre Dame Australia is a multi campus university, with international campuses in bustling Sydney and the historic City of Fremantle, Perth (CRICOS: 01032F)

The University of Notre Dame Australia is a multi-campus university, with international campuses in bustling Sydney and the historic City of Fremantle, Perth.

Notre Dame has a strong commitment to honouring the individual,  and recognises that each student is graced with their own gifts and talents. Notre Dame believes that higher education should prepare students for a rich, fulfilling and reflective life, not just a career path.

Notre Dame has been rated 5 stars in the Good Universities Guide 2024, undergraduate and postgraduate categories for Learner Engagement, Skills Development, Graduate Salary, Full-Time Employment

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