Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

Program code

1578

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$42,000.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Year 1 and 2 of Bachelor of Physiotherapy with 5.0 GPA

    (more)

7.0

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

094397G

Offered in

Trimester 1

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For the award of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) [BPhty(Hons)], you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 40 credit points for the dissertation courses.

Designated courses for the purposes of exclusion

The courses listed below are designated for the purposes of the Academic Standing, Progression and Exclusion Policy. A student who fails a designated course will be subject to review by the School Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 4401AHS Physiotherapy Practicum 1  10
Tri 1 4402AHS Physiotherapy Practicum 2  10
Tri 2 4403AHS Physiotherapy Practicum 3  10
Tri 2 4404AHS Physiotherapy Practicum 4  10

Honours

Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined on the basis of the GPA achieved for the 80 credit points of nominated courses and a minimum percentage for the Dissertation as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

The 80 credit points of nominated courses are as follows:

If you do not achieve the standard necessary to be awarded Class IIB Honours, you will be required to transfer to the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (1579) or Bachelor of Physiotherapy (1589) to be awarded the degree without Honours.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Note: The Bachelor of Physiotherapy curriculum will be introduced incrementally over four years (that is, Year 1 courses will be introduced in 2018, Year 2 courses in 2019, Year 3 courses in 2020 and Year 4 courses in 2021).

It is a program requirement that all Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) students only enrol in courses offered at their designated home campus.

Students admitted to this program will have met the admission requirements and have successfully completed the courses listed below for Years 1 and 2. Students will then complete the courses as listed in Years 3 and 4 below.

Year 1

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1001NSC Human Biology  10
Tri 1 1016MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems I  10
Tri 1 1401AHS Physiotherapy 1  10
Tri 1 1402AHS Physiotherapy 2  10
Tri 2 1403AHS Physiotherapy 3  10
Tri 2,3 1002PSY Introduction to Psychology 2  10
Tri 2,3 1003PSY Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology  10
Tri 2 1017MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems II  10

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2010AHS Musculoskeletal Anatomy  10
Tri 1 2012AHS Integrated Systems Physiology  10
Tri 1 2401AHS Therapeutic Exercise for Physiotherapy  10
Tri 1 2403AHS Physiotherapy 4  10
Tri 2 2010PSY Health Psychology  10
Tri 2 2404AHS Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 1  20
Tri 2 2011PHM Clinical Pharmacology for Allied Health  10

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3401AHS Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2  10
Tri 1 3405AHS Neurological Physiotherapy  10
Tri 1 6001HLS Dissertation Preparation  10
Tri 1 3407AHS Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan 1  10
Tri 2 3408AHS Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan 2  10
Tri 2 3403AHS Acute Care Physiotherapy  10
Tri 2 6401AHS_P1 Dissertation  10
Tri 2 3409AHS Integrated Case Management in Physiotherapy  10

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3121MED First Peoples Health and Practice  10
Tri 1 4401AHS Physiotherapy Practicum 1  10
Tri 1 4402AHS Physiotherapy Practicum 2  10
Tri 1 6401AHS_P2 Dissertation  10
Tri 2 4403AHS Physiotherapy Practicum 3  10
Tri 2 4408AHS Leadership and Professional Skills  10
Tri 2 6401AHS_P3 Dissertation  10
Tri 2 4404AHS Physiotherapy Practicum 4  10