Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy

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088216A


Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This inaugural coursework doctorate has been developed to allow you to develop your professional physiotherapy knowledge and skills, and complete a significant research program. As well as choosing from a range of specialist coursework units, you will study the philosophy of evidence-based practice and develop practical skills in identifying, acquiring, evaluating and using evidence. You will further your clinical decision-making skills through the use of statistical analysis, including the examination of various forms of statistical testing.
Clinical practice is a significant component of this course. During your placement you will detail a variety of case histories and evaluate each as a reflective practitioner.
In your second year your studies will prepare you for your doctoral thesis. You will explore research methods, learn to generate ideas for research projects and study the research process. You will also complete a minor research project and prepare a journal paper, oral or poster presentation of your findings.
Your final year will be devoted to your doctoral thesis.
Credit for previous study
Applications for credit for recognized learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis. You may apply for CRL for up to one semester based on previous study at an advanced level or 24 months of relevant, full-time clinical experience. Supporting documentation detailing hours and caseload should accompany all applications for recognition of prior learning.


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Health Sciences


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have a recognized bachelor degree in engineering or applied science with honours or equivalent. If you graduated with a bachelor degree in engineering or applied science without honours, but with relevant experience, you may be accepted at the discretion of the course coordinator. English language requirements: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 176; and Pearson Test of English Academic: 60. IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System): Writing, Speaking, Reading, and Listening: 6.0; Overall band score: 6.5; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 79 Overall; Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants require one of the following:
A master level degree in physiotherapy; or A bachelor degree with first or upper second class honours in physiotherapy; or A bachelor degree in physiotherapy plus a postgraduate diploma or equivalent in physiotherapy with a course-weighted average of not less than 75%
Applicants must be registered physiotherapists in Western Australia and be able to supply certification of fitness to undergo manipulative procedures.
Applicants holding a bachelor degree with good results in a relevant field and at least six years i professional experience, or three years at a level which enables full membership of a relevant professional body may be considered.
Other English language requirements: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 58; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C; English language bridging (ELB): Grade B; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) 79 (overall) Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
The University of Canterbury offers below pathways courses for this subject Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) in Accounting
Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) in Computer Science
Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) in Economics
Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) in Finance
Certificate in University Preparation (CUP)
Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) in Information Systems
Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) in Management
Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) in Marketing
Foundation Studies Certificate
STAR Programme
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from UCIC New Zealand


Full Time (Between 2 and 4 years)

A$39,900.00 (US$ 31,210) per year

26 February 2018

Curtin University Bentley Campus, Kent Street, BENTLEY, Western Australia, 6102, PERTH, Australia


Online/Distance (Between 2 and 4 years full-time)

A$39,900.00 (US$ 31,210) per year

26 February 2018

Curtin University Bentley Campus, Kent Street, BENTLEY, Western Australia, 6102, PERTH, Australia


Online/Distance with attendance (Between 2 and 4 years full-time)

A$39,900.00 (US$ 31,210) per year

26 February 2018

Curtin University Bentley Campus, Kent Street, BENTLEY, Western Australia, 6102, PERTH, Australia