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Embark on a rewarding career helping people heal through movement and play a key role in preventing illness and injuries as well as promoting health and wellbeing for people of all ages.

Delve into the science behind human function and movement and gain a comprehensive understanding of musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiorespiratory physiotherapy across the lifespan.

You’ll graduate with in-demand the skills, confidence and real-world experience to assess, treat and manage a range of disorders using exercise, movement analysis or therapeutic techniques.

Strong industry connections

Gain unrivalled access to leading hospitals, healthcare centres, and private practices across the ACT and beyond.

Practice-based learning

Gain essential clinical skills through fully supervised placements in the UC Health Clinic, where you’ll provide low-cost health services to the Canberra community.

Professional recognition

Fully accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council, you’ll be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Career opportunities

Physiotherapists work in a variety of settings.

  • Hospitals and health services
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Aged care facilities
  • Sport therapy clinics
  • Community services
  • Paediatric services
  • Disability services
  • Occupational health services


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Assoc Prof Bernie BissettDiscipline Lead, Associate Professor
Asst Prof Jaqui BousieAssistant Professor
Assoc Prof Angie FearonAssociate Professor
Allyson FlynnLecturer
Assoc Prof Nicole FreeneAssociate Professor
Asst Prof Toni GreenLecturer
Ms Luise HollmannClinical Educator (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)
Mrs Maja LeechAssociate lecturer
Dr Irmina NahonLecturer
Assoc Prof Phil NewmanAssociate Professor
Assoc Prof Elisabeth PrestonAssociate Professor
Mr Richie TalbotLecturer
Dr Grant WillsonSenior lecturer
Assoc Prof Jeremy WitchallsAssociate Professor