Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Program code

1589

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$8,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

97.50

ATAR/RANK 2022

(more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1

Prerequisites

  • English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

  • Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4, C)
  • One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3&4, C)

How to apply

Admission requirements

The University's Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy will apply.

This program is quota managed for which there is a limited number of places available to ensure that sufficient resources are available to support the students. Meeting the admission requirements for this program may not result in an applicant receiving an admission offer.

Prior OP students: Applicants who graduated with an OP in or before 2019 can apply to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) for an ATAR statement. For more information visit qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/australian-tertiary-admission-rank-atar.

Griffith students may not apply for the Bachelor of Physiotherapy program by submitting an internal transfer.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

QTAC applications for Trimester 1-2023 close on 30 December 2022.

New applications lodged after 9 December 2022 may not be assessed in time for the January offer round. Applications close on the 30 December 2022, so applicants may add this to their preferences until this date, however no guarantee is given that applications will be assessed in time for the January offer round. After 30 December 2022, no new applicants can apply, but existing applicants can reorder this preference. Late offers after the January offer round will only be made if places remain in the program.


Selection for admission to an undergraduate degree is made on the basis of academic merit.

Selection for admission is competitive as the number of applicants generally exceeds the places available. The minimum requirement for eligibility for admission is completion of Year 12 of secondary school or equivalent academic achievement.

Prerequisites for admission may be specified in terms of levels of achievement in particular Year 12 subjects. Prerequisite conditions may be satisfied by other study or experience which is considered to be equivalent to the Year 12 prerequisites. More information is available on the Prerequisites and Assumed Knowledge website.

Further information for Queensland students completing an ATAR can be found here. 

Domestic applicants should apply for admission through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander should email medicine@griffith.edu.au for information regarding First Peoples Selection and Admissions Guidelines for Griffith Health Programs.

A summary of the student profile for this program can be found on the QTAC website for Gold Coast | Nathan. The Rank profile is located on the Student Profile tab.

Guaranteed Admission Scheme

This degree is excluded from the Guaranteed Admission Scheme.


Important offer advice: Should you receive an offer into this program you will be required to enrol into classes* within a short timeframe. This information will be included in your Starting@Griffith email and expressed in the number of days from the day of issue of your email. For QTAC applicants this is inline with the offer response date in your offer email, however Griffith accepts close of business that day - 5pm (AEST). Please note that the number of days can vary depending on when the offer was made. This requirement applies to all applicants irrespective of how you applied and/or whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally. If you do not enrol* into at least one class for your program by 5pm on the response day your offer will lapse. Lapsed offers are not automatically reinstated and are subject to available places.

*Enrolling into classes means that you are advising when you are attending class/es. Enrolment must be submitted

Note: Applicants are not permitted to defer an offer. Should you be unable to accept an offer, you must re-apply for entry in the following year.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 7.0
  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no sub-score less than 22)
  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 65.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) pathway is not accepted for this program.

Applicants should refer to the English Language Requirements section of the following University policy for exceptions to these overall requirements:

QTAC application information

Bachelor of Physiotherapy - Nathan
ATAR/RANK *
98.00
QTAC code

225432

Duration

4 years full-time

Prerequisites

English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4, C); One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3&4, C)

Bachelor of Physiotherapy - Gold Coast
ATAR/RANK *
97.50
QTAC code

233722

Duration

4 years full-time

Prerequisites

English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4, C); One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics (Units 3&4, C)

*The above ATAR/Rank from the 2022 admission cycle represents the minimum adjusted ATAR/Rank to which an offer was made. Minimum thresholds can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only for any future intakes.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:

Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.

Additional credit information

Students wishing to fast-track their completion of the program and/or students entering the program with credit for prior studies should note the earliest time that the University anticipates it will be offering all core program requirements will be during 2021.