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Sports Physiotherapy postgraduate study

Overview

This endorsement is offered both on campus and by distance learning.  As part of the School of Physiotherapy's staircasing options, students enrolled part time can complete any or all of the following qualifications endorsed in Sports Physiotherapy, i.e. enrolment in Certificate, Diploma then Masters, or directly into the Masters.  Students enrolled full time can complete the Postgraduate Diploma or Master of Physiotherapy.

Please note that a B grade average or above is required in the first four papers for students to progress to the Masters level papers.

Line of study for part time, distance taught programmes

Postgraduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)

Year 1

PHTY 501 Biomedical Science in Physiotherapy (Semester 1)
PHTY 542 Sports Physiotherapy (Semester 2)

Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate, with a B grade average or above, students can staircase to the Postgraduate Diploma (Sports Physiotherapy)

Year 2

PHTY 543 Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (Semester 1)
PHTY 561 Clinical Practice or PHTY 530 Theoretical Constructs in Clinical Practice (Semester 2)

Master of Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, with a B grade average or above, students can staircase to the Master of Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)

PHTY 610 Research Methods (Semester 1)
PHTY 650 Research Projects (Semester 2)

Line of study for full time, on-campus programmes

Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)

PHTY 501 Biomedical Science in Physiotherapy (Semester 1)
PHTY 543 Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (Semester 1)

PHTY 542 Sports Physiotherapy (Semester 2)
PHTY 561 Clinical Practice (Semester 2)

Master of Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, with a B grade average or above, students can staircase to the Master of Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)

PHTY 610 Research Methods (Semester 1)
PHTY 650 Research Project (Semester 1)

Further information

Please contact the Academic Administrator for information on full time distance taught study
Academic Administrator physio.academic@otago.ac.nz