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The course for the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty) degree is taught in the School of Physiotherapy within the Division of Health Sciences at the University of Otago. The purpose-built Physiotherapy Building has spacious laboratories and state of the art equipment of an international standard.
Students applying for the School of Physiotherapy’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme must have a recognised Master's degree (with thesis component) in Physiotherapy/Physical Therapy or a related area. Students with a Physiotherapy/Physical Therapy qualification must either have a current Annual Practising Certificate or obtain Special Purpose Scope of Practice from the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand before beginning their PhD.
Students must have a supervisor for this programme. Before acceptance can be granted applicants must work with their potential supervisor to submit a draft proposal with their application. For assistance with finding a supervisor please contact the Research Administrator.
School of Physiotherapy
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty)
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours (BPhty(Hons))
- Postgraduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (PGCertPhty)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (PGDipPhty)
- Master of Physiotherapy (MPhty)
See the full list of Physiotherapy (PHTY) papers.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty)
Note: Students enrolled in the Health Sciences First Year course will be required to achieve a satisfactory mark in a standard diagnostic English test or another approved measure of achievement.
PHTY 250 Anatomy (for BPhty)
PHTY 251 Physiology (for BPhty)
PHTY 252 Pharmacology (for BPhty)
PHTY 254 Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Science 1
PHTY 255 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 1
PHTY 353 Pathology (for BPhty)
PHTY 354 Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Science 2
PHTY 355 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 2
PHTY 455 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 3
PHTY 456 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 4
PHTY 457 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 5
PHTY 458 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 6
PHTY 459 Research for Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours (BPhty(Hons))
PHTY 468 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice for Honours
PHTY 469 Physiotherapy Research for Honours
Note: Papers in the First, Second, and Third Years are the same as in the Schedule for the ordinary degree of Bachelor of Physiotherapy.