Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)

Students complete 192 credit points of units of study comprising:
(a) 174 credit points of core units of study listed in the sequence below, and
(b) 18 credit points of elective units of study.
The pass course:
(a) is full-time only over 4 years study

Year 1

Semester 1 - Core units
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BMED2403 or PHSI2005 or PHSI2006 or BIOS2170


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Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH1003
Health, Behaviour and Society
6    N BACH1130 or BACH1132 or BACH1133 or BACH1134 or BACH1161 or BACH1165


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Semester 1
PHTY1023
Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice A
6    A High School Physics (or equivalent)
C BIOS1168


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Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core units
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168


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Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS2171 or BIOS2103 or ANAT2X10


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Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS2030
Muscle Adaptations to Use and Disuse
6    N EXSS1029


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Semester 2
PHTY1024
Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice B
6    A High School Physics
P PHTY1023 and BIOS1168
C BIOS1169 and (EXSS1029 OR EXSS2030)


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Semester 2

Year 2

Semester 1 - Core units
EXSS3061
Exercise Responses and Programming
6    A BIOS1170 or BIOS2170
N EXSS2027 or EXSS3023


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Semester 1
EXSS3062
Motor Control and Learning
6    P Completion of 48 credit points
N EXSS2025


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Semester 1
Semester 2
PHTY2058
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions A
6    P PHTY1024 and BIOS1168 and BIOS1169


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Semester 1
PHTY2060
Preventative Health Care
6    P PHTY1024 and HSBH1003


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Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core units
PHTY2059
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions B
6    P PHTY2058


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Semester 2
PHTY2061
PT in Neurological Conditions A
6    P BIOS1169 and BIOS1171 and (EXSS1029 OR EXSS2030) and (EXSS2025 OR EXSS3062) and PHTY1024


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Semester 2
PHTY2062
PT in Respiratory and Cardiac Conditions A
6    P BIOS1170 and (EXSS1029 OR EXSS2030) and PHTY1024 and (EXSS2027 OR EXSS3061)


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Semester 2
PHTY2063
Clinical Practicum A
6    P PHTY1024
C PHTY2062 and PHTY2059 and PHTY2061

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive February
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Intensive February
Intensive November

Year 3

Semester 1 - Core units
PHTY3081
PT in Musculoskeletal Conditions C
6    P PHTY2059


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Semester 1
PHTY3082
PT in Neurological Conditions B
6    A Biomechanics of normal movement, neuroanatomy, anatomy
P PHTY2061


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Semester 1
PHTY3084
Paediatric Physiotherapy
6    C PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3087


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Semester 1
PHTY3087
PT in Respiratory and Cardiac Conditions B
6    P PHTY2061 and PHTY2062


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Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core units
PHTY3083
Clinical Practicum B
6    P PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3084 and PHTY3087

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive April, Intensive February, Intensive June, Intensive March, Intensive May, Intensive November, Intensive October
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Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
PHTY3085
Clinical Practicum C
6    P PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3087

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive April, Intensive January, Intensive June, Intensive March, Intensive May, Intensive November, Intensive October
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Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
PHTY3086
Physiotherapy in Multisystem Problems
6    P PHTY2060 and PHTY3081


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
Semester 2 - Elective
Choose one 6 credit point Elective from the list below
HSBH3007
Cancer: Prevention through to Palliation
6    P Students must have completed at least 48 credit points


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Intensive March
Intensive October
HSBH3008
Interdisciplinary eHealth
6    P 48 CP
N HSBH2009 or HSBH1010


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Intensive October
HSBH3012
Sydney Health Students Abroad
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Intensive December
Intensive June

Year 4

Semester 1 - Core units
PHTY4221
Advanced Professional Practice A
6    P PHTY3081 and PHTY3086
C PHTY4223


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Semester 1
PHTY4222
Clinical Practicum D
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive April, Intensive August, Intensive February, Intensive June, Intensive March, Intensive November, Intensive September
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Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
PHTY4223
Clinical Practicum E
6    C PHTY4221 AND PHTY3085
N PHTY3075


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 1 Elective
Choose one 6 credit point Elective from the list below
BIOS3345
Physiotherapy and Ageing
6    N BIOS1172 or BIOS1173


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Semester 1a
Semester 2a
HSBH2008
Physical Activity and Population Health
6    P 48 credit points of units


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Intensive March
HSBH3021
Environmental Stress and Physiological Strain
6    P EXSS1032 or EXSS2027 or BIOS1170


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Intensive March
HSBH3012
Sydney Health Students Abroad
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Intensive December
Intensive June
Semester 2 - Core units
PHTY4225
Advanced Professional Practice B
6    P PHTY4221
C PHTY4226


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Semester 2
PHTY4226
Physiotherapy in Sport and Recreation
6    P PHTY4221
C PHTY4225


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Semester 2
PHTY4227
Clinical Practicum F
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive April, Intensive August, Intensive June, Intensive March, Intensive May, Intensive September
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Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 2 - Elective
Choose one 6 credit point Elective from the list below
BIOS3345
Physiotherapy and Ageing
6    N BIOS1172 or BIOS1173


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Semester 1a
Semester 2a
BIOS4188
Clinically Oriented Anatomy in Exercise
6    P BIOS1168 and BIOS1169 and PHTY3081 and PHTY4221
C PHTY4225
N BIOS3065


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Semester 2a
HSBH3012
Sydney Health Students Abroad
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive December
Intensive June
HSBH3025
Bodily Senses in Health and Disease
6    A Introductory neuroscience


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Semester 2a