About the courseThe Doctor of Physiotherapy offers an innovative problem-based learning model of physiotherapy education to prepare entry level physiotherapists for their roles and responsibilities as first contact practitioners. The program integrates the clinical, pathological and related sciences with the physiotherapy knowledge, skills and professional behaviours and attitudes required to examine, diagnose and treat physiotherapy clients. The Doctor of Physiotherapy assists you to progressively develop and apply your knowledge, skills and professional attitudes and behaviour for physiotherapy practice and places a strong emphasis on clinical experiential learning with 50 per cent of the program undertaken in a clinical context. The first 30 weeks of clinical practice addresses five core areas in both hospital and community settings and one elective. Variable experiences across the lifespan are sought in the clinical areas of: Orthopaedics, Cardio-respiratory practice, Out-patient musculoskeletal practice (hospital or private practice settings), Neurological and ortho-geriatric rehabilitation (hospital and community settings), Chronic Disease and Disability, whether paediatric or adult in context, Paediatrics or womens / mens health, or private / sports practice. In the final semester, the program culminates in a 12-week clinical internship with an aligned research project. This extending clinical / research opportunity is designed to ensure graduates are well prepared for entry into the physiotherapy workforce. The Doctor of Physiotherapy comprises of 6 semesters (2 years), allowing graduates to complete their degree earlier and take the next step in their career sooner. Studying physiotherapy is a great way to combine your passion for helping people with your interest in sports, human movement and science. The highly regarded Doctor of Physiotherapy at prepares graduates for their next career move by providing over 1,200 hours of clinical placement across a number o
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AboutMonash University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Named for prominent World War I general Sir John Monash, it was founded in 1958 and is the second oldest university in the state. The university has a number of campuses, four of which are in Victoria, and one in Malaysia. Monash also has a research and teaching centre in Prato, Italy, a graduate research school in Mumbai, India and a graduate school in Suzhou, China. Monash University courses are also delivered at other locations, including South Africa.
The university is a member of Australia’s Group of Eight, an alliance of elite Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research. It is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities. Globally connected, its alumni network is at the forefront of social and technological progress at many of the worlds best companies. Faculties of the university include Art, Design and Architecture, Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Science.
The campuses at Monash have student run clubs that organize fun activities, such as trips and social events. It has clubs for everybody, from anime and chess fanatics to lovers of performing arts and the outdoors, medieval enthusiasts and volunteer groups. The library at Monash offers a great range of resources for extra support, which includes study guides, online tutorials, library guides and more. A wide range of student services are also offered at the university to make sure that the students get the most out of their time at Monash. Its Career Connect Services helps students prepare for the world of work with a range of career guidance services, including job application and interview skills, career coaching, leadership development programs and volunteering experiences.
Monash also has student associations, which are made up of representatives elected by students and whose role is to liaise with the university to provide services, facilities and amenities around the campus. It gives students the chance to influence campus life and get involved in number of ways, such as writing for the student newspaper, joining a special interest club, and organising events like orientation week. From sports perspective, more than 600 Monash students compete at the Australian University Games every year. The students can also join a sports team to get involved in the social competitions or take classes in aerobics, martial arts, yoga, aquatics and cycling at the university gymnasium.
With campuses and centres across four continents, Monash is able to offer exceptional global opportunities to staff and students alike. There are three campuses in Melbourne. Equipped with facilities like convertible classrooms and modern study areas, it helps to learn in exciting new ways. Whichever campus students study at, they will be part of a dynamic Monash community. The city campus is in the heart of Melbourne. University’s second largest campus is the Caulfield and is just a short train ride from Melbourne’s city centre
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Peninsula campus has a reputation for excellence in nursing and allied health, education and business. Our extensive links with schools, healthcare providers and local businesses provide a practical edge for students and deliver significant economic and social benefits to the community. We’re strengthening the local health and education workforce through professional development and student training. Each year, our students complete more than half a million hours of placements across nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, paramedicine and education.