Great news! In order to the make the Doctor of Physiotherapy program more accessible to Canadian students, Macquarie University has increased the number of international seats from 5 to 20 and now does rolling admissions (no official deadline: first come, first served)!
We are also pleased to announce that Macquarie Physiotherapy Clinical Education and Student Support Manager Ms Angel Stark will be hosting a webinar for anyone interested in learning more about the Macquarie DPT program, the physio facilities and placements. Find out what makes a “happy Ange!”
Macquarie University Doctor of Physiotherapy WebinarDate: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Time: 7:30 p.m. (EST)
RSVP: For registration details, contact OzTREKK’s Australian Physiotherapy Schools Admissions Officer Jaime Notman at 1-866-698-7355 FREE or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Physiotherapy Clinical Education and Student Support Manager Angel Stark
- Expertise in physiotherapy clinical education, teaching and learning and clinical work
- Joined Macquarie University in May 2012
- Previously employed at the University of Sydney as Lecturer in Physiotherapy (2001–2012)
- 22 years of experience as a clinician working in Australia in public, private and community health settings, mostly in the management of neurological conditions
- Her areas of sub-specialty are amputees, stroke and traumatic brain injury
- Passionate physiotherapy educator experienced in curriculum development of physiotherapy programs
- Academic responsibility for teaching in undergraduate, postgraduate and international physiotherapy programs and has qualifications in higher education teaching
- Areas of teaching expertise include neurological physiotherapy, orthopaedic physiotherapy (including amputees), clinical education and professional issues
Macquarie University Doctor of PhysiotherapyThe Doctor of Physiotherapy at Macquarie is the only three-year, professional-entry physiotherapy program offered in New South Wales.
Program: Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT)
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Duration: 3 years
Next available intake: July 2016
Application deadline: Applications are assessed on a rolling admissions basis. The sooner you apply the better!
1. Completion of a bachelor’s degree with about a 65% average or above. This is the minimum academic standing needed to apply and does not guarantee admissions. The starting point to a competitive average would be at least a 70% cumulative average or higher; however, competitiveness changes each year depending on the quality and quantity of each year’s applicants.
2. Prerequisite courses in the following areas:
- Human Anatomy
- Human Physiology (Cell and Systems)
- Research Methods
- Exercise physiology
- Motor learning and performance
Once entry requirements for each candidate have been met the following processes occurs:
- Candidates will be ranked on their academic merit based on their highest GPA for any tertiary qualification.
- Secondary level of consideration will be given to students who have completed desired tertiary units of study.
- The highest ranked candidates will be offered a place.