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**Program alert**

Students should note that the start date for this program has changed to Study Period 1

The Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports) will develop your advanced musculoskeletal competencies essential to sports physiotherapy with additional sports-specific theory and practice.

This coursework Masters degree is made up of eight courses (36 units) and has a sports focus. It is delivered through external and internal stud, with on-campus practical and clinical teaching.

Contemporary health care and musculoskeletal physiotherapy require therapists' reasoning and practice to be critical, reflective, patient-centred and evidence-based. This program will provide you with musculoskeletal focussed physiotherapy education to enable you to develop an advanced level of evidence-based practice. All practical, theory and supervised clinical sessions are taken by leading sports physiotherapists.

Unique features of the program include:

  • advanced education in clinical reasoning theory and practice;
  • dedicated courses in evidence-based practice, pain mechanisms, and pain assessment, rehabilitation and management;
  • two dedicated courses in advanced sports physiotherapy active and passive assessment with  practical skills supervision provided in intensive blocks.

Graduates may work at amateur, elite, national and international levels in a wide range of sports.

Please visit the Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy website for more information about the programs.


Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (South Australia), all students enrolled in this program must be registered with the relevant National Board either as general registration or limited registration under supervision. The registration process is undertaken by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with the University providing notification to AHPRA following a student’s enrolment in the program.

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