Bachelor of Physiotherapy


At Western, we care how you do in all aspects of your life. We believe your future is unlimited and together the possibilities are endless.

As the uni named number one in the world two years in a row – 2022 and 2023 for our social, economic and environmental impact in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, apply today to discover your unlimited potential and start at Western in 2024.

Advance human health

Western’s Physiotherapy program takes a strong evidence-based approach to health sciences teaching, learning and research, to produce professionals who can truly help clients and communities to lead healthier lives. When you graduate, you will have the skills you need to pursue a physiotherapy career in a range of health settings including private practice, aged care, private and public hospitals, rehabilitation and chronic health management. Career settings also include community-based agencies, rural and regional healthcare providers, and working with athletes and sporting organisations.

Practical experience

You can look forward to practical experience in your first and second years. During your third and fourth years, you will undertake clinical placements, then return to the University for a final component that explores the lessons you learnt in the field and how to best integrate these into your career. This will focus on professional, technical, industrial and legal topics, as well as exploring complex case studies.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $33,608*

Delivery: On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"Lecturers challenge us to think independently and improve our critical thinking. I don't regret choosing to study Physiotherapy at WSU."

— Alice Mitchell. Bachelor of Physiotherapy.

Professional accreditation

The academic and clinical curriculum has been developed in line with physiotherapy accreditation standards.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy program, our graduates may be eligible for registration as physiotherapists in Australia. The Australian Physiotherapy Council has accredited the current program.

The Academy

The Academy at Western is a place to learn, grow and transform as a leader and changemaker.

Focused on transformative and impactful leadership, our program is designed to build your awareness, knowledge, and critical skills to lead with confidence and purpose.

As an Academy member, you will grow your potential by interacting with innovative education, working and learning in interdisciplinary environments, engaging with local and international communities, and connecting with industry and community leaders.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

** Lowest Selection Rank