Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will complete the Australian Physiotherapy Association Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy course. This 50-hour course incorporates theoretical and practical elements of diagnosis and management of sport injuries. The Department of Physiotherapy has no involvement in selection of applicants into the APA course and it is the student's responsibility to ensure they meet the eligibility criteria, and to apply and be accepted into the course.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must pass PTY5SEE & PTY5ACS & PTY5PDS and must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HMSPH - Master of Sports Physiotherapy or HZSPMP - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects PTY5LSE, PTY5PSM

Special conditions Must pass HCSP - Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy with a minimum B grade course WAM.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA list of readings is provided by the convenors of the APA Level 3 Sports Course.PrescribedAPAAPA.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Distance Education, 2014, All Year, Distance Education


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 10 - 43
One 50.0 hours block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"50 hours of face to face learning activities as part of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy course. Online learning resources and optional discussion forums."


Assessment elementComments%
One 3-hour written APA examAssessed externally by the APA. Hurdle requirement: a certificate of satisfactory completion is required to achieve a pass in this subject.100