University of South Australia (UniSA)

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy (ICMS)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy is for qualified physiotherapists who want to gain advanced clinical skills and knowledge in both musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. Students develop advanced competencies through student-centred, critical, reflective engagement with contemporary theory, case-based discussion and critical reflection. The Graduate Certificate involves a blend of on-campus and online learning, making it ideally suited to busy working professionals balancing clinical commitments.


18 units.


  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Sports Physiotherapy

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree level or equivalent professional entry level qualification from a recognised higher education institution in Physiotherapy
  • And minimum 10 months full-time, or equivalent, physiotherapy practice in a relevant field following completion of the professional entry level qualification. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.

Study pathways

Graduates can use this program to continue, with credit, into the Masters of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) or Masters of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports) programs and then seek formal recognition by the Australian Physiotherapy Association, and specialist recognition by the Australian College of Physiotherapists. Graduates can also use the Graduate Certificate as a pathway to Research, with the Graduate Certificate satisfying the coursework requirements to proceed to a Masters by Research degree.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City East International: $18,750 No
  • Full-time : 6 months

Fee comments

Campuses: City East.

CRICOS 0100852

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