Auckland University Of Technology Physiotherapy Degree

Known for its world-leading undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, the Physiotherapy department is part of health sciences at AUT. The department is one of the largest in the world, and is supported by internationally recognised academic staff and world-renowned research centres.

Our physiotherapy qualifications range from bachelor’s to master’s and doctoral level, and include options for postgraduate study in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, acupuncture, rehabilitation, mental health, older adults health and wellness, child health, health professional education, and leadership and management.

Undergraduate courses

Undergraduate study in physiotherapy will give you a solid grounding in this area.

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy)
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Science
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Science

Postgraduate courses

AUT offers a range of postgraduate qualifications you can study to advance your career or help start a new one. Your postgraduate study can be research focused, course-work based, or a combination of both with opportunity to pursue research in your chosen area of specialisation.

We offer postgraduate study options accommodating both full-time and part-time students, with papers featuring flexible learning options which may include online, block course or distance learning.

The Physiotherapy department offers a range of study options in the following areas:

Acupuncture programmes
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Acupuncture
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Acupuncture
  • Master of Health Practice in Acupuncture
  • Master of Health Science
Child health programmes
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Child Health
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Child Health
  • Master of Health Practice in Child Health
  • Master of Health Science
Health professional education programmes
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Health Professional Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Health Professional Education
  • Master of Health Science
Leadership and management programmes
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Leadership and Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Leadership and Management
Mental health and addictions programmes
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Mental Health and Addictions
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Mental Health and Addictions
  • Master of Health Practice in Mental Health and Addictions
  • Master of Health Science
Musculoskeletal physiotherapy programmes
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science
  • Master of Health Practice
  • Master of Health Science
Older adult: health and wellness programmes
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Older Adult Health and Wellness
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Older Adult Health and Wellness
  • Master of Health Science
Rehabilitation programmes
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Rehabilitation 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Rehabilitation 
  • Master of Health Practice
  • Master of Health Science
Other postgraduate programmes
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Health Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy