Welcome to the
School of Physiotherapy
Change in admission criteria
UMAT and interviews are no longer required for entry into the professional degree programme.
Centenial book available now
Take this opportunity to
order your copy of this
special limited edition of
“In Our Hands:
100 years of the School
of Physiotherapy in Otago
This hard covered book is produced to the highest quality on
archival paper, is a true keepsake and is written by historian
It represents an accurate account of the School’s history which is accessible and engaging for the general reader.
Don’t miss out - order your copy now by sending this form.
Welcome from the Dean
to the web site for the School of Physiotherapy at the University of
Otago, the original 'National School of Physiotherapy' for New
Zealand; the School was originally established in 1913, making it
one of the oldest physiotherapy schools in the world.
Read more of the Deans welcome...
We can help you:
Become a fully qualified physiotherapist
You may obtain a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree. On graduation you will be eligible for registration as a qualified Physiotherapist in New Zealand and many other countries.
Advance your physiotherapy qualifications
You can gain postgraduate physiotherapy qualifications. Obtain a postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters degree.
Investigate research at the school
Find out what research is being undertaken at the school and the results of previous research. If you want to study for a Doctorate then find information here. Select from the doctoral topics offered or propose your own within our research themes.
Locate a physiotherapy treatment and teaching
Find a physiotherapy clinic in Dunedin, Christchurch or Wellington. Receive treatment from a highly qualified staff member or fully supervised students.
Find information about the School of Physiotherapy
Find out what facilities the school has, who the staff are and how to contact us.
Celebrate our centenary
Join us to celebrate the centenary of physiotherapy education at Otago in 2013.