AUT - Physiotherapy at AUT University: an overview


Physiotherapy at AUT University: an overview

  • Also referred to as, or includes, musculoskeletal physiotherapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation, acupuncture

AUT’s physiotherapy department runs a world-leading rehabilitation programme from undergraduate to masters and doctoral level. These programmes are supported by some of New Zealand’s leading rehabilitation research institutes and professors.

Key academic contact

Dr David Nicholls
Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7064

View academic profiles of all physiotherapy staff

Research focus

Research areas include:
  • Balance
  • Biomechanics
  • Musculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • Pain
  • Rehabilitation
Specialising in the following areas:

Degrees and qualifications



Acupuncture (western and traditional Chinese)
Musculoskeletal physiotherapy
Other postgraduate qualifications

News, events and conferences

Contact us

Debbie Holden
Programme Support/Secretary
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7705

New students and general enquiries

Student centre provides information on all programmes at AUT, course counselling, campus tours, study planning and enrolment assistance.

Phone: 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)
Submit an online enquiry

Returning student enquiries

Student centre provides information on applications and admission, fees and invoices, student loans, academic records, general enrolment, graduation, accommodation, activities and events and student services.

Phone: +64 9 921 9779

Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 3:31pm

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