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Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Exercise and Women's Health)

      Course overview

      • 2 years part time
      • On Campus (Parkville)
      • Available to domestic and international students.
      • Start Year Intake - March and Mid Year Intake - July

      Overview

      This course is designed for applicants with a prior qualification in Physiotherapy who wish to advance their skills and knowledge of Exercise and Women's Health. The Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Exercise and Women's Health) consists of two subjects each of 12.5 points and the Professional portfolio of 25 points. The course is taught as a face-to-face intensive (6 days per 12.5 credit point subject) with remaining assessments submitted online during the semester. The two core subjects PHTY90097 Musculoskeletal Disorders in Women and PHTY90004 Exercise for Women run in alternate years.

      Handbook:

      The Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Exercise and Women's Health) consists of two subjects each of 12.5 points and the Professional portfolio of 25 points.

      Webpage (MDHS):

      On completion of this course, graduates will be able to demonstrate the following specific skills:

      • an advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology applied to a specialist physiotherapy area;
      • an advanced understanding of the recent knowledge base in a specialist physiotherapy area;
      • advanced clinical skills and techniques applicable to a specialist physiotherapy area;
      • an ability to promote evidence-based practice in a specialist physiotherapy area;

      and the following generic skills:

      • a capacity for self-directed learning and the motivation for life-long independent learning;
      • an advanced level of oral and written communication;
      • an ability to critically evaluate and synthesise research literature;
      • a capacity to manage competing demands on time;
      • an appreciation of the team approach to learning in complex areas.

      Course Description

      This course is designed for applicants with a prior qualification in Physiotherapy who wish to advance their skills and knowledge of Exercise and Women's Health.

      Course search:

      On completion of this course, graduates will be able to demonstrate:

      • An advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology applied to a specialist physiothereapy area
      • An advanced understanding of the recent knowledge base in a specialist physiotherapy area
      • Advanced cliniclal skills and techniques applicable to a specialist physiotherapy area
      • An ability to promote evidence-based practice in a specialist physiotherapy area