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Certificate

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

      Course overview

      • 2 years part time
      • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
      • Available to domestic and international students.
      • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July

      Overview

      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