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Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Science

      Course overview

      • 1 year part time
      • Online
      • Available to domestic and international students
      • Term 1 Intake - January and Term 3 Intake - July

      Overview

      The Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Science is designed for physiotherapists, exercise scientists, occupational therapists, nurses and other qualified allied health professionals who want to become experts in rehabilitation and health promotion for people recovering from injury and illness.

      This course promotes contemporary best practice rehabilitation in multiple clinical and community contexts, in national and global settings. Building on your existing knowledge and skills, the course focuses on identifying and analysing the multiple determinants of health that influence wellbeing. You will also learn to design and implement rehabilitation strategies in a holistic, person-centred manner at both an individual and group level.

      Who the course is for

      This unique course has been designed to support students at different stages in their careers, including career starters and those with clinical experience seeking to improve their practice and gain further qualification. It is relevant to a range of qualified allied health professionals, such as:

      • Physiotherapists
      • Occupational therapists
      • Exercise Scientists
      • Nurses
      • Prosthetists
      • Orthotists
      • Podiatrists.

      Course aims

      You will learn about the principles of rehabilitation and habilitation, the physiology of fitness and conditioning and the use of evidence informed clinical decision-making. Specifically, you will learn techniques including exercise prescription, goal setting, measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviours and fitness evaluation.

      Pathways

      The Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Science is part of a nested suite of courses, designed for versatility. You may also be interested in the following related courses: