Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy)
Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Health and Medicine
Applicants must be registered Australian Physiotherapists or have completed an overseas recognised physiotherapy qualification.
Note: Completion of this program will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified physiotherapists.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 3a – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Additional selection requirements
Telephone and computer access
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Course learning outcomes
The Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) is a coursework program which qualifies students to apply specialised knowledge and skills in rehabilitation in Occupational Health settings.
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) graduates will be able to:
Select no specified major (OPTION A) or select a major (OPTION B)
OPTION A - No specified major
PS5103:03 Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Research and Evidence Based Practice
TM5573:03 Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion
Select 3 credit points of specified TM and PS level 5 subjects
TM5514:03 Environmental Health
TM5540:03 Public Health and the Workplace
PS5108:03 Advanced Musculoskeletal Practice
Select a major
OPTION B - MAJORS
Type of major
Credit points in major
12 credit points
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A student who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 7 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed the course of study prescribed for this course.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF REHABILITATION (PHYSIO)
Inclusion of majors on testamur
The major will not appear on the testamur
Exit with lesser award
Students admitted to a Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation may after completion of that award, gain advanced standing for those studies towards a Graduate Diploma of Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) or a Master of Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy).