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6 months full-time
or part-time equivalent
AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline; or at least five years’ experience in a health profession; or B Physiotherapy, B Occupational Therapy, or B Speech Pathology
Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation
Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Health and Medicine
Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline, from this or another university (General major); or at least five years’ experience in a health profession; or
Applicants must have completed at least a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology at an Australian University or hold an equivalent international entry level qualification in one of these professions (Physiotherapy major, Occupational Therapy major or Speech Pathology major).
Note: Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified health professionals.
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.
For students undertaking the Speech Pathology major, an overall IELTS of 7.0 with a minimum writing score of 6.0; speaking score of 8.0; reading and listening score of 7.0 is required.
Telephone and computer access with internet. Some subjects will require mixed mode attendance at the Townsville campus.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation graduates will be able to:
RH5202:03 Rehabilitation for Chronic Conditions
Select a major (discipline area) from Table A
Table A (MAJORS)
Type of major
Credit points in major
9 credit points
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time or 1 year part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation 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 a credit transfer for previous tertiary study or informal and non-formal learning in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.
6 credit points
Credit will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course
Credit 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
Inclusion of major on testamur
The major will appear on the testamur
Exit with lesser award
Students admitted to a Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation may after completion of that award, gain credit for those studies towards a Graduate Diploma of Rehabilitation or a Master of Rehabilitation.
Estimated annual tuition fee: $AUD18,540.00
Course fees are charged per year of full-time study. International course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change.
A Student Services and Amenities Fee is payable per subject up to a maximum amount per year.
Student Visa holders must have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of their Student Visa (except Norwegian, Swedish and Belgian citizens). Costs depend on the length of study and the number of dependents accompanying the student. For more information see Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).
Scholarships and financial aid are also available for international students.
Consult the admission requirements section in the Handbook for prerequisites and pathways into this course.
Master of Rehabilitation
Doing the Master of Rehabilitation will help with career progression — especially in getting jobs I wouldn’t otherwise be able to get. You have to manage your time between work and study, but I think you’re more motivated as a learner because you’ve had situations where you can apply your experience and knowledge to.
Course Coordinator, Rehabilitation
The Master of Rehabilitation is an exciting pathway in your healthcare career. There is a great variety of subjects to help upskill in the area of rehabilitation, addressing perspectives from many different disciplines. Whatever your aim, this course will assist the development of your skill set in rehabilitation.