Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation

Online study | Start date: February 2021 | Register to find out more

What will you achieve?

Expand your technical proficiency to design, manage, and evaluate rehabilitation plans for individuals and communities in culturally diverse populations.

Develop solutions for complex problems in health professional practice.

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What will you learn?

Four core subjects

Complete Rehabilitation for Chronic Conditions and choose your major (discipline area) from:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology, or
  • General

See below for more information.

What are the entry requirements?

AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline; or

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, or
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology; or
  • at least five years' experience in a health profession.



Please note: This website is intended as a general guide for domestic students only. Prospective students should contact the University to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses.

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Core subject:

  • Rehabilitation for Chronic Conditions

Plus choose 3 subjects from the following list:

  • Teaching for Learning in the Health Professions
  • Advanced Practice Within the Rural and Remote Context
  • Rehabilitation Research and Evidence Based Practice
  • Rehabilitation for Disability across the Lifespan
  • Palliative Care for Health Professionals
  • Biostatistics for Public Health
  • Managing Effective Health Programs

Core subject:

  • Rehabilitation for Chronic Conditions

Plus choose 2 subjects from the following list:

  • Teaching for Learning in the Health Professions
  • Advanced Practice Within the Rural and Remote Context
  • Rehabilitation for Disability across the Lifespan
  • Biostatistics for Public Health
  • Managing Effective Health Programs

Plus choose 1 subject from the following list (that was not chosen from the above list):

  • Advanced Practice Within the Rural and Remote Context
  • Rehabilitation Research and Evidence Based Practice
  • Rehabilitation for Disability across the Lifespan
  • Palliative Care for Health Professionals

Core subject:

  • Rehabilitation for Chronic Conditions

Plus choose 2 subjects from the following list:

  • Clinical Expert Updates for Physiotherapy
  • Teaching for Learning in the Health Professions
  • Rehabilitation for Disability across the Lifespan
  • Biostatistics for Public Health
  • Managing Effective Health Programs

Plus choose 1 subject from the following list (that was not chosen from the above list):

  • Advanced Practice Within the Rural and Remote Context
  • Rehabilitation Research and Evidence Based Practice
  • Rehabilitation for Disability across the Lifespan

Core subject:

  • Rehabilitation for Chronic Conditions

Plus choose 2 subjects from the following list:

  • Rehabilitation for Disability across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Practice in Dysphagia
  • Advanced Practice in Adult Speech Pathology
  • Biostatistics for Public Health
  • Managing Effective Health Programs

Plus choose 1 subject from the following list (that was not chosen from the above list):

  • Rehabilitation for Disability across the Lifespan
  • Palliative Care for Health Professionals
  • Advanced Practice Within the Rural and Remote Context
  • Advanced Practice in Dysphagia
  • Advanced Practice in Adult Speech Pathology
  • Rehabilitation Research and Evidence Based Practice

Find out more

Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation

Why Health at JCU?

Experience a vibrant learning culture which fosters highly skilled and knowledgeable graduates. With an emphasis on authentic learning, compassionate care, support to succeed and cultivation of curiosity, at JCU you’ll develop the skills, confidence and experience to be a valuable healthcare professional.

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