To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:
Have completed either:
A Bachelor degree from an accredited 3-year program in a Health Discipline or equivalent to enter the Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation non-specialty pathway; OR
A Bachelor degree from an accredited 4-year program in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology or equivalent to enter the Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation (Discipline) pathway, with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0;
Have a minimum of two years clinical experience in the appropriate discipline.
Demonstrate suitability to undertake the course:
For the Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy disciplines, applicants must hold current registration with the discipline specific National Allied Health Registration Board or required Authority in Australia, or Registration Authority in country of current practice,
For the Speech Pathology discipline, applicants must have obtained and maintain eligibility to practice and membership with Speech Pathology Australia, or Registration Authority in country of current practice.
International applicants must also meet the English Language requirements of an Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) overall score of 7.0 or higher, with no band score lower than 6.5
2. Completion Requirements
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings:
30 cp from Specified Units;
30 cp from Specialisation Units (for discipline/field stream)
20 cp from Research Units OR
For non-specialty pathway:
30cp from Specified Units;
20 cp from Health Units;
10 cp from Elective Units; AND
20 cp from Research Units.
In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the relevant School Committee.
Chronic Disease and Disability in Community Contexts
(Pre: HLSC602 Advanced Decision Making OR PHTY600/OTHY600/SPHY600 Advanced Clinical Reasoning for (Discipline) in Aged and Neurological Rehabilitation)
Practicum: Inter-professional Practice for Health Disciplines (Pre: HLSC602 Advanced Decision Making) (Inc: PHTY601/OTHY601/SPHY601 Practicum 1: Optimising (Discipline) Practice within Inter-professional Contexts)