Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Students will develop advanced assessment and clinical skills in the broad context of rehabilitation. The main areas of physiotherapy practice included are orthopaedics, neurology and cardio-respiratory physiotherapy across a person's lifespan.

Designed for

Rural and remote practitioners who require specialist generalist skills, including clinical reasoning and evidence-based physiotherapy management for rehabilitation following trauma and for chronic conditions


12 credit points. This course is offered externally, however, some subjects may require limited face-to-face attendance on campus in Townsville.


  • General
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech pathology

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline
  • Or at least five years' experience in a health profession
  • Or an AQF level 7 Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology completed at an Australian University
  • Or equivalent.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Townsville Domestic: $13,940
International: $18,540
No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 6
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

Completion of this program will not enable overseas qualified physiotherapists to be registered in Australia. For more information:

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