James Cook University JCU

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 online only.


  • 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 pathways

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation may lead to credit towards the Graduate Diploma of Rehabilitation and Master of Rehabilitation.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville Domestic: $13,940
International: $18,540
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 months

Further information

Completion of this program will not enable overseas qualified physiotherapists to be registered in Australia. For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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