James Cook University JCU

Graduate Diploma 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.

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


24 credit points. This program 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 AQF level 7 Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology completed at an Australian university
  • Or equivalent.

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible for entry to the Master of Rehabilitation.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville Domestic: $28,440
International: $43,960
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

Completion of this program will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified physiotherapists. For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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