The University of Melbourne

Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy - Paediatrics

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Paediatrics) at University of Melbourne is offered to Physiotherapists who wish to enhance their knowledge and clinical management skills as a means of improving professional practice in paediatrics. This course covers contemporary theoretical knowledge and current advances in paediatric physiotherapy, with an emphasis on evidence-based practice. Through this course, students will refine existing clinical reasoning skills in the physiotherapy management of paediatric conditions.

Designed for

Qualified physiotherapists


  • Some subjects are offered in a block mode and others are taught over the full semester. Units include: Cardiorespiratory acute care
  • Cardiorespiratory exercise
  • Exercise for women
  • Pelvic floor physiotherapy
  • Paediatrics. Note that not all units are available each year.


  • Paediatrics
  • Exercise and Women's Health
  • Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Standard entry requirements

Applicants must be qualified to practise as physiotherapists and should normally have at least two years' clinical experience with one of the two years preferably being in the area of course specialisation. Both academic achievement and clinical experience will be considered by the Selection Committee.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $21,072
International: $23,568
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

Three streams available: Exercise and Women's Health; Paediatrics; Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy.

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