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Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation

  • Graduate Diploma

The non-specialised Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation provides evidence based studies for health professionals including registered physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, nurses and other allied health professionals who seek to extend knowledge and skills in the fields of aged and neurological rehabilitation for promotion and professional recognition, or return to the workforce.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
086189D
Study Mode
In person
Fees
$20,236 per year / $20,236 total

About this course

The non-specialised Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation provides evidence based studies for health professionals including registered physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, nurses and other allied health professionals who seek to extend knowledge and skills in the fields of aged and neurological rehabilitation for promotion and professional recognition, or return to the workforce. This program enables articulation to the Master of Rehabilitation (Discipline)The course builds on the health inquiry unit and units related to clinical reasoning, advanced studies in chronic disease and disability and inter-professional practice and delivers case-based, on-line studies of aged and neurological disorders for holistic management and participation, along with research methodologies to plan a work-based project and a discipline specific practicum. Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation should be able to:Demonstrate collaborative and holistic management of a range of complex aged and neurological disorders that hone clinical reasoning, goal setting and evidence based applications from the discipline perspective Demonstrate advanced knowledge, skills and evidence based applications by each discipline to optimise participation of people with aged or neurological disorders in home, work and leisure pursuits, along with the ability to critically appraise and implement programs that accommodate cultural, language, behavioural, cognitive and memory problems frequently associated with older adults or those with ABI Demonstrate advanced knowledge, skills and applications through a discipline specific practicum (physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology) or health related elective for other health professions Apply a range of research methodologies and aligned statistics to plan a work-place research project and submit an ethical application for approval.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Brisbane, QLD

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU).
82%
Overall satisfaction
86%
Skill scale
70%
Teaching scale
79.2%
Employed full-time
$61.3k
Average salary