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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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Master of Rehabilitation

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Rehabilitation suite of programs aims to provide evidence based advanced 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 to return to the workforce.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Course Code
086188E
Study Mode
In person
Fees
$20,236 per year / $30,354 total

About this course

The Master of Rehabilitation suite of programs aims to provide evidence based advanced 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 to return to the workforce. This 120 cp Masters course is structured with a nested Graduate Certificate (40 cp) and Graduate Diploma (80 cp) for the disciplines of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology in addition to a non-discipline specific stream. This course includes purposely designed inter-professional coursework units in conjunction with discipline specific streams. Workshop intensives, and application of advanced skills and knowledge within the work-place and other practice settings will enable each discipline to apply highly integrative and evidence based-content to allow the development of advanced skills and practice. Clinicians will use critical appraisal to evaluate strategies and interventions as well as implement optimal programs in their work-place and during an advanced practicum for holistic management and enhanced participation of people with complex aged and neurological disorders. The program culminates with these advanced practicum opportunities and a clinical research project within the discipline and fields of either aged or neurological rehabilitation. Graduates of the Master of Rehabilitation should be able to:Apply concepts, knowledge and advanced skills developed through participation in workshop intensives, online learning activities, and application within the work-place and other practice settings Evaluate the issues and complex challenges faced by rehabilitation clinicians related to older adults or those with neurological disorders Conceptualise evidence based and innovative approaches to clinical practice to support diverse health care models for people with chronic diseases and disabilities and complex neurological and age-related presentations Align theory, practice and research through interpretation and application of evidence to practice and completion of an individualised clinical research project within the work-place Develop team, inter-professional, supervisory and leadership skills from a discipline specific focus within a multi-disciplinary professional environment Contribute to the advancement of knowledge and optimal program development for holistic management and enhanced participation of people with complex aged and neurological disorders.

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