Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

148904 v.3 Master of Rehabilitation


This course is not available to International Onshore Students on Student Visas


This course is designed for rehabilitation - health professional graduates, such as occupational therapists, nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, social workers, psychologists and speech pathologists, working in rehabilitation. Rehabilitation in this context is broadly defined to include primary, secondary and tertiary rehabilitation.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in one of the related areas plus two years of relevant postgraduate work experience. Graduate students who undertake the course are expected to have prior knowledge, abilities and skills in the area of rehabilitation. Work experience isassessed on the basis of level of seniority and responsibility, job description, work based referee support, publications or other written reports, short courses or conference attendance.

Specific Requirements

Applicants for this course should refer to the Communicable Diseases and Criminal Record Screening and Clearance Section of this publication.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee paying course may be undertaken on a full-time basis in one calendar year or alternatively over three semesters. It is also available on an equivalent part-time basis with some units available externally.

Intermediate Awards

A student who has successfully completed all the requirements of the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences - (Rehabilitation) may apply under exceptional circumstance provisions for graduation in that award subject to approval of the Head of School. For further definition refer to the Statement and Awards section under General Information.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

11249 v.2   Rehabilitation Service Provision 580 4.0 25.0
13056 v.2   Clinical Research 651 6.0 25.0
13147 v.2   Rehabilitation Case Management 680 4.0 25.0

Year 1 Semester 2

11251 v.4   The Sociocultural Environment in Rehabilitation 500 4.0 25.0
13059 v.2   Research Project 652 4.0 25.0
13148 v.2   Policy Context of Rehabilitation 600 4.0 25.0

Year 2 Semester 1

13060 v.3   Professional Project 650 10.0 50.0
13065 v.2   Professional Practice 650 3.0 50.0


Availability Information has not been provided by the respective School or Area. Prospective/current students should contact the School or Area listed above for further information.

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