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Study Rehabilitation at Otago

Wellington campus

Overview

Rehabilitation is available as a subject of study for the:

Clinical Rehabilitation is available as an endorsement for a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc).

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Contact details

Programme Administrator
Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Unit (RTRU)
University of Otago, Wellington
PO Box 7343, 23A Mein Street
Wellington 6242
Tel 64 4 385 5591
Fax 64 4 389 5427
Email rtru@otago.ac.nz
Website uow.otago.ac.nz/rehab.html

Papers

See the full list of Rehabilitation (REHB) papers.

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Programme Requirements

Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) endorsed in Rehabilitation

Thesis option
  • REHB 701 Rehabilitation Principles
  • Two further REHB papers
  • Approved research methods paper(s) to the value of 30 points
  • A thesis (120 points)
Coursework option
  • REHB 701 Rehabilitation Principles
  • Three further REHB papers
  • Approved research methods paper(s) to the value of 30 points
  • Further approved paper(s) to the value of 30 points
  • A dissertation (60 points)

Note: A candidate, with the approval of the Board of Studies, may substitute alternative papers to the value of 30 points.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Rehabilitation (PGCertRehab)

Papers

The programme of study shall consist of two papers:

  • REHB 701  Rehabilitation Principles
  • One of:
    • REHB 703  Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    • REHB 704  Neurological Rehabilitaton
    • REHB 706  Work Rehabilitation
    • REHB 707  Rehabilitation for the Older Adult
    • REHB 712  Rethinking Rehabilitation
    • REHB 713  Goal Setting and the Therapeutic Relationship
    • REHB 714  Personal and Psychological Factors in Rehabilitation
    • REHB 715  Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    • REHB 716  Rehabilitation with Children
    • HASC 701  Working in Interprofessional Clinical Teams

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Postgraduate Diploma in Rehabilitation (PGDipRehab)

Papers
  • REHB 701  Rehabilitation Principles; and
  • Either:
    • REHB 710  Clinical Rehabilitation, or
    • REHB 712  Rethinking Rehabilitation; and
  • Two optional papers from:
    • REHB 703  Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    • REHB 704  Neurological Rehabilitation
    • REHB 706  Work Rehabilitation
    • REHB 707  Rehabilitation for the Older Adult
    • REHB 713  Goal Setting and the Therapeutic Relationship
    • REHB 714  Personal and Psychological Factors in Rehabilitation
    • REHB 715  Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    • REHB 716  Rehabilitation with Children
    • HASC 701  Working in Interprofessinal Clinical Teams

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