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Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy postgraduate study

Overview

This endorsement is offered both on campus and by distance learning.  As part of the School of Physiotherapy's staircasing options, students enrolled part time can complete any or all of the following qualifications endorsed in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy, i.e. enrolment in Certificate, Diploma then Masters, or directly into the Masters.  Students enrolled full time can complete the Postgraduate Diploma or Master of Physiotherapy.

Please note that a B grade average or above is required in the first four papers for students to progress to the Masters level papers.

Line of study for part time, distance taught programmes from Diploma level

Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy)

Year 1

PHTY 501 Biomedical Science in Physiotherapy (Semester 1)
Optional paper (Semester 2)

Year 2

PHTY 543 Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (Semester 1)
PHTY 561 Clinical Practice (Semester 2)

Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy)

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, with a B grade average or above, students can staircase to the Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy)

PHTY 610 Research Methods (Semester 1)
PHTY 650 Research Project (Semester 2)

Line of study for full time, on-campus programmes

Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy)

PHTY 501 Biomedical Science in Physiotherapy (Semester 1)
PHTY 543 Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (Semester 1)

Optional paper (Semester 2)
PHTY 561 Clinical Practice (Semester 2)

Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy)

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, with a B grade average or above, students can staircase to the Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy)

PHTY 610 Research Methods (Semester 1)
PHTY 650 Research Projects (Semester 1)

Further information

Contact the Academic Administrator for information on full time distance taught study or Certificate level options for part time study.
Academic Administrator physio.academic@otago.ac.nz