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Occupational Health Physiotherapy postgraduate study

Overview

As part of the School of Physiotherapy's staircasing options, students can complete any or all of the following qualifications endorsed in Occupational Health, i.e. enrolment in Certificate, Diploma then Masters, or directly into the Masters.

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.

The following programmes are undertaken via distance learning.

Line of study for part time, distance taught programmes

The line of study below is part time, for full time options please contact  Academic Administrator
Academic Administrator physio.academic@otago.ac.nz

Please note that the Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Physiotherapy (Occupational Health Physiotherapy) will no longer be available from 2018.

Postgraduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Occupational Health Physiotherapy)

PHTY 501 Biomedical Science in Physiotherapy (Semester 1)
PHTY 539 Occupational Health Physiotherapy (Semester 2)

Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (Occupational Health Physiotherapy)

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate students can staircase to the Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (Occupational Health Physiotherapy)

PHTY 543 Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (Semester 1)
PHTY 530 Theoretical Constructs in Clinical Practice (Semester 2)

Master of Physiotherapy (Occupational Health Physiotherapy)

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, with a B average or above, students can staircase to the Master of Physiotherapy (Occupational Health Physiotherapy)

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

Note: The PHTY 539 Occupational Health Physiotherapy paper, undertaken as part of the Occupational Health Physiotherapy programmes, meets the ACC vocational rehabilitation competencies.