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Occupational Health Physiotherapy postgraduate study

Overview

Opportunities are available for students to complete a Postgraduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Occupational Health Physiotherapy) then continue on to a Postgraduate Diploma and/or Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy).

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 learning:

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 (Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy)

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate students can staircase to the Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy

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 average or above, students can staircase to the Master of 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.