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    Paper title Special Topic
    Subject Rehabilitation
    EFTS 0.25
    Points 30 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024, expected to be offered in 2025 (Distance learning)
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    MHealSc, PGDipRehab, PGDipPhty, PGDipHealSc, MPhty, PGCertHealSc

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    Regular interaction with classmates and paper tutors via Zoom videoconferencing and the online learning platform, Moodle. Additional on-line events to support whakawhanaunatunga (establishing relationships), and skills development, within the broader Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Unit learning community.

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    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
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    Not offered in 2024, expected to be offered in 2025

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    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
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