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The Postgraduate Certificate in Rehabilitation (PGCertRehab) is a one-year, part-time postgraduate course. The PGCertRehab combines an interdisciplinary learning model with clinical and research expertise, making this course unique. The people who complete the PGCertRehab will find themselves better equipped to deal with a broad range of rehabilitation issues and be able to demonstrate to potential employers and funders that they possess the necessary skills to get results. The PGCertRehab can be an avenue into the Postgraduate Diploma in Rehabilitation by completing two further 30-point papers from the Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Unit.
University of Otago, Wellington
Postgraduate Certificate in Rehabilitation (PGCertRehab)
The programme of study shall consist of two papers:
Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Rehabilitation (PGCertRehab)
Admission to the Programme
- Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.
- Every applicant shall have fulfilled one of the following conditions:
- have been admitted to a degree or diploma of a university in New Zealand;
- hold an appropriate professional qualification approved by the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School;
- have been admitted ad eundem statum as entitled to proceed to the certificate.
Structure of the Programme
Duration of the Programme
- The duration of the programme shall normally be one academic year of part-time study.
- A candidate must complete both papers within two years of admission to the programme.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.