Postgraduate study in rehabilitation
We offer distance-taught courses at the postgraduate certificate, diploma, master’s, and PhD level. Our papers will challenge and develop your skills and knowledge in rehabilitation. (Note: not all papers offered every year.)
Paper Schedule (PDF)
REHB 701 Rehabilitation principles
REHB 701 provides a strong foundation in rehabilitation theory, disability classification, rehabilitation processes, goal setting, teamwork, and the fundamentals of the business of rehabilitation.
REHB 703 Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
REHB 703 is a specialist paper in rehabilitation assessment and management of musculoskeletal disorders, including chronic pain conditions, arthritis and amputation.
REHB 704 Neurological rehabilitation
REHB 704 is a specialist paper on rehabilitation for neurological conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and Parkinson’s disease.
REHB 706 Work rehabilitation
REHB 706 offers modern management techniques for reducing worksite injuries and promotion early return to work – suitable for all health professionals wanting to learn more about work rehabilitation. This paper is particularly suited for those who are looking to satisfy ACC's postgraduate training requirements to hold a vocational rehabilitation contract.
REHB 707 Rehabilitation for older adults
REHB 707 explores assessment, rehabilitation and management of conditions that cause impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions in old age.
REHB 712 Rethinking rehabilitation
REHB 712 students will rethink current rehabilitation practice by finding, evaluating, and applying existing research in combination with practical knowledge in their own field of expertise.
REHB 713 Goal setting and the therapeutic relationship
REHB 713 is a journey through contemporary theory, evidence, and application of person-centred goal setting to clinical practice. Students will learn to enhance service user motivation, address ethical issues, and strengthen rehabilitation plans.
REHB 714 Personal and psychological factors in rehabilitation
REHB 714 is a course on psychological aspects of rehabilitation and recovery designed for non-psychologists. Students will learn how to build on service users' personal strengths to enhance recovery.
REHB 715 Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
REHB 715 is a specialist paper for those interested in increasing their knowledge and skills in rehabilitation for people with cardiac and/or respiratory conditions.
REHB 716 Rehabilitation with children
REHB 716 explores evidenced-based, family-centred approaches to rehabilitation for infants, children, and teenagers with impairments, disability, and health conditions.
HASC 701 Working in interprofessional clinical teams
HASC 701 aids in building better rehabilitation teams through the analysis and application of theory on team culture, roles, and processes in order to improve service quality and patient experiences as well as foster leadership excellence.