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This page has the postgraduate rehabilitation papers and qualifications (courses) that you can study at AUT. See links to paper descriptions and outlines of each qualification.

Who can study rehabilitation at postgraduate level?

  • This pathway within the health programmes is open to health professionals. Papers need to be selected to complete a cohesive course of study.
  • Students, provided they meet the entry requirements, can enter postgraduate programmes at the postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or master's levels outlined below.

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Below is a summary only. Detailed information sheets for each paper can be downloaded or printed from the More Information web page.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Rehabilitation (AK3484) 60 points

With thePgCertHSc you undertake an approved course of study to advance your specialty discipline, knowledge and scholarly development.

This qualification may contribute 60 points towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science*, Master of Health Science or Master of Health Practice.

You complete 60 points from the following papers:
RHAB802 Vocational Management and Rehabilitation (30 points)
HEAL801 Disability & Health (15 points) 
HEAL804 Advanced Case Management Practice (15 points) 
RHAB805 Concepts of Rehabilitation (15 points)
RHAB806 Hand and Upper Limb Therapy (45 points)
RHAB807 Motor Control in Rehabilitation (15 points) (Not running in 2017)
RHAB808 Neurological Rehabilitation (15 points) 
RHAB809 Stroke Management (15 points)  (Not running in 2017)
RHAB810 Clinical Gait Analysis (15 points) 
RHAB811 Health Ergonomics (15 points)
RHAB812 Innovative Strategies: Engaging in Rehabilitation (15 points)
RHAB813 Breathing, Performance and Rehabilitation (15 points)
RADY801 Ultrasound Imaging (15 points) 
RHAB819 Therapeutic Exercise Science (15 points) (Not running in 2017)
RHAB814 Clinical Anatomy (15 points) (Not running in 2017)
RHAB815 Measuring Health and Wellbeing (15 points)
RHAB816 Participation and Health (30 points)
RHAB817 Biomechanics (15 points)
RHAB818 Pain: Mechanisms and Management (15 points)
RHAB801 Occupational Ergonomics: Concepts of Moving and Handling (30 points) (Not running in 2017)

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Rehabilitation (AK3487) 120 points

The PgDipHSc is a coursework programme which can lead into the Master of Health Science or Master of Health Practice.

You undertake an approved course of study to advance your speciality discipline, knowledge and scholarly development.

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Rehabilitation papers* (60 points)

And select 1 research paper:
HEAL840 Critical Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice (15 points)
HEAL811 Integrative Research (15 points)

Select 1 professional paper:
HEAL812 Health Professional Practice (15 points)
HEAL813 Practice Reality (15 points)

Complete the following speciality core paper:
RHAB805 Concepts of Rehabilitation (15 points)

And select 1 paper from:
RHAB802 Vocational Management and Rehabilitation (30 points)
HEAL801 Disability & Health (15 points)
HEAL804 Advanced Case Management Practice (15 points)
RHAB806 Hand and Upper Limb Therapy (45 points)
RHAB807 Motor Control in Rehabilitation (15 points) (Not running in 2017)
RHAB808 Neurological Rehabilitation (15 points) 
RHAB809 Stroke Management (15 points) (Not running in 2017)
RHAB810 Clinical Gait Analysis (15 points)
RHAB811 Health Ergonomics (15 points)
RHAB812 Innovative Strategies: Engaging in Rehabilitation (15 points)
RHAB813 Breathing, Performance and Rehabilitation (15 points)
RADY801 Ultrasound Imaging (15 points) 
RHAB819 Therapeutic Exercise Science (15 points) (Not running in 2017)
RHAB814 Clinical Anatomy (15 points) (Not running in 2017)
RHAB815 Measuring Health and Well-being (15 points) 
RHAB817 Biomechanics (15 points)
RHAB818 Pain: Mechanisms and Management (15 points)
RHAB801 Occupational Ergonomics: Concepts of Moving and Handling (30 points) (Not running in 2017)

Master of Health Practice in Rehabilitation (AK3733) 180 points

The MHPrac is for health professionals with at least three years’ clinical experience. It is ideal for those health practitioners who wish to extend their practical knowledge and take their career to a higher level. 

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Rehabilitation papers (120 points)

And:
HEAL997 Practice Project (60 points)

Master of Health Science*** (AK3485) 240 points

With the MHSc graduates from a variety of health backgrounds can advance their scholarly and professional knowledge in an interprofessional and collegial learning environment, and develop research capabilities.

This degree comprises core and specialist papers and a thesis or dissertation, so you can complete research relevant to your programme of study. 

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Rehabilitation papers (120 points)

And:
HEAL999 Thesis** (120 points)

Within this subject area other relevant optional papers may be undertaken with the approval of the Associate Dean Postgraduate. Optional papers may be selected from other relevant subject areas.

 

Doctor of Health Science

The Doctor of Health Science (DHSc) is designed for health professionals with at least five years’ professional experience who wish to broaden their professional practice competency and expertise.

It comprises papers and research development, which culminates in a thesis.

 

Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is undertaken by research only. There is no compulsory coursework involved. The PhD is an advanced postgraduate degree that is particularly suitable for students wishing to pursue an academic or research career.

A successful candidate will make a significant original contribution to the body of knowledge in relation to a contemporary issue in health and environmental research.

Students will have supervisors to guide and advise them, with one assigned as the primary supervisor. 

What the symbols mean

Flexible learning options may be available. This involves online, block course or distance learning (subject to change).
^ For non-research thesis pathway.
* A postgraduate certificate must be surrendered in order to claim full credits towards a postgraduate diploma. Please refer to the Academic Calendar for further details regarding Recognition of Prior Learning.
** If completing a 120-point thesis, you need to have completed Qualitative Research II or Quantitative Research II.
*** Unendorsed

Last updated: 20-Oct-2015 3.12pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.