|Award title||Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Exercise and Women's Health)|
|Year & campus||2021 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||50 credit points|
|Duration||12 months part-time|
The Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (Exercise and Women's Health) consists of two subjects each of 12.5 points and the Professional portfolio of 25 points.
All applicants must hold a qualification that qualifies graduates to practice as physiotherapists. Applicants should normally have had a minimum of two years' clinical experience, with one of the two years preferably being in the area of course specialisation. Both academic achievement and clinical experience will be considered by the selection committee.
Students must be registered to practice Physiotherapy in Australia where required in their specific course. Overseas or otherwise non-registered applicants must acquire temporary registration for the purposes of postgraduate study through AHPRA.
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this course, graduates will be able to demonstrate:
- an advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology applied to a specialist physiotherapy area;
- an advanced understanding of the recent knowledge base in a specialist physiotherapy area;
- advanced clinical skills and techniques applicable to a specialist physiotherapy area; and
- an ability to promote evidence-based practice in a specialist physiotherapy area.
|Code||Name||Study period||Credit Points|
|PHTY90004||Exercise for Women||
|PHTY90040||Physiotherapy Professional Portfolio||
|PHTY90097||Musculoskeletal Disorders in Women||
Last updated: 1 March 2021