Course Structure

Course structure

To gain a Specialist Certificate in Rehabilitation Science you must complete 25 points comprised of:

  • Two 12.5 point core subjects.
Core subjects
Foundations of Rehabilitation (Offered in Term 2 & Term 3)12.5

Foundations of Rehabilitation (Offered in Term 2 & Term 3)

This subject is a foundation subject to introduce you to selected core theory and frameworks that underpin the development and delivery of best practice, evidence informed rehabilitation services across a range of disciplines and clinical practice contexts over the lifespan.

Detailed Information REHB90001
Type Core
Rehabilitation, Activity and Exercise (Offered in Term 1 & Term 4)12.5

Rehabilitation, Activity and Exercise (Offered in Term 1 & Term 4)

Learn how to critically draw on research evidence to understand physical activity and exercise and to understand the health risks of sedentary behaviour. You’ll learn how to design and evaluate appropriate programs to manage these risks.

Detailed Information REHB90002
Type Core

Please note: subjects will run subject to minimum student numbers.


The estimated hours required for each subject is between 15 -19 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

Entry requirements

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