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The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy course allows you to build on your physiotherapy knowledge and choose to major in continence and women's health or musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
You'll have the opportunity to study the philosophy of evidence-based practice, and develop practical skills in identifying, acquiring, evaluating and using evidence. You'll add to your clinical decision-making skills with statistical analysis, which includes examining various forms of statistical testing.
You'll also undertake specialised coursework units and clinical practice to get essential hands-on experience, getting the chance to work on and evaluate a variety of real-life case studies.
Once you've completed the course, you can pursue employment in the field or further your skills and knowledge with the Master of Clinical Physiotherapy and then the Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy.
Last modified: 19 Jan 2017
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this physiotherapy course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy from Curtin University.
Depending on your chosen major, this course qualifies you to either seek employment in women's health physiotherapy or as a musculoskeletal physiotherapy. You'll have the skills to work in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centres, health management or research.
You may also choose to advance your knowledge by studying the Master of Clinical Physiotherapy and then the Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy.
Curious about where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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