Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation
This course offers students the opportunity to gain a qualification in a specific area of professional training. The course is designed to provide a holistic understanding of the use of exercise as a modality in the treatment of musculoskeletal and cardiovascular problems.
- Course title
- Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- postgraduate diploma
- current / 2018
- Administered by
- Faculty of Science
- CRICOS code
- Intake periods
- Beginning of year and mid-year (mid-year intake for part-time study only)
- Attendance type
- full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Professional accreditation
- Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation is accredited by: Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
- Standard course duration
- 1 year
- Time limit
- 4 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Commonwealth supported and/or HECS-HELP
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Professor Tim Ackland
- Visit the fees calculator.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2|
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Take all units (48 points):
|S2||SSEH4664||Exercise and Health Psychology|
|S2||SSEH5645||Workplace Injury Prevention and Management|
|S1||SSEH5646||Exercise Rehabilitation for Chronic and Complex Conditions|
|S2||SSEH5667||Paediatric Exercise Rehabilitation|
|S1||SSEH5691||Industry Practicum I|
|S1, S2||SSEH5692||Industry Practicum II|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
- 50380 Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation (48 points)
- 52510 Master of Exercise Science (96 points)
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. A student who does not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled, or who fails the same unit twice, will not have made satisfactory progress.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.