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Postgraduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (PGCertPhty)

  • Graduate Certificate

The Postgraduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (PGCertPhty) is a distance-taught programme that may be endorsed in either Acupuncture, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Neurorehabilitation, Occupational Health Physiotherapy or Sports Physiotherapy.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
PGCertPhty

About this course

The Postgraduate Certificate in Physiotherapy (PGCertPhty) is a distance-taught programme that may be endorsed in either Acupuncture, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Neurorehabilitation, Occupational Health Physiotherapy or Sports Physiotherapy. It provides a balance of scientific principles, clinical skill development and an understanding of the clinical issues surrounding physiotherapy practice in these specialist areas.

Entry requirements

  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Board of Studies in Physiotherapy, which must be satisfied that the candidate has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.
  2. Every applicant shall
    1. have been admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Physiotherapy or hold an equivalent Physiotherapy qualification acceptable to the Board of Studies in Physiotherapy;
    2. obtain registration with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand and possess and Annual Practising Certificate, where applicable, before the programme commences; and
    3. have had post-qualification clinical experience in physiotherapy relevant to the proposed area of specialisation.

Study locations

Dunedin