The Centre for Rehabilitation Studies offers a unique postgraduate programme (Masters in Human Rehabilitation Studies) to health professionals. Applicants are persons who are doctors, nurses, speech and occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, etc. The approach is interdisciplinary, with emphasis on development of leadership skills to facilitate development, management and evaluation and research into appropriate and cost effective rehabilitation and disability programmes. The Centre for Rehabilitation Studies also plays a supportive role in curricular development within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in respect of disability and rehabilitation-related aspects.
It is a joint undertaking between the University and the Provincial Government of the Western Cape and Province and is situated at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Department.It can also be located at any other institution as agreed upon from time to time.
The Centre is unique in offering comprehensive rehabilitation education and training programmes, research and service opportunities for all health sciences and rehabilitation-related professionals at all levels of health services and in the community
Head: Dr G Mji Qualifications: Diploma in Physiotherapy, MEDUNSA 1982; HED-UNISA 1989; BSc Physiotherapy - MEDUNSA 1992, MSc in Physiotherapy - UCT 2001. Tel: +27 21 938 9528 Fax: +27 21 931 9740 E-mail:
G Mji - Gumji@sun.ac.za