Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
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Please note: this program is not taking applications for Semester 1 2017. Contact us for more study options.
Gain the practical skills and knowledge to provide massage for general health maintenance treatments, seated treatments, relaxation/therapeutic and sport massage.
You'll learn therapeutic massage techniques to alleviate stress, reduce pain and promote health and wellbeing.
You'll have the opportunity to practise these skills through simulated clinics and at the RMIT Myotherapy Teaching Clinic, which gives you opportunity to work on real clients. You'll observe and practise under qualified supervision and gain experience in a working environment. This also allows you learn how to manage a clinic.
There are also placement opportunities within community health.
The program is focused on teaching you hot to apply your learned skills and knowledge - teaching you not just how to do things, but also why.
Once you complete this program 12 of the 13 units within the program can be used as credit toward the Diploma of Remedial Massage program.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
You'll attend day and, potentially, evening classes.
All practical classes are held in the City campus using state-of-the-art technology (including class recordings and digital models) and electrical tables.
RMIT's massage and myotherapy programs have strong links with professional sporting clubs, performance arts, rehabilitation centres, community exercise centres and health providers.
As a relaxation/therapeutic/sports massage therapist you may work in private practice, on your own, or in a healthcare clinic.
There are also opportunities in education, community health care services, sales and health retreats.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Graduates are eligible to register for provider number status with private health insurers and with one of the professional massage associations across Australia such as the Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT).
Program and course information
Gain an entry into the massage industry
Develop the skills and knowledge that will help start your career as a massage therapist.