1 year (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)
3 for local students
6 for non-local students
HK$4,000 per credit for local students
HK$4,670 per credit for non-local students
Dr Cynthia Lai
PDOT, MSc, PhD, OTR, HKROT
Dr Benson Lau
BSc (Hon), MMedSc, MPhil, PhD (Hong Kong), MRSB
The Postgraduate Scheme in Rehabilitation Sciences comprises the following awards:
The awards under this scheme admit students in alternate years. MSc in Manipulative Physiotherapy, MSc in Occupational Therapy and MSc in Sports Physiotherapy are offered in the same admission year. MSc in Rehabilitation of People with Developmental Disabilities and MSc in Rehabilitation Sciences are offered in the same admission year.
The MSc in Rehabilitation Sciences is designed to meet the needs of professionals who wish to specialise and enrich their knowledge and practice in the area of rehabilitation. The aim of this programme of study is to enhance students’ in-depth understanding of different practices in rehabilitation, thus enriching their knowledge in the field of rehabilitation.
The aims of the programme are:
The award includes a required component of scientific research and its application (9 credits) along with 15 credits in the field of rehabilitation. Clinical practicum is not required. Students can choose any available subjects offered by the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences as Core Subjects. The Elective Subjects can be selected from other programmes that are of relevance to the field of study in rehabilitation. The student, along with his/her supervisor, can develop his/her own programme of study that is tailor-made to his/her personal and vocational needs.
Please note this programme does not confer eligibility for registration with the Physiotherapist Board of Hong Kong or Occupational Therapists Board of Hong Kong.
The programme is operated in both full-time and part-time modes. It normally takes 1 year to complete in full-time mode and 2.5 years to complete in part-time mode.
Students must complete 2 Compulsory Subjects, Research Methods & Data Analysis and Project Study, along with 5 Core Subjects and 2 Elective Subjects.
Core Areas of Study
Examples of core subjects are as follows:
If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.
Individual cases will be considered on their own merit. Applicants may be required to attend interviews or tests to further demonstrate their language proficiency.
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