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Programme Structure and Content

This is a 2-year professional programme designed to prepare students to become competent occupational therapists at an entry level. The programme consists of 90 credits to be covered in 6 semesters. It involves university-based study and offcampus clinical education at hospitals, rehabilitation centres, special schools and institutions for the elderly.

Basic and Clinical Science Subjects

Functional Anatomy, Clinical Neuroscience and Neurology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Clinical Sciences in Developmental Conditions, Musculoskeletal Conditions, Medical and Neurological Conditions, Psychiatric Conditions, and Research Methods and Statistics.

Professional Subjects

Human Occupations, Occupational Therapy (OT) Theory and Process I and II, OT Foundations in Human Performance, OT for Developmental Dysfunction, OT for Physical Dysfunction I (Musculoskeletal Conditions), OT for Physical Dysfunction II
(Medical and Neurological Conditions), OT for Psychosocial Dysfunction, OT Management in Geriatric Practice, OT and Vocational Rehabilitation, Environmental Issues in OT practice, and Administration and Management.

Research Project

Students form small groups and work under the guidance of an assigned faculty member to complete a specific research project, which involves review of relevant scientific literature, data collection and analysis, and a report of research findings.

Clinical Education

Students complete 4 clinical placements of more than 1000 hours in total during the 2-year programme. Approximately half of the clinical education hours take place in different community rehabilitation settings to better prepare students to work in these settings upon graduation.