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Master of Science in Rehabilitation of People with Developmental Disabilities

Entrance Year September 2022

Programme Code 51062

Stream Code

DDF (Full-time)
DDP (Part-time)

Mode of Study Mixed Mode

Normal Duration

1 year (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)

Fund Type Self-Financed

Credits Required for Graduation


Initial Registration Credits

3 for local students
6 for non-local students

Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2022

Non-Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2022

Tuition Fees

HK$6,000 per credit for local and non-local students

Programme Leaders

Scheme Coordinator

Dr Cynthia Lai

Award Coordinator

Dr Will Chien
BSc (NTU), MEd (JCU), PhD (Monash)


The Postgraduate Scheme in Rehabilitation Sciences comprises the following awards:

  • ​MSc in Rehabilitation of People with Developmental Disabilities 發展障礙人士復康理學碩士學位
  • MSc in Rehabilitation Sciences 康復科學理學碩士學位
  • MSc in Manipulative Physiotherapy 手法物理治療理學碩士學位
  • MSc in Occupational Therapy 職業治療學理學碩士學位
  • MSc in Sports Physiotherapy 運動物理治療理學碩士學位

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

This programme enriches students' knowledge and leadership through a variety of subjects, both theoretical and practical, which are relevant to the global needs of people with developmental disabilities. You will find this programme intellectually challenging and helpful to your career development. The programme also enhances the application of an inter-disciplinary team approach and evidence-based practice to develop attitudes and qualities appropriate for independent and partnership professional practice for people with developmental disabilities. On completion, you will be better equipped with advanced knowledge of practice in the field of developmental disabilities.


This award offers unique clinical specialisation in the field of developmental disabilities. These include:

  • ​evidence-based practice in the management of people with developmental disabilities;
  • an inter-disciplinary team approach; and
  • applied research and practice in the field of developmental disabilities.

Please note this programme does not confer eligibility for registration with the Physiotherapist Board of Hong Kong or Occupational Therapists Board of Hong Kong.

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