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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Scheme in Rehabilitation Sciences in Physiotherapy

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Entrance Year Sept 2022

Programme Code JS3636

Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

4 years

Programme Intake 150 (The quota is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation)

Fund Type Government-Funded

Credits Required for Graduation

132 (including 23 clinical/field credits)

Programme Leaders

Dr Shirley Ngai
PT, PhD

Remarks

Students will be awarded the following award upon successful completion of the graduation requirements:

  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

This programme aims to nurture professionals capable of providing physiotherapy services to promote clients’ health and meet society’s healthcare needs. Graduates possess the knowledge, skills, and professional attitudes required to practise physiotherapy reliably, ethically and effectively. As lifelong learners and active consumers of the professional and scientific literature, graduates are able to develop in the profession through continuing education and by participating in investigative and evaluative projects. Their sense of social and professional responsibility is further reflected in their efforts to educate clients, the public and the next generation of therapists.

Programme Characteristics

The curriculum is forward-looking, with a strong scientific base. Clinical education and university-based education are integrated using the latest teaching and learning resources.

Placement Opportunities

The Department aims to train students to develop global perspectives and actively encourages them to seize opportunities to experience life overseas. The Department fully supports student exchange for clinical placements. Year 3/4 students can undertake five-week clinical placements at overseas universities. In previous years, placements have been organised at universities in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Taiwan, Thailand, Sweden, Switzerland, and the USA.

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