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Occupational Therapy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #91 (QS) ,
This programme is designed in response to demand from members of occupational therapy profession to keep abreast of contemporary practices and issues. It aims to equip students with a range of advanced clinical and research skills. 

About

Programme Aims

The aims of the programme are:

  • To equip students with a broadened and deepened knowledge base and skills, and enable them to meet the changing clients’ needs and contribute to the development of occupational therapy practices; and
  • To equip students with a lifelong ability to critically analyse and evaluate ongoing professional practices so that the quality of practice can be ensured and enhanced.
  • The main focus will be using modern clinical applications and research-driven teaching. Specific examples include innovative computer technology and psychometrics to enhance your specialisation in such areas as vocational, geriatric, cognitive, psychiatric and community rehabilitation.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Operations Research Methods
  • Probability and Stochastic Models
  • Principles of Risk Analysis
  • Financial Modeling
  • Business Forecasting
  • Simulation and Risk Analysis
  • Advanced Operations Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

​A Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from PolyU or a recognised institution or the equivalent, preferably with one year of post-qualification work experience in occupational therapy;ORA professional diploma in occupational therapy from PolyU or a recognised institution or the equivalent, with two years of work experience and evidence of continuous education over the past two years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    575 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    511 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 511 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
HK$4,000 per credit for local students HK$4,500 per credit for non-local students (Subject to review)

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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