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M.Sc. On Campus

Rehabilitation of People with Developmental Disabilities

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

12 months
Duration
601 USD/credit 18030 USD/year
515 USD/credit 15450 USD/year
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About

This Rehabilitation of People with Developmental Disabilities programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University can enrich 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. 

Overview

The Rehabilitation of People with Developmental Disabilities programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University also enhances the application of 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 an advanced knowledge for practice in the field of developmental disabilities.

Characteristics

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

  • Evidence-based practice in management of people with Developmental Disabilities
  • Promote an inter-disciplinary team approach
  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychosocial rehabilitation for people with developmental disabilities
  • Sensory and motor intervention for people with developmental disabilities
  • Recent advances in rehabilitation for people with developmental disabilities
  • Advanced Study in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Theories and practice of counseling for rehabilitation and health professionals
  • Case management of people with developmental disabilities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • As for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma, the basic requirement is a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognised by PolyU. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 601 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 515 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$4,000 per credit for local students
  • HK$4,670 per credit for non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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