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  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Physiotherapy
    Introduction

    The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Physiotherapy is a four-year programme. Applicants can apply for admission to Year 1.

    Year 1 entry   Programme code: BSCHPTJ1

    Entry Requirement
    Remark: Applicants must be able to communicate effectively in Chinese and English.

    Aims

    The aim of the Physiotherapy Programme is to equip the students with the best theoretical and practical skill, competence and confidence to qualify as professional physiotherapists. The curriculum is being developed in compliance with international standards and the Physiotherapists Board’s requirements for programme accreditation. Professional courses will be delivered in small classes/groups. In addition to the state-of-the-art equipment in specially-designed practical rooms, advanced technology such as web-based resource hub, simulation experience and digital dissection pedagogy will be used to facilitate teaching and learning. Clinical placements of over 1000 hours will be arranged in hospitals, clinics, NGOs, and community-based settings.

    Remarks:
    Upon successful accreditation of the Programme by the Physiotherapists Board of the Supplementary Medical Professions Council, graduates will be eligible for registration to practise as physiotherapists in Hong Kong.

    Career prospects

    A review from the Food and Health Bureau# reveals a huge shortage of practising physiotherapists in Hong Kong. Registered physiotherapists usually work in hospitals, rehabilitation centres, public and private health organizations, non-governmental organizations, private clinics, sports and fitness institutions, elderly homes, community centres and special schools.

    #Source: Strategic Review on Healthcare Manpower Planning and Professional Development Report 2017 (Food and Health Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)

    Further studies

    Graduates who choose to continue with further studies may take up taught postgraduate programmes (MSc or DHSc) or research studentships (MPhil or PhD) at local or overseas universities.

    Programme structure

    Please click the hyperlink below to view the programme structure:

    Year 1 entry   Programme code: BSCHPTJ1

    Language of instruction

    English

    Duration of programme
    Year 1 entry: 4 years (including summer terms)

    Contact information
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Nursing & Health Studies
    (852) 27686289
    atsoi@ouhk.edu.hk
    For more details about the programme information, please refer to the programme website.
    Year 1 entry   BSCHPTJ1
       
    Programme website

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