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JSSU55

Offered by OUHK: Bachelor of Science with Honours in Physiotherapy 由公開大學開辦:物理治療學榮譽理學士

BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy

Short Description

The aim of this programme is to equip 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. In addition to the state-of-the-art equipment in specially-designed teaching laboratories, 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, graduates will be eligible for registration to practise as physiotherapists in Hong Kong.

Programme Website

RequirementsUpdated

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
  1. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively in English and Chinese.

  2. Applicants should be able to perform the physical requirements of physiotherapy practice.

  3. Unless otherwise stated in the Programme-specific subject requirements, HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above; or Category C subjects (Other Languages) with attainment at grade E or above can be considered as elective subjects.

  4. Mathematics Extended Part (i.e. Module 1 (Calculus and Statistics) / Module 2 (Algebra and Calculus)) will be counted as an elective subject. If applicants have taken both Module 1 and Module 2, only the module with best result will be taken into consideration.

  5. Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) applicants, who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), can use the following qualifications to replace HKDSE Chinese Language level 3 to meet the entrance requirement for Chinese Language:
    - ‘Attained’ or above in HKDSE Category B (Applied Learning Chinese); or
    - Grade E or above in GCE (A-Level / AS-Level / O-Level) Chinese ; or
    - Grade E / Grade 3 or above in GCSE / IGCSE Chinese
    For programmes with specific entrance requirements on the Chinese Language proficiency, please click here for details.

  6. In addition to the General Entrance Requirements, individual programme may require specific subject requirements. Also, some programmes may give higher weighting to certain subjects, core and/or elective, and some may also grant preference to certain elective subjects in admission selection. Please refer to the ‘Programme-specific subject requirements’ for details or click here.

  7. The University accepts combined results of HKDSE examination. The best results will be considered for meeting the entrance requirements and for the calculation of admission scores.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
Please refer to individual institution for programme-specific entry requirements.

First Year Tuition FeeUpdated

HK$ 164,600

Estimated Programme Fees:
1st year: HK$164,600
Whole Programme: HK$658,400

Estimated Programme Fees after deducting SSSDP subsidy (HK$76,800/year):
1st year: HK$87,800
Whole Programme: HK$351,200

Remarks:

  1. The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/ practicum/ immersion course fees, etc., if applicable.
  2. Non-local students will be charged a higher rate.
  3. There will be an annual adjustment of tuition fees which will be capped at the actual Composite Consumer Price Index (CCPI) to be announced by the Government. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees for the whole programme has not yet taken the CCPI for the second to fourth (or fifth) year, i.e. 2022/23 to 2024/25 (or 2025/26) academic year, into account.
  4. Students, who fulfilled the stipulated requirements set by the Education Bureau (EDB), are eligible for the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (“SSSDP”) provided by the Government. For details of the scheme and eligibility, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/sssdp.
  5. A student’s eligibility for the SSSDP and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval. The annual subsidy amount of SSSDP for laboratory-based programmes for the 2021/22 academic year is HK$76,800.
  6. Only local students are eligible for subsidy under SSSDP.

Contacts

Ms Ada Tsoi, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Nursing & Health Studies

Email: pt@ouhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39702963