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Rehabilitation Therapeutics (Occupational Therapy)
- General Information


    This major of the university has been accredited by The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT). The program intends to meet the need of economic, social, cultural and scientific advances. It will enable students to understand the essential theory of rehabilitation therapeutics, basic knowledge of medicine and relevant natural science information, thus preliminarily conduct rehabilitation treatment, assessment and prevention for common conditions and disabilities and improve their social communication ability and professional ethics required of a high-quality rehabilitation therapist.

    2. Main Courses

    Basic Courses

    • Basis of Chinese medicine
    • Meridians and points
    • Normal somatology
    • Acupuncture and tuina therapeutics
    • Sports anatomy
    • Basis of Traditional Chinese rehabilitation
    • Traditional Chinese rehabilitation technique

    Physiotherapy Oriented Courses:

    • Assessment of Operational Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy of Burn
    • Occupational Therapy of Nervous System Diseases
    • Occupational Therapy of Developmental Disorder
    • Occupational Therapy of Geriatric Diseases
    • Therapeutic Environment & Assistive Technology

    3. Graduation and Academic Degree

    A Bachelor of Medical Science will be awarded upon completion of

    • Required credits of all courses in the teaching scheme
    • General points average (GPA)
    • Pass of all examinations
    • New HSK-5≥180 (excluding those of Chinese origin)

    4. Future Career Development

    Accredited by the WFOT, the 4 years education lays a foundation for advanced studies or career pursuits of the graduates on a global scale. After graduation, students may work in the rehabilitation department of Chinese, Western or Integrative Chinese and Western medical institutions, sports rehabilitation institutions and rehabilitation center for senior citizens. Alternatively, they may work in acupuncture, tuina, traumatology and physiotherapy departments of hospitals. They can also conduct education and research in rehabilitation medicine or rehabilitation-related disciplines in medical schools.

    5. Type of Class

    Independent for a minimum of 10 students

    Study with Chinese students of less than 10 students


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 28,000 pre year
    RMB 112,000 in total (About $ 20,535)
    Accommodation Fee
    Building 3/4, 280, Huatuo Road
    Double Room RMB 1,400 to RMB 1,600
    Single Room RMB 1,200 to RMB 800
    Building 18/22, 280, Huatuo Road
    Double Room RMB 400
    Apartments 650,South Wan Ping Road
    Double Room RMB 1,000 to RMB 800
    Single Room RMB 1,200
    Other Fees
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,400 to RMB 3,000
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  28,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

HSK5≥180 (Students have classes with Chinese students.)

Not Chinese

- Application Documents

1. ID Photo

Background Color:Blue or White Pixel: ?300 pixels/inch Other Requirement: Bareheaded

2. Scan of the passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3. Certificate of HSK

Certificate of HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test),No need for English medium programs

4. High school diploma or A-Level transcript

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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