The master's degree programme in Health Professions of Rehabilitation Sciences aims to provide advanced cultural and professional training to intervene in care, management, training and research processes in areas which are relevant to health professions (podiatrist, physiotherapist, speech therapist, orthoptist-ophthalmologist, technician of psychiatric rehabilitation, occupational therapist, professional educator, therapist of neuro-psychomotor system in developmental age).
The acquisition of scientific knowledge, ethical values and professional skills will allow graduates to express advanced assistance, educational and preventive quality services in response to health problems of the pediatric, adult and geriatric population. Graduates will develop an integrated approach to the organizational and managerial problems of health professions, qualified by mastering the techniques and procedures of health management. In planning and management of personnel in the health sector, they will be able to adequately consider the needs of the community, innovation in work organization methods, resources derived from technological and IT innovation (including forms of remote assistance or distance learning), the organization of pedagogical-training interventions, as well as the standardization of operating standards to those of the European Union. The acquired methodological knowledge will also allow them to intervene in the training and research processes peculiar to the aforementioned areas.
Graduates in Health Professions of Rehabilitation Sciences can pursue careers in:
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Admission: Limited enrolment with admission test
Students are expected to attain level B1 proficiency in English.
Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) placement test during the first year of studies only, between September and December. Students who do not pass the test must follow the SLAM language courses and obtain appropriate certification within the year the plan of study calls for a language exam.The degree programme has plans to develop, in partnership with international training programmes and clinics, study-abroad programmes for its students. Given the particular demands of the academic programmes, and the needs of its students (most of whom are working professionals), these programmes will consist of internship opportunities relating to organising services and conducting research.