Health Professions of Rehabilitation Sciences

Professioni sanitarie
Master programme
A.Y. 2020/2021
LM/SNT2 - Health professions for rehabilitation
Master programme
120
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
2
Years
Course location
Milano
Language
Italian

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:

  • healthcare facility management (the organisation/monitoring of facilities and the supply of efficient services), upon successful completion of any related competitions;
  • university teaching, upon successful completion of any competitions set out in current regulations;
  • research within their sphere of competence;
  • furthermore, the master’s degree title gives access to doctoral programmes (PhD).

Employment statistics (Almalaurea)

Admission: Limited enrolment with admission test

English language

 

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.

Mandatory

Courses list

year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Placement I year 19 475 Italian MED/48 MED/50
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Interdisciplinary vocational course 1 12 104 Italian M-EDF/01 MED/05 MED/09 MED/13 MED/34 MED/36 MED/37 MED/48 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques2
- Clinical pathology1
- Diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy1
- Endocrinology1
- Internal medicine1
- Methods and teaching of motor activities2
- Neuroradiology1
- Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric2
- Physical and rehabilitation medicine1
Psychology applied to social relations, communication and group dynamics 8 64 Italian M-DEA/01 M-PSI/01 M-PSI/06 SPS/07
- Demology, ethnology and anthropology2
- General psychology2
- General sociology2
- Work and Organizational Psychology2
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Health law and professional-ethical liabilities 6 48 Italian IUS/07 IUS/09 IUS/10 MED/43
- Administrative law2
- Forensic medicine1
- Labour law2
- Public law1
Principles and instruments of business economics applied to the health sector 4 32 Italian SECS-P/07
Statistic, Epidemiology a History of Medicine 6 48 Italian MED/01 MED/02 MED/42
- Hygiene and public health2
- Medical history1
- Medical statistics3
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
English assessment B1 (2 ECTS) 2 0 Italian
Study plan rules
- Lo studente, al primo anno, deve altresì maturare 3 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Placement II year 11 275 Italian MED/48 MED/50
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Educational project planning and management 8 64 Italian M-PED/01 MED/48
- Neuropsychiatric and rehabilitation nursing sciences2
- Theories and science of education and social education6
Interdisciplinary vocational course 2 8 64 Italian ING-INF/06 MED/25 MED/26 MED/34 MED/38 MED/39 MED/48
- Child neuropsychiatry1
- Electronic and informatics bioengineering2
- General and subspecialty paediatrics1
- Neurology1
- Neuropsychiatric and rehabilitation nursing sciences1
- Physical and rehabilitation medicine1
- Psychiatry1
Planning, organisation, and monitoring in healthcare organisations 6 48 Italian SECS-P/10
Professional management 6 48 Italian M-PSI/06 MED/44 SPS/09
- Economic sociology and sociology of work and organisations2
- Occupational medicine2
- Work and Organizational Psychology2
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Research methods in rehabilitation 6 48 Italian ING-INF/05 M-FIL/03 M-PSI/03 MED/04 MED/06
- Clinical pathology1
- Information processing systems1
- Medical oncology1
- Moral philosophy1
- Psychometrics2
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Laboratories 5 75 Italian
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final dissertation 7 140 Italian
Study plan rules
- Lo studente, al secondo anno, deve altresì maturare 3 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
Location
Milano
Fees, scholarships and benefits

University fees

For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:

  • the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students 
  • the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’-  that is variable.

Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:

More info at: Fees - current academic year

Scholarships and benefits

The University also provides a range of financial benefits to students meeting special requirements (merit, financial or personal conditions, international students), including: