Oct 22, 2021
ADDENDA [Mar. 26, 2021] - Total number of units required and course requirements for the MSc course-based entry-level stream were recently approved and updated. See Addenda and Errata for more information.
MSc Postprofessional stream
This stream may be taken as a course-based or a thesis-based program.
Students are required to complete ★24 in coursework including a ★6 capping exercise.
Students are required to complete ★21 in coursework and a thesis.
- Registration in 900-level THES
MSc course-based entry-level stream
Students are required to complete ★90 in coursework, including ★3 of approved interprofessional coursework, field placements, and a ★6 final project.
Orientation Program: The program requires that each student, after acceptance into the program, attend a department orientation program immediately before the beginning of the first term. Dates are confirmed on admission. Attendance at the orientation program is a prerequisite for first year courses. Normally students must complete all previous term/year courses to be eligible to proceed to the subsequent term/year.
It is imperative that registered students attend all listed hours of instruction. Students with absences will receive a grade of NC (failure, no grade point value assigned).
Course requirements (★81)
Interprofessional coursework (★3)
All costs associated with obtaining a professional degree are the responsibility of the student and this includes costs associated with the project.
Fieldwork courses are practical placements at approved facilities.
Policies and Procedures:
The procedures governing fieldwork placements are binding and will be provided in a procedures manual.
Fieldwork Placement Sites:
Students will attend required fieldwork placements at approved institutions and will follow the administrative procedures and regulations of the institutions. Placements may be located regionally and/or nationally. Opportunities for international placements will be determined on an individual basis. Students must travel in order to meet the fieldwork education component of the program. Students are responsible for the costs associated with fieldwork placements.
Fieldwork Placement Requirements
To be eligible for admission to fieldwork placements the students must meet the following requirements:
- CPR Certification
- Security Clearance Check
- Medical Examination and Immunization Requirements (See University Infectious Diseases Regulation )
- Fit testing for Respirator Mask, as required.
Details on these fieldwork requirements are available in the fieldwork procedures manual. Please refer to the manual for details. Note that all fees and costs for these fieldwork requirements are the student's responsibility.
A student who fails a fieldwork placement may appeal that decision. Information regarding appeal procedures is available in the fieldwork placement procedures manual.
Practicum Intervention Policy:
The Dean of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, or supervisor acting on behalf of the Dean, may immediately deny assignment of a student to, withdraw a student from, or vary terms, conditions, or site of fieldwork practicum if the Dean or supervisor has reasonable grounds to believe that this is necessary in order to protect the public interest. Refer to the Practicum Intervention Policy , for additional information.
Length of Program
Normally a minimum of 26 months is required to complete the MSc programs.
The maximum time to complete the course-based MScOT program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years.
The maximum time to complete the thesis-based MScOT program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.