Information Session
Date :

9 April 2024 (Tue)

Time : 7:00 pm
Format /venue : ZOOM (please email for the session link)
(please email to for registration to the above session)
Other information : session 7 March 2024 (Thu) canceled

Our Course:

The MSc in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Orthopaedics (MSc MRGO) is designed to meet the needs of increasing training and education demand of the health care professionals in the field of rehabilitation, musculoskeletal medicine and geriatric orthopaedics in line with the projected ageing population and associated announced major development strategy of the Hospital Authority and SAR Government Health Care expansion plan in Hong Kong.

This consolidated MSc programme is combined from our previous programme, known as the MSc in Musculoskeletal Medicine and Rehabilitation and MSc in Geriatric Orthopaedics, since 2017.

Please find below the course structure of MSc MRGO (applicable to 2017 to 2023 admission) (click the chart to see details)


New course structure in 2024/25

In order to increase the flexibility of module selection for favorable contents, we are now applying for the phasing-out of Streaming policy starting from the 2024/25 admission. Students admitted from 2024/25 academic year have the freedom to select the elective courses without being required to select the stream of studies. Students admitted on 2022/23 and 2023/24 are still required to select the elective courses by stream. (click the chart below to see the details)

Target Students:

This programme is to provide advanced academic training to professionals who are working closely with musculoskeletal disorders and/or with geriatric orthopaedic issues, such as medical doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other allied healthcare professionals, researchers and community practitioners.


Target Taught Postgraduate Programme Fellowship Scheme:

We are on the list of eligible programmes of the “Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme” (TTPPFS) in the coming 2024/25 admission year. Also we are on the list for previous years 2021/22, 2022/23 and 2023/24 admission year (

Details for application to TTPPFS will be mentioned in the information sessions.


Student Projects:

Students are required to develop a Project, in forms of Systematic Reviews, Meta Analysis, Retrospective Studies, preliminary research, or Randonmized Control Trial studies. We will review the projects and will upload the project list in this website soon