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Info 2023/2024

Degree type
Master degree course
Duration and credits
Admission test
Available places
Studenti EU
Teaching mode
Taxes and fees
From 0 to 3000 euros per year. Find out if you are entitled to scholarships and exemptions
International partnerships
Student exchange
Head of programme
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Degree programme table a.y. 2023/2024
Degree programme plan 2023/2024
Degree regulations 2023/2024

Notice of admission

The course in brief


The two-year course, with programmed numbers, aims to train health professionals with advanced care, management, training and research skills in the rehabilitation field. It is aimed exclusively at graduates of the Health Professions of Rehabilitation (L/SNT02) - podiatrist, physical therapist, speech therapist, orthoptist, vocational educator, psychiatric educator, occupational therapist, neuropsychomotricist. All students do an internship training.

Learning by doing

Experienced lecturers offer simulations using the role play method for managing work and/or study groups and interpersonal relationships in the professional field; they stimulate learning through discovery (discovery learning) and using the case study method, facilitate the design of scientific research work. During the internship, the student deepens strategies for integration into work groups by developing skills in management, training and research.

Professional outlets

The master's degree in Rehabilitation Sciences of the Health Professions can pursue a career in the management structures of NHS companies and similar private facilities, in institutions of hospitalization and care of a scientific nature, in the technical and rehabilitation departments and services of hospital and non-hospital facilities, in training facilities and in university and nonuniversity research centers, in the sphere of tutoring and coordination activities in basic, complementary and permanent training and in free professional activities or pursue studies with a doctorate.

What you will learn

  • evaluation of the quality of care

    clinical audit management

  • clinical risk management

    analyze adverse events and near misses

  • scientific research and data base

    design and develop research work in rehabilitation

  • personnel management

    evaluation, reward system, professional skills development

  • accreditation health care organizations

    ISO certification

  • leadership and working group

    lead a working group and demonstrate its effectiveness


Did you know that.

  • The course facilitates inclusion in scientific research teams.
  • You learn management skills relevant to rehabilitation services.
  • The course facilitates learning innovative methods for teaching at all levels.
  • The course fosters and encourages group work.


The course includes teachings to learn about:

  • the principles of economic analysis and public business economics
  • the business organization of the NHS
  • the management of human, information, and technological resources in health care
  • management control and cost variances
  • staff management strategies with reference to the specific professional figures pertaining to the course
  • the regulations for worker health protection
  • the proper techniques of individual and group communication
  • the management of work groups by promoting integration
  • the critical reading of scientific articles and verification of the results of research activities
  • the acquisition of the method for independent study and lifelong learning.

The training course provides conceptual and methodological models of the 4 areas of competence of the master's degree graduate:

  • Research: transferable statistical and epidemiological methods in research. Research methodology for evidence-based medicine (EBM) and evidence-based nursing (EBN) health care practice; analysis of qualitative/quantitative research studies with inferences and implications in practice
  • management: health planning methods with insights into ethics, administrative and labor law; management of rehabilitation services and human resources
  • training: pedagogical and adult learning models, tutorial methodologies; design of training systems
  • disciplinary: in-depth study of clinical advances in neuroscience and rehabilitation.


            <div>Mary Mathilde English</div>


Course Coordinator

Where we are

Course location
. Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics and Maternal and Child Sciences - DINOGMI
Largo Daneo 3
16132 Genoa

Success stories

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Director of professionalizing educational activities
. Susanna Accogli

Departmental Teaching Secretary 
. Sara Beltramea - phone 010 353 7090
Chiara Armani - phone 010 353 7035