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Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) is a 4-year (for fresh graduate) and 3-year (for post-diploma) undergraduate degree programme.

The objective of this programme is to provide a higher degree to graduates with necessary theoretical and clinical knowledge and encompasses the research and development of new methods of physical rehabilitation. It is designed to prepare graduates to function as a competent physiotherapy practitioner with clinical reasoning skills and ethics in the treatment of patients.

This programme involves the study of sciences behind practices such as anatomy, physiology, exercise and movement, as well as medical courses more specific to the field.

Method of delivery of this programme includes lectures and tutorials, problem-based learning sessions, practical skills sessions and clinical attachments at government and private hospitals. Lectures are conducted face-to-face as well as via online delivery mode.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Local

  1. Pass Matriculation/ Pre-University/Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) programme or equivalent qualification with minimum GPA 2.33 in TWO of the following subjects;
  • Biology
  • Physics/Mathematics
  • Chemistry 

OR

  1. Recognised Diploma in minimum CGPA of 2.75 in the related field.

OR

  • Recognised Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in the related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field.

AND

Obtained MUET Band 3 OR IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550)

International

A-level programme or equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects; 

  • Biology
  • Physics/Mathematics
  • Chemistry  

AND 

Minimum English language requirements are IELTS 5.0/CEFR B1 or equivalent TOEFL PBT (410-413) or TOEFL IBT (34) or CAE (160) (Cambridge English: Advance) /CEFR B2 or CPE (180) (Cambridge English: Proficiency) / CEFR C1 or PTE (Pearson Test of English) (36) or MUET (Malaysian University English Test) (band 3)

 COURSE STRUCTURE

The course is offered in two (2) semesters every year. Students will gain clinical exposure at government and private hospitals, health care centres and sports centres beginning from the third year of the programme. The clinical exposure will focus on a specialized area such as orthopaedics, neurology, paediatrics, women and men’s health, sports injury, etc. Students will also gain knowledge of relevant research methodology and will be involved with research projects in the third year of study.

 SUBJECTS OFFERED

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Professional Development and Practice

Fundamental of English

Professional English 1

Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia Tenggara/

Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

Technopreneurship

Isu-isu Ketemporari Muslim di Malaysia/

Culture and Lifestyle in Malaysia

Mandarin 1 / Arabic 1

 

Anatomy and Physiology 1

Kinesiology 1 and Biomechanics

Electrotherapeutic Modalities 1

Physiotherapeutic Skills 1

Behavioural Science

Hubungan Etnik/

Pengajian Malaysia 3

Siswa siswi pertahanan awam 2*

*Subject to change

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Anatomy and Physiology 2

Kinesiology 2

Electrotherapeutic Modalities 2

Physiotherapeutic Skills 2

Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal system 1

Professional English 2

Mandarin 2/ Arabic 2

 

Anatomy and Physiology 3

Pathology

Pharmacology in Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal system 2

Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory system 1

Evidence-Based Practice

Innovation Management

 Year 3

Semester 1

Semester 2

Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory system 2

Physiotherapy in Neurology 1

Physiotherapy in Spine Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy in Sport Injury

Physiotherapy in Gerontology

Exercise Physiology

Research Methodology

Entrepreneurship in Physiotherapy Centre/

Entrepreneurship in Fitness Centre

Physiotherapy in Neurology 2

Physiotherapy in Paediatrics

Biostatistics

Project 1

Clinical Placement 1

Clinical Placement 2

 Year 4

Semester 1

Semester 2

Physiotherapy in Women and Men's Health

Physiotherapy in Occupational Health

Project 2

Drug and Substance abuse/

Drug in Sport

Clinical Placement 3

Clinical Placement 4

Clinical Placement 5

Clinical Placement 6

Clinical Placement 7

Clinical Placement 8

 Graduates produced in this programme will not only contribute to medical and health services, but also to universities, hospitals, private laboratories, public health agencies, fitness centres and private research agencies.

 CAREER PATH

  • Physiotherapist
  • Teaching staff
  • Therapy manager
  • Researcher
  • Research assistant
  • Sports physio rehabilitator
  • Sports physiotherapist
  • Specialized physiotherapist in orthopaedic, paediatrics, geriatrics, women and men’s health, etc
  • Self-employed private physiotherapist

Note: Subject to any changes to the requirements provided in the Programme Standards: Medical and Health Science, Second Edition (2016) issued by the Malaysian Qualification Agency.

Website: https://www.mqa.gov.my