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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Therapeutic and Emergency Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Medical profession that uses occupational activity to help people to improve their quality of life by helping them gain productivity and independance


Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1


  1. Introduction to Occupational Therapy
  2. Anatomy
  3. Physiology
  4. Behavioral Science
  5. English

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Pathology
  2. Neuroscience
  3. Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  4. Therapeutic Activities and Techniques
  5. Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B
  6. Computer and Information Technology

Year 2 Semester 1

  1. Orthopaedics
  2. Occupational Therapy in Orthopaedics
  3. Occupational Therapy in Neurology
  4. Islamic Studies/Moral Studies
  5. Clinical Training I(Physical Dysfunction)

Year 2 Semester 2

  1. Clinical Condition in Medicine and Surgery
  2. Occupational Therapy in Paediatrics
  3. Occupational Therapy in Community Based Rehabilitation
  4. Malaysian Studies

Year 3 Semester 1

  1. Psychiatric Condition
  2. Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry
  3. Hand Rehabilitation
  4. Clinical Training III (Psychiatry)

Year 3 Semester 2

  1. Occupational Ergonomics
  2. Occupational Therapy in Occupational Health and Safety
  3. Work and Industrial Rehabilitation
  4. Clinical Training IV(Industry)

Year 4 Semester 1

  1. Research Methodology
  2. Biostatistics
  3. Occupational Therapy Issues and Management

Year 4 Semester 2

  1. Research Project
  2. Clinical Training V(Specialization)
Entry Requirements
Qualification Academic Requirement Entry Level
STPM/ A Level/ Foundation in Health Science/ or equivalent Minimum CGPA of 2.5 in Biology and Chemistry AND credit in Biology ,Physics, Mathematics ,Chemistry and English at SPM level Year 1
(4 Years)
Diploma Minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related Diploma from recognised instituition Year 2
(2.5 – 4 Years)
Others Related Diploma from recognized institution with minimum CGPA of 2.75 and 3 years of working experience in related field TBC
Career Prospects
  • Hospitals
  • Government & Private schools (including schools for special children)
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Psychiatric centres
  • Mental health facilities
  • Childrens’ clinics
  • Private paractices
  • Vocational training centres
  • Nursing homes

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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