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Diploma in Physiotherapy

Offered by: Management and Science University (MSU)
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Exam BodyManagement and Science University
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRM64,000 - RM70,000
FacultyFaculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Physiotherapy or physical therapy is the treatment of disease or injury by physical means such as exercise therapy, mobilization, or movement. A physiotherapist’s work involves the rehabilitation of patients across ages and conditions such as orthopedic, sports injury, chronic or neurological diseases. MSU's Diploma in Physiotherapy programme will equip you with core knowledge in areas such as human anatomy and physiology, kinesiology and pathology. The curriculum is carefully crafted to ensure students become competent and inventive practitioners later in their career. This programme is delivered through innovative, 21st century teaching techniques, which will engage you in collaborative, highly focused assessments and projects to give you a solid foundation for a career in physiotherapy.

Year One
  • Human Anatomy
  • Physiotherapeutic Skills
  • General Pathology
  • Clinical Placement I
Year Two
  • Physiotherapy in Respiratory
  • Physiotherapy in Acute Care
  • Physiotherapy in Special Clients – Pediatrics
  • Clinical Placement II
Year Three
  • Physiotherapy in Special Clients – Geriatric
  • Physiotherapy in Special Clients – Women’s Health
  • Clinical Placement III, IV, V and VI
Entry Requirements

You need to have passed SPM or equivalent with at least FIVE (5) Credits including THREE (3) from Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics, ONE (1) from a Science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, or Applied Science), and ONE (1) from any other subject; OR to have passed GCE O-level or equivalent with at least FIVE (5) Cs including TWO (2) from English and Mathematics, ONE (1) from a Science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, or Applied Science), and TWO (2) from other subjects.

Career Prospects
  • Assistant Physiotherapist
  • Sports Therapist

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

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