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Bachelor in Physiotherapy (Hons)

Be a Therapist

Intake starts on March, October

Duration

Full-time: 4 years

Programme Level

Bachelor

Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus

Intakes

March, October
Academic Calendar
Available to International and Domestic students.
(R/726/6/0041) 12/25 (MQA/FA2500)

Overview

Is Physiotherapy for You?

Are you interested to help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice?

This programme aims to reflect current practice with research evidence and enhancing students’ knowledge, skills and professionalism. Along with theoretical knowledge the students’ will gain appropriate practical skills through practical sessions in our skill lab.

As part of their extracurricular activities, you will have the opportunity to attend community-based rehabilitation programmes, health education programmes and health carnivals organized by the Student Physiotherapy Association including the World Physiotherapy Day as promoted by the World Confederation Physical Therapy (WCPT).

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Students will be equipped to seek a career as:

  • Clinical instructor
  • Clinical therapist (general)
  • Physiotherapy specialist (Geriatrics,Paediatrics, Women health, etc.)

Career Organisation

  • Occupational health and safety advisor for physical conditions
  • Community health centers
  • Nursing homes
  • Home health agencies
  • Corporate or industrial health centers
  • Special schools
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • NGOs’
  • Sports centers/clubs/clinics/teams
  • Research centers
  • Ergonomic centers

Course Structure

Course Description

The Bachelor in Physiotheraphy is a 4-year full time programme that provides you with knowledge in kinesiology and exercise therapy in order to apply physiotherapy skills in musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological conditions. Students will be equipped with physiotherapy skills for specialty areas such as geriatrics, Paediatrics, sports and women’s health.


Year 1

  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Public Speaking & Presentation
  • Affective Domain
  • Anatomy I
  • Physiology I
  • Introduction to Physiotherapy
  • Professional Development & Practice
  • English for Occupational Purpose
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Elective I (Introduction to Ergonomic/ Introduction to Medicine)
  • Anatomy II
  • Physiology II
  • Biomechanics
  • Introduction to Health Psychology

Year 2

  • Young Mercy I
  • Co-curricular
  • Kerajaan & Dasar Awam Malaysia
  • Elective II (Community Rehabilitation)
  • Clinical Reasoning & Evidence-Based Practice
  • Kinesiology I
  • Physiotherapeutic Skills I
  • Electrotherapeutic Modalities I
  • General Pathology
  • Kinesiology II
  • Physiotherapeutic Skills II
  • Electrotherapeutic Modalities II
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy I
  • Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy I
  • Pharmacology for Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Placement I

Year 3

  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Research Methodology
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy II
  • Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy II
  • Neurological Physiotherapy I
  • Clinical Placement II
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Neurological Physiotherapy II
  • Paediatrics Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy Management for Geriatrics
  • Clinical Placement III

Year 4

  • Physiotherapy in Women’s Health
  • Sport Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Care & Rehabilitation
  • Physiotherapy in Intensive Care
  • Clinical Placement IV, V, VI
  • Research Project in Physiotherapy

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Students are taught by experienced doctors, teachers, lecturers, researchers and clinicians employed by UoC.

The programme employs the following methods of teaching;

  • Lectures and tutorials
  • Written assessments
  • Laboratory experiment sessions
  • Hospital / clinical attachment
  • Industrial training

On Campus Learning

Classes are held at Cyberjaya Campus with our state-of-the-art facilities.
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Off Campus Learning

Learning will also take place in real-world scenario where students are posted at the hospitals, clinics and sometimes industry.

Solve World Challenges

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Our Allied Health Sciences focuses on highlighting programmes that are necessary in the broader context of the health and medicine fields of study.

These include accredited programmes that are directly assisting and supporting our healthcare industry. Our academicians are experts in their respective fields with years of hands-on experience enabling them to guide students with theoretical knowledge as well as real-world application and experience.

We have a collective goal to produce members of society who are not only competent in their respective fields but also respect others irrespective of race, religion, and creed. We do this by training our students to have a critical mind and have good communications skills while also being empathetic towards others. We believe that students are the seeds of the nation that will one day be leaders of the world

Entry Requirement

Qualification

Requirement

UOC Foundation or equivalent
Foundation

Minimum GPA of 2.33 in two (2) of
the following subjects;

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  •  Physics / Mathematics
STPM
STPM

Pass with minimum GPA of 2.33 in two (2) of the following subjects;

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics / Mathematics
A-Level
A-Level

Pass with minimum Grade D in
two (2) of the following subjects;

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics / Mathematics
UEC
Certificate

Pass with minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects, including any TWO of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics / Mathematics
  • Chemistry
Diploma in a related field
Diploma

Minimum CGPA 2.75 or pass with CGPA less than 2.75 with 3 years working experience in a related field

For International Students Only

TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent

Prerequisites

Requirement

Certificate

Malaysian Students: MUET Band 3

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
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