Master of Physiotherapy

Be a Physiotherapy Expert

Intake starts on March, October


Full time: 1 year 6 months
Part time: 3 years

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


March, October
Available to International and Domestic students.


Is Master of Physiotherapy for You?

The worldwide function of physiotherapists has changed from disease management to promoting prosperity and societal well-being. Additionally, physiotherapists who want to work in academia, research, or renovation must get a master's degree. This graduate degree with specialisation will help them hone their knowledge and skills in controlling diseases and enhancing community health. The curriculum will include courses in motor control, pain management, and courses unique to the specialty selected, such as Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and Management or Advanced Neurological Assessment and Management given by industry experts.

Our curriculum, which is specifically created for physiotherapists, is ideal for physiotherapists who are keen to acquire a critical awareness of the major challenges within the field of physiotherapy.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Graduates will be equipped to seek a career as:

  • Clinician with specialty in musculoskeletal/neurology, working at public hospitals, private hospital, NGOs
  • PERKESO or health centres
  • Research assistant
  • Lecturer
  • Tutor
  • Case manager
  • Physiotherapy manager

Career Organisation

  • Occupational health and safety advisor for physical conditions
  • Community health centres
  • Nursing homes
  • Home health agencies
  • Corporate or industrial health centres
  • Special schools
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
  • Sports centres/clubs/clinics/teams
  • Research centres
  • Ergonomic centres

Course Structure

Course Description

Your skills will be improved by our Master of Physiotherapy programme's Advanced Musculoskeletal or Neurology specialisation. The Masters programme is designed with working professionals in mind and is offered as a 1.5-year full-time programme or a 3-year part-time programme. The course offers cutting-edge instruction and practical experience from top experts, followed by specialised clinical postings under the supervision of specialists and the research presentation of the student's choice and interest. With a Master’s qualification in Physiotherapy, physiotherapists can be employed as physiotherapy managers in health-related centres, public and private hospitals, consultant physiotherapists, academicians at universities/colleges and research officers.

The necessary groundwork for physiotherapy practise should have been established through the undergraduate coursework, clinical placement, and work experience. With the most recent research and best practises in clinical care, the master of physiotherapy programme will test every clinical practise in every setting. Therefore, earning a master's degree will pay you in terms of personal satisfaction, improved benefits due to enhanced employability, and higher patient satisfaction scores.

Course Training and Practical

8 weeks of clinical posting in the area of specialisation in different ministry of health hospitals, specialised physioitherapy hospitals and clinics.

Year 1

  • Musculoskeletal Specialisation
  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
  • Problem-Based Learning 1
  • Personal Professional Development (PPD)
  • General Pathophysiology
  • Sterile & Aseptic Technique
  • Neurology Specialisation
  • Advanced Neuroscience
  • Research Methods & Statistics
  • Motor Control and Learning
  • Pain Management
  • Research Proposal Development
  • Advanced Neurological Approaches
  • Advanced Neurological Management

Year 2

  • Research Project
  • Clinical Practice

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Along with industry experts, specialists will instruct the courses. Interspersed between the courses will be workshops led by national and international training facilitators.

On Campus Learning

In Cyberjaya Campus, where we have state-of-the-art amenities.The anatomy lab and dissection hall will be used for face-to-face instruction and learning in advanced anatomy and neuroscience.Hands-on experience and patient centred learning are held in our cutting-edge physiotherapy laboratory.In the designated library facilities and meeting room, problem-based and team-based learning are conducted.
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Off Campus Learning

Clinical posting will take place in specialised physiotherapy settings in specialist hospitals and clinics, as well as other Ministry of Health hospitals.

Solve World Challenges

Physical therapy is a very fulfilling profession, but it also has its share of complexities, particularly in the contemporary age. These issues go beyond the expenses related to your career's educational background and finding patients once you become a practitioner. You must deal with evolving legal requirements, growing telemedicine services, consistently challenging clinical practice guidelines, and evidence-based practice to maximise the overall performance of your business. Your quest will get off to a better start if you have a Master of Physiotherapy, as well as ongoing instruction in technical and soft skills that are essential.

Entry Requirement



Degree in related field
Bachelor's Degree Level

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in a related field, as accepted by the University.

Degree in related field and experience in field
Bachelor's Degree Level

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field with a CGPA of less than 2.50 and a minimum of 5 years of working experience in a related field

For International Students Only

Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (pBT) / 80 (iBT) / IELTS score of 6.0 or other equivalent qualifications.


Other relevant or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian government and acceptable to the University.

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
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Create an account in Student System
Complete your documentations
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Submit your application

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