Diploma in Physiotherapy

Programme Overview

Physiotherapy is a career that focuses on the treatment and rehabilitation in patients with physical injury or disability. The treatment offered by Physiotherapist involved wide range cases of such as Geriatrics, Sports related, Paediatrics, Neurology and Cardiopulmonary.

A certified Physiotherapist are eligible to work as:

● Physiotherapist at:

Government or private hospital

Physiotherapy centre / Nursing home

Community Rehabilitation Centres

Self-employed / locum / free lance

● Physiotherapist Manager

● Fitness and Sports Therapist

● Clinical Instructor at Government or Private University and College

SPM level: Pass Bahasa Malaysia and English with 5 credits in subject:

○ Mathematics

○ 1 science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Science, Applied Science)

○ Any 3 Subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and English if it’s a credit)

GCE/O-LEVEL: Pass Bahasa Malaysia and English with 5 gred ‘C’ in below subject

● Mathematics

●  1 science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Science, Applied Science)

● Any 3 Subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and English if it’s a credit)

 

Any Health Science Certificate: Minimum pointer 2.75

 

Study Mode

Full time

 

Intake

January, September

 

 

Students who graduate from the program able to pursue the study various Bachelor Degree programs not limited to stated program:

▪ Bachelor (Hons) in Physiotherapy

▪ Bachelor (Hons) in Occupational Therapy

▪ Bachelor (Hons) in Psychology

▪ Bachelor (Hons) in Early Child Education

Year 1


• Anatomy and Physiology I

• Anatomy and Physiology II

• Principles of Physics

• Psychology and Mental Health

• Electrotherapy I

• Basic Pathology

• Biomechanics

• Kinesiology

• Surface Anatomy


 

Year 2


• Musculoskeletal system for physiotherapists I

• Cardio-pulmonary system for physiotherapists I

• Electrotherapy II

• Exercise Therapy II

• Ethics & Administration

• Observational Placement

• Musculoskeletal system for physiotherapists II

• Cardio respiratory system for physiotherapists II

• Neurology for physiotherapists I

• First aid and CPR

• Public and preventive health

• Clinical Placement I

 

Year 3


• Musculoskeletal system for physiotherapists III

• Cardio-pulmonary system for physiotherapists III

• Neurology for physiotherapists II

• Rehabilitation medicine

• Clinical Placement II

• Pediatrics

 Women Health

• Physiotherapy in sports

• Occupational health and safety

• Physiotherapy in geriatric care

• Introduction to evidence based practice

• Clinical placement III

Campus:

Bangunan Wisma Baitulmal, Jalan Ipoh

Programme Status:

Full Accreditation

Programme Code:

MQA/FA0329

Specialisation:

Physioterapy

Study Mode:

Full-time

Study Level:

Diploma

Intake:

January and September

Duration:

3 years