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Diploma in Physiotherapy

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)58200/Course
FacultyFaculty of Therapeutic and Emergency Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

According to World confederation of physical therapy: Physical therapy provides services to individuals and populations to develop maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan.Physiotherapists play a significant part in most healthcare teams and are involved in the maintenance and restoration of movement and function in a range of client groups.The course offers you the opportunity to acquire advanced theoretical knowledge and a deeper understanding of research and shows you how to integrate knowledge with clinical skills and experience.


Programme Outline 

Year Subjects
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Year 1
  • Anatomy I
  • Physiology I
  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Behavioural Science
  • Professional Development & Practice
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Intensive English
  • Anatomy II
  • Physiology II
  • Kinesiology I
  • Movement Therapy I
  • Physics
  • Electrotherapy Agents I
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application
  • Pathology
Year 2
  • Movement Therapy II
  • Electrotherapy Agents II
  • Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal I
  • Physiotherapy in Neurology I
  • Kinesiology II
  • Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory I
  • Physiotherapy in Neurology II
  • Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal II
  • U-4 (Co-Curricular Activity)
  • Physiotherapy in Sports & Occupational Health
  • Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory II
  • Physiotherapy in Women’s Health
  • Physiotherapy in Geriatrics
  • Physiotherapy in Pediatrics
Year 3
  • Clinical Placement I,II & III (Neurology, Cardiorespiratory & Masculoskeletal)
  • Clinical Placement IV & V (Sports, Occupational Health & Geriatrics) & (Women’s Health & Pediatrics)
  • Advance Clinical Placement
Entry Requirements
Qualification   Academic Requirement
  • Minimum 3 credits at SPM level.
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Science ( General/ Physics/ Chemistry/Biology)
  • 1 other subject (Excluding literature)
Career Prospects
  • Physiotherapist
  • Lecturer in Physiotherapy
  • Ergonomist
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Self-employed Private Physiotherapist
  • Manager (PT)
  • Fitness Therapist
  • Sports Therapist
  • CLinical Therapist
  • KPO (Knowledge Process Outsourcing)
  • Physio/SPort Rehabilitator
  • Manual Therapist
  • Clinical Instructor

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

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