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World Confederation of Physical Therapy states, “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.

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Dr. Noorulainah Jalaludheen
Dean, Faculty of Therapeutic Science and Emergency Medicine

According to WHO, by 2050, 20% of the world population will be above 60 years old. Against this backdrop and inevitably the, need and demand for prehospital care and rehabilitation is expected to increase. Consequently health care manpower to encompass the needs of the growing population will be needed.

In light of this, AMU offers innovative educational program to meet the various demands and needs of society in the areas of management, clinical and health related scientific field.

AMU is one of the pioneer universities in producing health care professionals. Currently we are diversifying into the pre-hospital, rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and therapeutic oncology care.

Degree and diploma holders in these fields have the advantage of fulfilling the gap that we will be encountering to maintain the ratio of a health care personnel to the total population.

YEAR 1


SEMESTER 1
  • Anatomy 1
  • Physiology 1
  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Behavioural Science
  • Professional Development & Practice
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Intensive English
SEMESTER 2
  • Anatomy 2
  • Physiology 2
  • Kinesiology 1
  • Movement Therapy 1
  • Physics
  • Electrotherapy Agents 1
SEMESTER 3
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application
  • Pathology

YEAR 2


SEMESTER 1
  • Movement Therapy 2
  • Electrotherapy Agents 2
  • Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal 1
  • Physiotherapy in Neurology 1
  • Kinesiology 2
SEMESTER 2
  • Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory 1
  • Physiotherapy in Neurology 2
  • Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal 2
  • Co-Curricular
  • Physiotherapy in Sports & Occupational Health
SEMESTER 3
  • Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory 2
  • Physiotherapy in Women’s Health
  • Physiotherapy in Geriatrics
  • Physiotherapy in Pediatrics

YEAR 3


SEMESTER 1
    • Clinical Placement 1, 2 & 3

(Neurology, Cardiorespiratory & Musculoskeletal)

SEMESTER 2
    • Clinical Placement 4 & 5

(Sports, Occupational Health & Geriatrics) & (Women’s Health & Pediatrics)

SEMESTER 3
  • Advance Clinical Placement

SPM or equivalent with 5 credits in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • 1 science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science) AND
  • Any other one subject.

OR

GCE/O Level or equivalent with 5 Grade C in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • One (1) Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science)
  • Two (2) of any other subjects
  • Physiotherapist
  • Lecturer in Physiotherapy
  • Ergonomist
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Self-employed Private Physiotherapist
  • Fitness Therapist
  • Sports Therapist
  • Clinical Therapist
  • KPO (Knowledge Process Outsourcing)
  • Physio I Sports Rehabilitator
  • Manual Therapist
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Value-Added Intensive English Programme
  • Sponsorships by private hospitals for deserving candidates
  • Exceptionally highly qualified and experienced local and international faculties
  • Overseas credentialing assistance
  • Active physiotherapy club
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Highly sophisticated physiotherapy lab facilities
  PROGRAMME CODE

(A6299) Cheras, (A9337) KK, (A0039) Kuching

 FACULTY

Therapeutic Sciences and Emergency Medicine

 DURATION OF STUDY

3 Years

 MODE OF STUDY

Full Time

 AWARDS/CERTIFICATES

Diploma of Physiotherapy