Diploma in Physiotherapy


Course Title: Physiotherapy, Diploma
Course Code: DPY


What the course will give you
Physiotherapy or physical therapy is the treatment of disease or injury by physical means such as exercise therapy, mobilization, or movement. A physiotherapist’s work involves the rehabilitation of patients across ages and conditions such as orthopedic, sports injury, chronic disease, or neurological.

The MSU diploma programme in physiotherapy (DPY) will equip you with core knowledge in human anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, and pathology, and with core skills in mainly health psychology and physiotherapy. Your lecturers are industry professionals, ensuring you graduate industry-ready for a career in physiotherapy.

How long it will take you
3 years

Where the qualification may lead you to
You will be suited for the position of Assistant Physiotherapist. As you progress in years of service and experience, so may your opportunities for promotion and salary increment. You may also go on to degree studies and set yourself up on a course to becoming a lecturer.

Who may enrol
You need to have passed SPM or equivalent with at least FIVE (5) Credits including THREE (3) from Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics, ONE (1) from a Science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, or Applied Science), and ONE (1) from any other subject; OR to have passed GCE O-level or equivalent with at least FIVE (5) Cs including TWO (2) from English and Mathematics, ONE (1) from a Science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, or Applied Science), and TWO (2) from other subjects.

Diploma in Physiotherapy (DPY) is a three-year career-focused industry-developed programme by the Department of Healthcare Professional (DHP) at the MSU Faculty of Health & Life Sciences (FHLS).

KPT Reference
KPT/JPS(N/726/4/0283) 04/21


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