About the Course

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 or neurological diseases. MSU's Diploma in Physiotherapy programme will equip you with core knowledge in areas such as human anatomy and physiology, kinesiology and pathology. The curriculum is carefully crafted to ensure students become competent and inventive practitioners later in their career. This programme is delivered through innovative, 21st century teaching techniques, which will engage you in collaborative, highly focused assessments and projects to give you a solid foundation for a career in physiotherapy.

Entry Requirements
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.

(R/726/4/0283) (04/26) (MQA/FA4395)


RM64,000 - RM70,000

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees



The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students



Among the Courses Offered
Year One
  • Human Anatomy
  • Physiotherapeutic Skills
  • General Pathology
  • Clinical Placement I
Year Two
  • Physiotherapy in Respiratory
  • Physiotherapy in Acute Care
  • Physiotherapy in Special Clients – Pediatrics
  • Clinical Placement II
Year Three
  • Physiotherapy in Special Clients – Geriatric
  • Physiotherapy in Special Clients – Women’s Health
  • Clinical Placement III, IV, V and VI
Career Prospects
  • Assistant Physiotherapist
  • Sports Therapist
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