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Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years
Intake Deadline


Overview of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.) in MAHSA University Malaysia

MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) is a 4-year undergraduate degree programme that prepares students for a career caring for and rehabilitating patients with neurological, cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal or other debilitating conditions through the use of expert techniques to reduce pain, improve movement and restore muscle control to maximise mobility.

Students will immerse themselves in the study of functional anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, foundation of psychology, physiotherapy rehabilitation, clinical practice and health science research. They will also learn the use of physical manipulation of the anatomy to regulate muscles and nerves, the many exercises that can be performed for specific needs, and the uses of electrotherapy, ultrasound, acupuncture and hydrotherapy in their rehabilitative efforts.

When students have completed this programme, they will be qualified to

  • aid and rehabilitate patients with reduced mobility due to muscular, neurological, cardiovascular or respiratory conditions;
  • diagnose and assess physiological problems and devise treatment plans to improve patients’ mobility;
  • reduce pain and discomfort in patients in their physiotherapeutic efforts; encourage and cheer patients and give them moral support;
  • give sound advice to patients and their families and educate them about the improvement of their situations and the prevention of unwelcome conditions;
  • promote patient health and wellbeing;
  • write reports and maintain records of patients’ treatment and progress
  • manage clinical risks.

In other words, MAHSA’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) graduate will be able to perform the demanding tasks expected of a highly qualified physiotherapist.

Programme Structure

Programme Structure of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.) in MAHSA University Malaysia

Y1 | S1 Functional & Applied Anatomy of Musculoskeletal System I PTFAMS 6113
  Functional & Applied Anatomy of Musculoskeletal System II PTFAMS 6114
  Communication PTCOM 6112
  Professional Development PTPD 6114
  English for Academic Purposes (Compulsory) ENG 6112
  U1-TITAS (Local) / U1-Malaysian Studies (International) MPU 3123/MPU 3173
Y1 | S2 Exercise Therapy & Handling Skills PTEHS 6124
  Electrotherapy PTELT 6124
  Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Cardiorespiratory System PTAPCR 6124
  English for Academic Writing (Compulsory) ENG 6212
  U1-Hubungan Etnik (Local) / U1-Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 MPU 3113/MPU 3143
  Clinical Exposure PTCE 6122
Y2 | S1 Manual Skills in Physiotherapy PTMSP 6213
  Applied Anatomy and Physiology in Neurology PTAPN 6214
  Physiotherapy Practice in Musculoskeletal I PTPPMS 6214
  Physiotherapy Practice in Cardiorespiratory Conditions PTPPCR 6214
  U2-Entrepreneurship MPU 3242
Y2 | S2 Physiotherapy Practice in Neurology I PTPPN 6223
  Physiotherapy Practice in Musculoskeletal II PTPPMS 6223
  Research Methods I PTRM 6223
  U3-Youth Development MPU 3322
  Clinical Practice I (MS&CR/N&CR/MS&N) PTCP 6228
Y3 | S1 Physiotherapy Practice in Neurology II PTPPN 6314
  Physiotherapy Practice in Musculoskeletal III PTPPMS 6314
  Physiotherapy Practice in Women’s Health PTPPWH 6312
  Research Methods II PTRM 6313
  Clinical Reasoning & Evidence Based Practice PTCLR 6313
  U4-Community Work MPU 3422
Y3 | S2 Physiotherapy Practice in Paediatrics PTPPP 6324
  Physiotherapy Practice in Geriatrics PTPPG 6323
  Clinical practice II (MS&CR/N&CR/MS&N) PTCP 63210
Y4 | S1 Physiotherapy Practice in Sports PTPPS 6413
  Physiotherapy Practice in Occupational Health PTPPOH 6412
  Clinical Practice III (MS/CR/N & Geriatrics/Paediatrics/Others) PTCP 64112
Y4 | S2 Research Project PTRP 6426
  Elective Placement

PTCP 6425

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.) in MAHSA University Malaysia


  • Pass Matriculation/Pre-University/STPM or equivalent with minimum GPA 2.33 in TWO of the following subjects:

    • Biology

    • Physics/Mathematics

    • Chemistry

  • Pass A-level or equivalent with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects:

    • Biology

    • Physics/Mathematics

    • Chemistry




  • Pass Diploma (Level 4 MQF) with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field

  • Pass Diploma (Level 4 MQF) with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years working experience in the related field

  • Other recognized qualification of equivalence

MUET Band 3/IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550)

English proficiency for international student: TOEFL (550)/IELTS (5.5) or equivalent

Career Prospects

Career Prospects of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.) in MAHSA University Malaysia

  • Physiotherapist

  • Physiotherapy Manager

  • Physical Therapy Specialist


Advantages of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.) in MAHSA University Malaysia


The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts, resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in physiotherapy centres and hospitals.

Clinical Exposure

Students of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) gain experience in our rather exhaustive list of panel of hospitals throughout Malaysia


Tuition fees for the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.


The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

Awarded by
MAHSA University

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia

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