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