BSc in Physiotherapy

This course runs under the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine for four (4) years for direct entrants and three (3) years for the equivalent entrants.

Graduates from this programme are expected to have high Physiotherapy professional competence in clinical practice so as to raise the standards of health care services.

The candidates with diploma in physiotherapy will combine year two and year three contents during their second year and complete the course in 3 years.

Theory hours shall include lectures, discussion seminars and tutorials. Practical hours shall include practical demonstrations in the physiotherapy laboratory and Gymnasium, clinical bedside teaching and supervised clinical practice within the hospital and in the rehabilitation centers

Specific Objectives

  •  The programme aims to produce graduate physiotherapists enabled to:
  • Promote health and social well being  of individuals and groups through evidence based practices  towards the assessment, treatment and evaluation of physiotherapy interventions.
  • Provide physiotherapy  services according to individual needs
  • Manage physiotherapy services
  • Work  effectively as members of multi-disciplinary  health   care teams in either acute hospital, rehabilitation centers and community based settings.
  • Conduct research within  healthcare services.
  • Adapt  physiotherapy  approaches to  the changing health needs globally and in their own local settings.
  • Enhance self physiotherapy continuous  professional development
  • Engage into physiotherapy education   program by training others

Entry qualifications

All courses are taught in English. Therefore it is imperative that students are proficient in reading, writing and speaking English. It is upon the candidate to satisfy oneself that he/she meets this important requirement and provides evidence thereof (e.g. TOEFL iBTTM score of 65 and above or equivalent) registering for any course at this college

Direct Entry

Three principal passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with minimum entry of 6 points. Whereby one must have at least C grade in Chemistry and at least D grade in Biology and E grade in Physics.

Equivalent Entry

All equivalent applicants may apply for above programmes if they meet the requirements stated below:

  1. Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least Five (5) passes including two credit passes in Chemistry and  Biology and a D grade in Physics PLUS appropriate Diploma or Advanced Diploma with an average of “B+’’ or GPA of 3.5


BSc (lower second) majoring in Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology /Zoology.