Physiotherapy is a science-based profession and help people affected with injury, illness or disability through movement, exercise, manual therapy, and advice to enabling people to remain independent for as long as possible. Physiotherapy is a degree-based healthcare profession and a rewarding career working in public and private hospitals, health centres, sports medicine clinics, maternity hospitals, rehabilitation centres, aged-care facilities and private practices, as well as in health promotion, education, management and research.
Get the best physiotherapy training and equip yourself in one of the most versatile and in-demand of the healthcare professions, with the KPJ Healthcare University.
The KPJU gives you a high-quality academic education and clinical intensive at the KPJ group of Hospitals. You will learn from highly competenced and experienced Physiotherapists who are skilled in physiotherapy related care, education and research. You will acquire the knowledge and skills you need to practice as a physiotherapist, using exercise, movement analysis, manual therapy techniques and electro physical modalities in order to restore, improve and promote people health.
The course will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities, working independently or as part of a team of healthcare professionals. The focus of the early part of the course is on the conditions for which people typically seek physiotherapy care. In the later years you move to the clinical setting, where your knowledge and skills are put to practice in the delivery of physiotherapy services under the supervision of experienced physiotherapists. This clinical training will be conducted at the KPJ group of hospitals.
Physiotherapists are trained professionals working in health care. The job of a physical therapist is preventive, restorative and rehabilitative. Physiotherapy is a wide and varied profession with plenty of opportunities for advancing your future. Further into their career, a physiotherapist may choose to specialise in a particular area which they are passionate about, such as sports injuries or elderly care.
Financing your Study
For 2023, KPJ offers a lot of opportunities for Scholarship for Bachelor in Physiotherapy in the form of Biasiswa by Merit and Dermasiswa based on Financial Need that reflects our commitment in grooming future professionals and leaders in the healthcare sector. With the combination of PTPTN loan and our Scholarship, many students may not need to pay any tuition or fee during their studies and in addition will receive Pocket Money of RM200 per month. To ensure smooth clinical training at our 29 KPJ Specialist Hospitals, we provide Free-of-Charge (FOC) off-campus accommodation for all Bachelor students throughout their study as well as their 1st year on-campus accommodation in Nilai.