Programme Overview

Physiotherapy is a science-based profession that uses movement, exercise, manual treatment, and advice to increase independence in people who have been injured, ill, or disabled. Physiotherapy is a degree-based healthcare field that can be found in a variety of settings, such as public and private hospitals, health centres, sports medicine clinics, maternity hospitals, rehabilitation centres, senior living homes, and private practices. It also offers a rewarding career path. Opportunities can be found in health promotion, education, management, and research in addition to direct patient care. KPJ Healthcare University’s Diploma in Physiotherapy offers extensive training that prepares graduates for a flexible and in-demand profession in healthcare.

KPJU offers you a high-quality academic program and clinical intensive at the KPJ group of Hospitals. You will learn from highly competent 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 to restore, improve, and promote people’s 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 would 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 our  KPJ Specialist Hospitals.

Career Opportunity

Physiotherapy is a profession that is highly sought after in Malaysia. Physiotherapists are needed in various places apart from hospitals such as communities, nursing homes, senior care centers, special schools, sports teams, fitness centers, industrial, private centers or private hospitals, and government agencies. You may also continue your study to Bachelor of Physiotherapy or Bachelor of Occupational Therapy upon graduation.

Scholarship

KPJ provides a variety of scholarship opportunities, including Scholarships based on merit and Dermasiswa based on financial need, underscoring our commitment to nurturing the future generation of healthcare leaders and professionals. Many students may find themselves free from tuition and fees for the duration of their academic careers thanks to the joint support of PTPTN and our scholarship. Hostel rooms are available for the full three-year study term, but the costs involved are not included in the total cost of tuition and fees

 

 

INTAKE IS OPEN NOW

Programme Coordinator

Name : Siti Norhidayah Sadio
Email : ucn.norhidayah@kpju.edu.my

Programme Details
  • Code –R2/726/4/0015 (9/2027) (MQA/A8169)

  • Duration – Full Time (3 Years / 6 Long Semesters)

  • Fees Local: RM50,568 (inclusive accommodation)

                   International : RM65,558

  • Mode – Full Time

  • Campus – KPJ University Nilai

  • Intake – March, July and September

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Malaysian students:

SPM or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Malaysia and English and 5 credits in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics;
  • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); AND
  • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English).

      OR

  1. ii) GCE/O Level or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Malaysia or English and 5 Grade C in the following subjects:
  • Mathematics;
  • ONE science subject

(Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science);  AND

  • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English). OR
  • Certificate related to Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75

International Students:
Similar as Malaysian candidate, AND must possess IELTS ≥ 5.5 or TOEFL ≥ 550 or equivalent.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

This course is designed to equip students with foundation skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students will be exposed to the strategies in effective listening and speaking; parts of speech, simple tenses, and the structure of 5-paragraph essay focusing on cause-effect genre.

This course is designed to enable students to study the living human body and use the knowledge functionally for greater understanding of the mechanism that allow body movement to take place

Kursus ini mempersiapkan pelajar untuk menghayati etika dan peradaban yang wujud dalam masyarakat kepelbagaian etnik di Malaysia untuk memperteguhkan pemikiran kritikal dan analitikal mereka bagi menangani kehidupan yang lebih mencabar. Pengisian kursus ini memfokuskan kepada penghayatan etika dan peradaban dalam acuan Malaysia.

This course is designed to introduce and also provide an understanding of the physiological, therapeutic effects and indication of electrotherapeutic modalities. The students will learn to carry out application techniques using electrotherapeutics modalities such as thermal therapy and electrical stimulation.

This course is designed to enable students to understand relationship between lesions and symptoms and signs of illness. They should be able to understand the pathogenesis of illness and diagnosis. Emphasis is given to the use of basic principles of pathology to understand the reasons for diagnosis and treatment of illness

The course content focuses on basic information on the skeletal, articular, muscular, and nervous systems and basic biomechanics on upper limb . The chapters on extremities include joints and their motions, bony landmarks, ligaments and other pertinent structures, muscles, and summaries of muscle actions and muscle innervations on upper limb

This course is designed to enable the student to understand about the emphasis of identifying patient problems through skillful evaluation, establishing realistic goals based on the problems and then deciding on a plan of care to meet the goals.

This course is designed to equip students with the basics of English language skills and develop communicative competence in spoken and written English, particularly in preparation for tertiary study and employment. Students will learn about verbal communication focusing on Standard People’s Practice. Additionally, students would be able to inculcate values and professionalism and apply problem solving skills in everyday scenarios.

This course is designed for students with majors/minors in the science of related disciplines. This course will provide the students with an in-depth study of the anatomy of the human body. Both normal and pathological conditions are emphasized

This course introduces students to psychological theories and principles in areas pertaining to health and well-being. It also examines the theoretical and empirical contributions of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of illness. Major stages of human development are also emphasized in relation to the general well-being.

Korea Language Programme is a programme to create graduates that have the basic capability speaking in Korean Language. It also will teach the student to gain whatever positive input from Korea culture, habit and behaviour from learning their culture and history. Korean have better expression in communication which will help student to learn to express better in communicating with patient in future.

The content is designed to enhance knowledge in electrotherapy modalities medium frequency current modalities such as ultrasound, LASER, Ultraviolet ray and SWD on the physiological effects, therapeutic effects, indications and contraindications.

The course content focuses on basic information on the skeletal, articular, muscular, and nervous systems and basic biomechanics on lower limb . The chapters on extremities include joints and their motions, bony landmarks, ligaments and other pertinent structures, muscles, and summaries of muscle actions and muscle innervations on lower limb

This course is designed to enable the student to understand about the emphasis of identifying patient problems through skillful evaluation, establishing realistic goals based on the problems and then deciding on a plan of care to meet the goals

This course is designed to equip students with the basics of English language skills and develop communicative competence in spoken and written English, particularly in preparation for tertiary study and employment. Students will learn about verbal communication focusing on Standard People’s Practice. Additionally, students would be able to inculcate values and professionalism and apply problem solving skills in everyday scenarios.

This course is designed to provide students with basic knowledge about the process of decision-making skills and behaviors wisely and efficiently. This includes giving students an understanding of some decision-making approaches based on decision-making models selected. Aspects that influence decision-making as a value, needs and goals as well as an element of uncertainty are also discussed. In addition, religion and religious factors, experience, environment, cognitive, psychological, ethical and individual personalities are also taken into account in decision making.

This course is designed to enable students to understand about medical respiratory management. The practical components encompass of different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of specific conditions.

This course is designed to enables the student to understand about the theory and methods of musculoskeletal management in specific conditions. The practical component encompasses different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of the specific conditions.

This course is designed to enable students to understand about the theory and methods of neurological management in specific conditions. The practical component encompasses different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of specified condition using the concept of optimizing motor function.

This course is designed to enable the student to understand about the healthcare system in Malaysia and scope of physiotherapy practice and their importance in the lifelong learning in order to excel care pathway and competence. They learn about the health promotion and entrepreneurial skills in order to identify business opportunity related to healthcare.

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Kursus ini mempersiapkan pelajar untuk menghayati etika dan peradaban yang wujud dalam masyarakat kepelbagaian etnik di Malaysia untuk memperteguhkan pemikiran kritikal dan analitikal mereka bagi menangani kehidupan yang lebih mencabar. Pengisian kursus ini memfokuskan kepada penghayatan etika dan peradaban dalam acuan Malaysia.

This course is designed to enables the student to understand about the theory and methods on management for the older adult and provide proper care for elderly. The practical component encompasses different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of the specific conditions.

This course is designed to enables the student to understand about the theory and methods on management for occupational injuries

This course is designed to enable the student to understand about the concept and scope of physiotherapy practice and the issue that will be faced in clinical practice. The emergence of medico legal implications related to best practice will be addressed. The subject will also highlight current health issues of concern to the globalization world and the role of physiotherapy in these emerging issues with evidence based practice.

This course is designed to enables the student to understand about the theory and methods of musculoskeletal management in specific conditions. The practical component encompasses different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of the specific conditions.

This course is designed to enable students to understand about the theory and methods of neurological management in specific conditions. The practical component encompass of different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of specified condition using the concept of optimizing motor function.

This course is designed to enable the student to understand about medical respiratory management. The practical component encompasses different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of specific conditions.

Students will be practicing in an imaging department in hospitals under the direct supervision of hospital physiotherapist and the KPJUC lecturers. Students will gain hands-on experience on basic general procedures while continuing to develop the necessary skills and competency needed to work in any physiotherapy department.

This course enables students to enhance their understanding and skill in respective sports in terms of game techniques, rules, ruling and other aspects which are pertinent to the process of organizing sports competition. This course also aims to instil discipline among the students.

This course is designed to enables the student to understand about the theory and methods on management for special challenged child. They learn to modify and do management strategies according to the special needs of the child.

This course is designed to enables students to understand the theory and methods of sport injuries, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. The practical component encompasses different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of the specific conditions.

This course is designed to enables students to understand the theory and methods on management for the adult women and provide proper and optimal clinical care for such group of patient. The practical component encompass of different practical skills in the aspect of evaluation and treatment of the specific conditions.

The students will be practicing in an imaging department in hospitals under the direct supervision of hospital physiotherapist and the KPJUC lecturers. The students will gain hands-on experience on the physiotherapy procedures while continuing to develop the necessary skills and competency needed to work in any physiotherapy department.

The students will be practicing in an imaging department in hospitals under the direct supervision of hospital physiotherapist and the KPJUC lecturers. The students will gain hands-on experience on the physiotherapy procedures while continuing to develop the necessary skills and competency needed to work in any physiotherapy department.