Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy


Program Description

The Physiotherapist provides medical care to patients of all ages, from infants to the elderly. Its know-how applies from postoperative or post-traumatic rehabilitation to a wide variety of pathologies such as neurological disorders, paralysis, respiratory, circulatory or rheumatic diseases, sports injuries or accidents related to life.

The Physiotherapist can also intervene without a medical prescription to practice specific massages to treat a torticollis, a backache or provide practical advice on postural behavior.


Very varied internships in specialized institutions and services:

  • Kassab Orthopedic Institute: Physical Medicine, Pediatric and Adult Orthopedics, Traumatology, Rheumatology, etc.
  • Abderrahmane Mami Hospital: Pediatric and adult pneumatics, thoracic surgery.
  • INN: Neurology, neurosurgery, neuro-pediatrics.
  • National Center of Medicine and Sport Sciences.
  • Internship in hydrotherapy and visit specialized centers.Ankle and Ligaments Nino Liverani / Unsplash

Training program

Semester 1
  • Biophysics of radiation
  • Chemistry
  • Nursing
  • Hospital hygiene
  • General anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Cell biology
  • Molecular biology and histology
  • C2I
  • Internet and web
  • French
  • English
Semester 2
  • Applied Physics in Radiological Imaging
  • Applied Physics in Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Bacteriology and immunology
  • Parasitology and virology
  • General anatomy
  • Radioanatomie
  • Hospital practice (internship)
  • First aid
  • French
  • English
Semester 3
  • Imagery of the locomotive device
  • Imaging of the urogenital tract
  • Medical pathology
  • Surgical pathology
  • Applied physics in nm
  • Ultrasound applied physics
  • Medical Imaging Practice (Internship)
  • Occupational pathologies
  • Medical semiology
  • Surgical semiology
  • English
  • French
Semester 4
  • Pulmonary imaging
  • Imaging of the digestive system
  • Pediatric radio
  • Medical Imaging Practice (Internship)
  • Geriatrics
  • Quality approach
  • Signal and image processing
  • Nformatics (Programming)
  • Nursing in gynecology and obstetrics
  • Communication techniques
  • French
  • Psycho-social
  • English
Semester 5
  • radiobiology
  • Radiation protection
  • Cardiovascular imaging
  • Imaging of the neurological apparatus and ENT
  • Radiotherapy
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Medical Imaging Practice (Internship)
  • Radiation Physics
  • Research Methodology
  • biostatistics
  • French
  • English
Semester 6
  • Networks of images and data
  • Imaging and scanning techniques
  • Medical Imaging Practice (Internship)
  • Research seminar
  • Method of work and information and communication techniques
  • Legislation, ethics and professional conduct
  • Patient's right
  • French
  • English
  • PFE

Professional Horizons

Most physiotherapists work as liberals in their own offices.

They can work as full-time employees in public sector hospitals or private structures, or on a regular basis in various institutions such as:

  • The thalassotherapy centers
  • Pilates laboratories
  • Private clinics
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Retirement homes
  • Disabled associations
  • Sports associations as physical trainer or physiotherapist

NB: Graduates of this specialization can enroll in the Master's degree 'Advanced in age, disability and physical activity'.Orthoptiste reeducator free practice.

Conditions of admission

  • In the first year of a Bachelor's degree, students with a bachelor's degree or a diploma recognized as equivalent are admitted.
  • Are admitted in the second or third year of the license, the students having respectively succeeded one or two years of higher studies in the same specialty or in related specialties.
  • Admission in the 3rd year is also done on file with the holders of a diploma of higher technician (DEST, DUT) or a diploma sanctioning studies undergraduate (DEUPC) in the specialty or in related specialties.
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

The UPSAT , a private faculty of health sciences, was founded in 2001. It is a pioneer in paramedical university education in Tunisia. UPSAT is the first private paramedical higher education instituti ... Read More

The UPSAT , a private faculty of health sciences, was founded in 2001. It is a pioneer in paramedical university education in Tunisia. UPSAT is the first private paramedical higher education institution to be recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research as well as by the Ministry of Health. Read less