Diploma in Physiotherapy

AIMST University

Program Description

Diploma in Physiotherapy

AIMST University

Diploma in Physiotherapy

As one of the universities in Malaysia recognized for producing 'job ready' graduates, programmes offered at the AIMST School of Physiotherapy provide a gateway to a rewarding career. The fully accredited course offers a formal curriculum that contains all of the elements required for professional accreditation by the Malaysian Qualifying Agency (MQA). Graduates of this course are also eligible for membership in the Malaysian Physiotherapy Association (MPA).

Physiotherapist students undertake a comprehensive programme of physiotherapy skills, behavioral and health sciences and professional development. This is expedited by intensive clinical education experiences. Throughout the programme, emphasis is placed on the importance of evidence-based clinical practice and the use of ongoing research in physiotherapy, therefore developing and building student research skills for use in professional practice.

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Programme Outline

SGFS Papers

  • MPU 2153 - Pengajian Malaysia (Compulsory)
  • MPU 2133 - 1. BKA (Compulsory for students with no credit in SPM)
  • MPU 2222 - 2. Introduction to communication
  • MPU 2312 - 1. Moral studies
  • MPU 2322 - 2. Islamic Studies

Elective

  • MPU 2412 - 1. Research
  • MPU 2422 - 2. Campaigns
  • MPU 2432 - 3. Promotions of products
  • MPU 2442 - 4. Projects
    • Proposals
    • Questionnaire
    • Report
  • MPU 2452 - 5. Activities
    • Games
    • Visits
  • UNIV 21101 - English I
  • UNIV 21102 - English II
  • UNIV 21103 - English III

Semester 1

  • MHAH 21110 - Essentials of Human Biology
  • UNIV 21101 - English I
  • MHAH 21118 - Introduction to Physics
  • MPU 2312/ MPU 2322 - Moral Studies/ Islamic Studies
  • MHPT 21120 - Anatomy
  • MHPT 21122 - Physiology
  • MPU 2153 - Pengajian Malaysia U1 - (Compulsory)

Semester 2

  • MHPT 21121 - Applied Anatomy
  • MHAH 21111 - Basic Computer Applications
  • MHPT 21124 - Pathology
  • UNIV 21102 - English II
  • MHPT 21127 - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy I
  • MHPT 21123 - Introduction to Health Care System I
  • MHPT 21143 - Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  • MHAH 21117 - General Psychology I

Semester 3

  • MHPT 22126 - Cardio respiratory Physiotherapy
  • MHPT 22132 - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy II
  • MHPT 22128 - Introduction to Health Care System II
  • MHPT 22129 - Electrotherapy I
  • MHPT 22130 - Exercise Therapy
  • UNIV 22103 - English III
  • MHPT 23136 - Counseling Skills

Semester 4

  • MHAH 21115 - Sociological Perspectives
  • MHPT 22131 - Systemic Disorder in Physiotherapy
  • MHPT 22138 - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy III
  • MHPT 22133 - Electrotherapy II
  • MHPT 22135 - Neurological Physiotherapy-I
  • MHPT 22134 - Physiotherapy in Women’s Health
  • MHPT 22180 - Clinical Placement I - 8 Weeks

Semester 5

  • MHPT 23139 - Pediatrics Physiotherapy
  • MHPT 23140 - Geriatric Physiotherapy
  • MHPT 23117 - General Psychology II
  • MHPT 23137 - Physiotherapy in Acute Care
  • MHPT 23141 - Neurological Physiotherapy-II
  • MHPT 23142 - Occupational Health and Sports Injury
  • MPU - U4
  • MPU 2222/ MPU 2133 - Int. to Communication / BKA
  • MHPT 22181 - Clinical Placement II- 8 Weeks

Semester 6

  • MHPT 22182 - Clinical Placement III - 14 Weeks

Career Options

Private Practices, Hospitals, Medical Centers, Community Settings, Rehabilitation Centers, Sports Clinics, Gyms, Specialized Schools

Why AIMST

AIMST University pledges to provide the best array of services and facilities to meet the discerning needs of our students. We have a range of specialist services ready to help and support them during their time with us. Our Student Affairs Officers will assist students in making arrangements for accommodation, transportation and even help to organise extracurricular activities for them. We also have a team of professionally trained Student Counsellors who are ever willing to assist students in handling any personal difficulties or problems. Students who require financial assistance may also contact the Student Affairs Division.

Diligent Security Officers help to ensure the safety of our students while healthcare needs can be met at the Student Health Clinic. Above all these, we have a strong team of support staff to ensure efficient and up-to-date learning facilities such as computer laboratories and a fast-growing library of books, journals and other resources for information retrieval. Our International Office is a one-stop centre catering to enquiries from international students, as AIMST University opens its door to students from the region and the rest of the world. With the services and facilities provided, we hope to create a cosy home-away-from-home environment for all our students and to provide the right atmosphere so that they can experience a lively, exciting and productive university life.

Financial Aid

The Student Affairs Division assists students in obtaining financial aid for their courses through a number of agencies. Students may apply for the National Higher Education Student Loan Scheme (Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional - PTPTN) upon enrolment to a degree programme at AIMST, provided they possess a minimum of three credits in their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM).

AIMST offers students with excellent performance in the SPM discounts on tuition fees upon enrolment in our Foundation programmes. The discount rate is based on the number of A’s obtained and could be as high as 70% of their tuition fees.

AIMST offers students with excellent performance in the SPM discounts on tuition fees upon enrolment in our Foundation programmes. The discount rate is based on the number of A’s obtained and could be as high as 70% of their tuition fees.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 28, 2017
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