Bachelor of Physiotherapy

SUMMARY

Level
Bachelors Degree(MNQF Level 7)
Duration
3 years(6 Semesters)
Modes
Available Modes (Full-Time)
Course Fee
Course FeeMVR 27,840 (Applicable for Free First Degree Scheme)

Overview

Bachelor of Physiotherapy is a 4-year undergraduate degree program that prepares graduates for a career in rehabilitating patients and helping to maintain or maximize movement and function in people who are affected by injury, illness or disability. Students will gain knowledge in human anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, pathophysiology, pharmacology, communication, sociology, psychology, research and management for physiotherapy. The program also offers discipline specific subjects that explore exercise science and sports, electrotherapy, musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, neurological, rehabilitation medicine and community rehabilitation in physiotherapy. Students will also learn from hands-on experience through extensive clinical placements in multiple settings which includes cardiology, neurology, pediatrics, geriatrics, musculoskeletal, sports and exercise and Community practice. Making you job-ready when you graduate as highly competent physiotherapists.

Entry Requirements

General Entry

  • i) Any 2 passes in GCE A Level (Science Stream) OR Equivalent OR,
  • ii) Pass in MNQF Level 4 certificate in a related field (health field) OR,
  • iii) Pass in MNU Certificate 4 Foundation Studies (Science)

Language Requirements

  • i) Certified proficiency in English (GCE O' Level / IGCSE English/ MNU English Language Competency Test) or equivalent

General Notes

  • Entry requirements are indicative. Depending on the sequence and the number of applications received, all qualifying students may not gain entry.
  • Circumstances may require the University to defer or cancel some courses, especially when the minimum class size (10 for certificate & diploma courses, 15 for Degrees courses) is not achieved.
  • Passes at GCE OL/SSC and HSC is considered to be grades "C" or above and passes at GCE AL is considered to be the grades "E" or above.

Structure

Semester 1

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
PHT101
Fundamentals of Physiotherapy Practice (CORE)
870
PUB001
Communication in Health (CORE)
580
MED119
Human Anatomy and Physiology I (CORE)
1,160
DHI113
Dhivehi for Professionals (CORE)
870
Semester Total60
3,480

Semester 2

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
PHM003
Basic Pharmacology (CORE)
580
PHT103
Movement Science I (CORE)
580
PSY135
Introduction to Psychology (CORE)
580
MED121
Human Anatomy and Physiology II (CORE)
1,160
PHT105
Physiotherapy Practice I (CORE)
580
Semester Total60
3,480

Semester 3

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
PUB215
Health Culture and Society (CORE)
870
PHT201
Movement Science II (CORE)
870
MED211
Human Anatomy and Physiology III (CORE)
1,160
MED213
Pathology of Human Body systems (CORE)
580
Semester Total60
3,480

Semester 4

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
PHT203
Electrotherapy (CORE)
1,160
PHT205
Exercise Science and Sports (CORE)
1,160
PUB315
Ethical and legal practice in Health Care (PHC) (CORE)
580
PHT207
Physiotherapy Practice II (CORE)
580
Semester Total60
3,480

Semester 5

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
PHT301
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy I (CORE)
1,160
PHT303
Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy I (CORE)
580
PHT305
Neurological Physiotherapy I (CORE)
1,160
MED301
Women's Health and Oncology (CORE)
580
Semester Total60
3,480

Semester 6

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
PHT307
Management for Physiotherapists (CORE)
580
PHT309
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy II (CORE)
870
PHT311
Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy II (CORE)
580
PHT313
Neurological Physiotherapy II (CORE)
870
PHT315
Rehabilitation Medicine (CORE)
580
Semester Total60
3,480

Semester 7

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
SSW303
Introduction to Research Methods (CORE)
870
PHT401
Rotatory Clinical Internship I (Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Geriatrics) (CORE)
2,610
Semester Total60
3,480

Semester 8

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
PHT403
Research for Physiotherapy (CORE)
1,160
PHT405
Rotatory Clinical Internship II (Musculoskeletal, Sports and Exercise, Community practice) (CORE)
2,320
Semester Total60
3,480
Course Total 480 CP
Total: 27,840

Careers

Consultant Physiotherapist Physiotherapy Service Manager Physical Therapy Specialist Work within community/CSOs and implement community rehabilitation programs Physiotherapist Physiotherapy lecturer at a University Researcher