Occupational Therapy is a healthcare professional work with individuals, families, and health related organisations to assist them to overcome the limitations and restrictions that are caused by illness, psychological or emotional difficulties, developmental delay or the effects of aging. Occupational therapist will enhance people ability to engage in the occupations and empowering people to participate in everyday life.
The KPJUC gives you a high-quality academic education and clinical intensive at the KPJ group of Hospitals. You will learn from highly competence and experienced Occupational Therapist who are skilled in occupations related care, education and research. You will acquire the knowledge and skills you need to practice as a Occupational Therapist, using a combination of traditional and scenario-based learning and teaching methods. The curriculum incorporates knowledge from the disciplines of occupational science, biomedical, behavioural and social sciences.
Students then develop and apply this knowledge to the assessment and intervention processes used by occupational therapists when working with clients and client groups. The Fieldwork education in various practice settings will provide further opportunities to apply knowledge, skills and developing appreciation of occupational therapy related health care and service delivery. This clinical training will be conducted at the KPJ group of hospitals.
Graduates will have broad career opportunities in various types of settings. A promising career awaits graduates become an occupational therapist in:
Hospitals settings / Rehabilitation center / Paediatric center / Geriatric center / Community based rehabilitation / Day care facilities / Special education center / Work rehabilitation center / Community mental health center / Education and universities
Financing your Study
For 2020, KPJ offers a lot of opportunities for Scholarship for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy 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 RM300 per month. To ensure smooth clinical training at our 27 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.