Physiotherapy is a science-based profession that helps people affected with injury, illness or disability through movement, exercise, manual therapy, and advice to enabling people to remain independent for as long as possible. Physiotherapy is a degree-based healthcare profession and a rewarding career working in public and private hospitals, health centres, sports medicine clinics, maternity hospitals, rehabilitation centres, aged-care facilities and private practices, as well as in health promotion, education, management and research.
Get the best physiotherapy training and equip yourself with one of the most versatile and in-demand of the healthcare professions, with Diploma in Physiotherapy at KPJ Healthcare University College.
KPJUC offers you high-quality academic programme 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 practise as a physiotherapist, using exercise, movement analysis, manual therapy techniques and electro physical modalities in order to restore, improve and promote people 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 28 KPJ Specialist Hospitals.
Physiotherapy is a profession that is highly sought after in Malaysia. Physiotherapists are needed in various places apart from hospitals such as community, nursing homes, senior care centre, special schools, sport team, fitness centre, industrial, private center or private hospitals and government agencies. You may also continue your study to Bachelor of Physiotherapy or Bachelor of Occupational Therapy upon graduation.
Scholarship for Physiotherapy
For 2023, KPJ offers a lot of opportunities for Scholarship in the form of Biasiswa by Merit or Dermasiswa based on Financial Need that reflects our commitment in grooming future professionals and leaders in the healthcare sector. With the combination of PTPTN and our Scholarship, many students may not need to pay any tuition or fee during their studies and instead will receive Pocket Money of RM200 per month while you are on campus, plus hostel accommodation for the whole duration of 3 years of your study which is readily included in the tuition and fee. Please refer the following Table for an indication of how much you will actually need to pay or will receive for your study. This calculation is based on the condition that you, like almost all our present students, are approved and receive PTPTN to pay for your tuition and fee. We would help you to apply for PTPTN during your orientation week.