Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)

Duration:3 years

Intakes:Aug & Oct

Campus:AIMST University, Batu 3 1/2, Bukit Air Nasi, Jalan Bedong—Semeling, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.

Level of Study:Degree

Faculty:Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Course Code:(R/726/6/0022) (03/23) (MQA/FA 1192)

About this course

AIMST offers a four-year Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) program.  Bachelor of Physiotherapy program also admits students with Diploma in Physiotherapy for credit transfer to two and a half (2½) year Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons). Both the programs are well designed to produce graduates with in-depth knowledge and skills to assess and formulate physiotherapeutic diagnoses and provide appropriate interventions, rehabilitation and treatments to patients with a physical disability, functional limitation and other illnesses and injuries.

Both diploma and degree courses in physiotherapy are developed to educate and train graduates to be physiotherapy practitioners. The course utilizes a problem-oriented approach in physiotherapy education emphasizing student-centred learning. The course aims to develop and cultivate skills in critical thinking, problem-solving and decision making, which are essential for professional practice as a physiotherapist. The practical experience gained through workplace learning help to nurture clinical competence and enhancing hand-on skills.

Total Course Fees


For scholarship enquiries,  please contact Ms.Kayatri via email


Subject Listing

Semester 1

  • Anatomy I
  • Physiology I
  • Behavioral Science
  • English For Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP)
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • University Electives (Any 1)
  1. Introduction to Communication
  2. BKA (Compulsory for students without credit in Bahasa Malaysia)
  3. Critical Thinking
  4. Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Semester 2

  • Anatomy II
  • Physiology II
  • Biomechanics
  • Kinesiology I
  • Electrotherapy I
  • Physiotherapeutic Skills I

Semester 1

  • Professional Development and Practice
  • Kinesiology II
  • Electrotherapy II
  • Pathology
  • Physiotherapeutic Skills II
  • Sociological Perspectives (any one)
  • General Psychology
  • Moral studies
  • Islamic Studies

Semester 2

  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy I
  • Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy
  • Neurological Physiotherapy I
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Placement I (4 Weeks)

Semester 1

  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy II
  • Physiotherapy in Medical and Surgical conditions
  • Neurological Physiotherapy II
  • Sports Physiotherapy
  • University Electives (Any one)
  1. Research
  2. Campaigns
  3. Promotions of products
  4. Projects

– Proposals

– Questionnaire

– Report

  1. Activities

– Games

– Visits

– Debates

Semester 2

  • Biostatistics in Physiotherapy Research
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Physiotherapy in Women’s Health
  • Clinical Placement II (10 weeks )

Semester 1

  • Physiotherapy in Acute Care
  • Paediatrics Physiotherapy
  • Geriatric Physiotherapy
  • Spinal Care and Rehabilitation
  • English For Professional Purposes (EPP)
  • Physiotherapy Electives (Any two)
  1. Rehabilitation Medicine
  2. Community Physiotherapy
  3. Ergonomics and Occupational health
  4. Medical Imaging
  5. Radiological anatomy

Semester 2

  • Research / Project
  • Clinical Placement III (12 weeks )

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

AIMST Foundation/STPM/Matriculation/ Pre University Programme or its equivalent

Pass with minimum GPA ≥ 2.33 in TWO of the following subjects:




A-Level / Equivalent Programme

Pass with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects





c) Recognized Diploma with minimum CGPA of ≥ 2.75 in related field;


d) Recognized Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field.

Diploma Physiotherapy Holders

ii. From recognized institutions with minimum CGPA of 2.75 eligible for entry into our 2 ½ year credit transfer program commencement from Year 2 Semester 2 of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons).


iii. Related Diploma from recognized institutions with CGPA below than 2.75 and a minimum of 3 years (36months) working experience in the same field of:

iv. Other qualifications equivalent and approved by the Government of Malaysia will be assessed on case by case basis.

MUET band 3 upon registration

ELTS with min band of 5.5 or

TOEFL with min 550 paper based or equivalences

International Student Only

Please contact AIMST University counsellor for further information.

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