Course Details



  • Description

    AIMST offers a three-year Diploma in Physiotherapy program which is open for SPM holders and foundation students. Bachelor of Physiotherapy program also admits students with Diploma in Physiotherapy for credit transfer to two and half (2½) year Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons). The programme is 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 physical disability, functional limitation and other illnesses and injuries. The Diploma in Physiotherapy is developed to educate and train graduates to be physiotherapy practitioners. The course utilizes a problem oriented approach in physiotherapy education emphasizing student-centered 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 hands-on skills..

    Field of Study

    Medicine & Healthcare

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 53,450 (USD 12,828)

    MQA No.

    A 7211

    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    April; Septemer

Entry Requirements

  • O-level/GCSE

    Pass with grade C in 5 subjects including:

    English, Mathematics and 1 science subject

    (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/ General Science/ Applied Science)

    And 2 other subjects

  • UEC

    Pass with grade B in 3 subjects including

    English, Mathematics and 1 science subject

    (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/ General Science/ Applied Science


    5 Credits including

    English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mathematics, 1 science subject

    (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/ Applied Science)

    And 1 other subject

  • English Requirements

    For International Candidate:
    *TOEFL minimum score of 500
    *IELTS minimum score of 5.0

Programme Structure

  • Semester 1

    Essentials of Human Biology

    English I

    Introduction to Physics

    Moral Studies/ Islamic Studies



    Pengajian Malaysia U1 – (Compulsory)

  • Semester 2

    Applied Anatomy

    Basic Computer Applications


    English II

    Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy I

    Introduction to Health Care System I

    Biomechanics and Kinesiology

    General Psychology I

  • Semester 3

    Cardio Respiratory Physiotherapy

    Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy II

    Introduction to Health Care System II

    Electrotherapy I

    Exercise Therapy

    English III

    Counseling Skills

  • Semester 4

    Sociological Perspectives

    Systemic Disorder in Physiotherapy

    Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy III

    Electrotherapy II

    Neurological Physiotherapy-I

    Physiotherapy in Women’s Health

    Clinical Placement I – 8 Weeks

  • Semester 5

    Pediatrics Physiotherapy

    Geriatric Physiotherapy

    General Psychology II

    Physiotherapy in Acute Care

    Neurological Physiotherapy-II

    Occupational Health and Sports Injury


    Int. to Communication / BKA Clinical

    Placement II- 8 Weeks

  • Semester 6

    Clinical Placement III – 14 Weeks

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 53,450 (USD 12,828)

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