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Master of Physiotherapy

2 Years Master Degree Programme

Faculty

Faculty of Paramedical Sciences

Programme Type

Master Degree Programme

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility

Minimum 50% in BPT w...

Overview of the Programme

Master of Physiotherapy is a Post Graduate Degree awarded for a programme in the area of Physical Therapy, known as Physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is delivered in a variety of settings which allow it to achieve its purpose. Prevention, health promotion, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation take place in multiple settings such as community based rehabilitation programmes, hospices, Hospitals, Nursing homes to name a few.

Programme Outcomes

Expectation from the future graduate in the providing patient care.

  1. Course work includes exercise physiology, principles of physiotherapy practice, electrophysiology and electives (during 2nd year of MPT). The student will be skilled in treatment planning, management, administration of physiotherapy treatment and provision of patient support.
  2. Acquire in-de ...

Expectation from the future graduate in the providing patient care.

  1. Course work includes exercise physiology, principles of physiotherapy practice, electrophysiology and electives (during 2nd year of MPT). The student will be skilled in treatment planning, management, administration of physiotherapy treatment and provision of patient support.
  2. Acquire in-depth knowledge of structure and function of human body related to the respective branch of specialty.
  3. Acquire the in-depth knowledge of movement dysfunction of human body, cause thereof principles underlying the use of physiotherapeutic interventions for restoring movement dysfunction towards normalcy.
  4. Demonstrate skill in Physical & Functional diagnosis pertaining to patient under his/her care.
  5. Demonstrate ability to critically appraise recent physiotherapeutic and related literature from journals & adopt diagnostic & therapeutic procedures based on it.
  6. The student will also perform independent research within the department and help the department and the team for treatment planning of the patient.
  7. PT post-graduate is encouraged to pursue further qualification to attain senior position in the professional field, also to keep abreast with the advance and new technology the professional should opt for continuous professional education credits offered by national and international institutes.
  8. Employment opportunities can be found in hospitals in both private and public sectors as well as in independent physiotherapy clinics and as well as teaching institutes.
  9. Demonstrate ability to make clinical decision (based on evaluation) regarding Physiotherapy strategy techniques and select appropriate outcome measures based on the comprehensive knowledge of specialty.
  10. Demonstrate an expertise in evidence-based skill in the management disorders including movement dysfunction in concerned specialty.
  11. Demonstrate an expertise in health promotion, early identification and intervention for quality restoration of function.
  12. Planning and implementation of treatment programme adequately and appropriately for all clinical conditions common as well as rare related to respective specialty in acute and chronic stage, in intensive care, indoor, outdoor and institutional care, independent practice, on fields of sports and community and during disaster situations.
  13. Demonstrate proficiency in creating awareness using newer technology, at various levels in community for healthcare & professional awareness.
  14. Demonstrate leadership, managerial, administrative & communication skills.
  15. Demonstrate the knowledge of legislation applicable to compensation for functional disability welfare schemes & rights of the disabled, laws related to industrial workers & disabled & appropriate certification.
  16. Demonstrate proficiency in classroom and clinical teaching using newer and appropriate technology.

Physiotherapy is delivered in a variety of settings which allow it to achieve its purpose. Prevention, health promotion, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation take place in multiple settings that may include, but are not confined to, the following:

  1. Community based rehabilitation programmes.
  2. Community settings including primary health care centres, individual homes, and field settings
  3. Education and research centres
  4. Fitness clubs, health clubs, gymnasia and spas
  5. Hospices
  6. Hospitals
  7. Nursing homes
  8. Occupational health centres
  9. Out-patient clinics
  10. Physiotherapist private offices, practices, clinics

Course Structure

Semester 1

Course NameCourse CodeCredit
PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE (MPT)MPT1013
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & BIOSTATISTICSMPT1023
MOVEMENT SCIENCE (MPT)MPT1033
MOVEMENT SCIENCE (P)MPT1133

Semester 2

Course NameCourse CodeCredit
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGYMPT2013
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGYMPT2023
PHYSICAL AND FUNCTIONAL DIAGNOSISMPT2033
PHYSICAL AND FUNCTIONAL DIAGNOSIS (P)MPT2133

Semester 3

Course NameCourse CodeCredit
ELECTIVE I (MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS AND SPORTS)MPT3013
ELECTIVE I (NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS)MPT3013
ELECTIVE I (CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DISORDERS)MPT3013
PHYSIOTHERAPEUTICSMPT3023
ELECTIVE I (MUSCULOSKALETAL DISORDERS AND SPORTS)MPT3113
ELECTIVE I (NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS)MPT3113
ELECTIVE I (CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DISORDERS)MPT3113
PHYSIOTHERAPEUTICS (P)MPT3123

Semester 4

Course NameCourse CodeCredit
ELECTIVE II (MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS AND SPORTS)MPT4013
ELECTIVE II (NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS)MPT4013
ELECTIVE II (CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DISORDERS)MPT4013
ELECTIVE II (P) (MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS AND SPORTS)MPT4113
ELECTIVE II (P) (NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS)MPT4113
ELECTIVE II (P) (CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DISORDERS)MPT4113
DESERTATION (MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS AND SPORTS)MPT4213
DISSERTATION (NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS)MPT4223
DISSERTATION (CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DISORDERS)MPT4233

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