Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

Physiotherapist plays a very vital role as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in health care. Physiotherapists provide services to people to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan. 

Physiotherapy practice is concerned with identifying and maximising quality of life and functional movement potential, within the spheres of promotion, prevention, maintenance, intervention, treatment, habitation and rehabilitation.

The programme was established to fulfill societal and market demand on physiotherapy profession. We aim to provide the educational experience, practical training and technical competence necessary for the practice of physiotherapy. 

We will produce graduate physiotherapists, who are professionally competent and able to demonstrate good ethical judgement and compassion in the treatment of patients. Our graduates will be trained to develop good communication skills, critical thinking, leadership quality, the ability to make independent clinical decision, and to engage in continual professional development as part of life-long learning.

Programme Details:


Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

Accreditation Status:  

Fully accredited   


4 years (Full-time)


January, June, October   

Total Programme Fees:   

RM74,600 (Malaysian)

RM97,500 (International)

Medium of Instruction:   



Sungai Long, Selangor   


M. Kandiah Faculty of Medicine and Health Science (MK FMHS)   

Career Prospects:

UTAR graduates will help alleviate the current national shortage of qualified graduate physiotherapist, and be the trainers for future generation of physiotherapists. Graduates are eligible for registration with the Malaysian Physiotherapy Association (MPA). 

Graduates can expect to find employment in various health sectors, both public and private sectors such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Hospices
  • Nursing homes
  • Geriatric care centres
  • Physiotherapy clinic
  • Community settings
  • Health/fitness/sports clubs
  • Education and research institutions

Graduates may continue for their postgraduate studies at the institutions of higher learning locally or overseas.  

Professional Recognition/Accreditation:

The UTAR Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) is recognised by the following organisations.