The 3 year diploma programme is proposed on a unit basis. The programme operates within the framework of two semesters per year, with each semester comprising of 21 weeks in all.

Duration: 3 years

Mode: Full-time

Graduates will be employed by various related organisation and ministries such as rehabilitation centre and physiotherapy section in clinics.


S5 and Mature Applicants:

  • International Examinations: Grade C or better in IGCSE or equivalent in English (2nd Language), Biology and ChemistryOR
  • National Examinations: 60% or better in Mathematics.

Mature Applicants:

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in a health-related field.

Required Courses

  • Communication
  • Information and communication technology
  • Standards in physiotherapy
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • First Aid
  • Musculoskeletal & Neuro-anatomy
  • Specific Exercise Technique in Rehabilitation
  • Kinesiology
  • Manual Exercise Technique in Rehabilitation
  • Cardio/Respiratory conditions
  • Musculo-skeletal disorders
  • Neurological conditions
  • Electrotherapy
  • Paediatrics
  • Medical and Surgical conditions
  • Health Promotion
  • Legislation & ethics
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Evidence and Research
  • Assistive Technology
  • Administration and resource management 
  • Ergonomics
  • Practice/Clinical Education