Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) - Gulf Medical University
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Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)

This course is the first of its kind offered in the region and is designed to enhance the clinical and research skills of the candidates who have completed their Bachelor studies in Physical Therapy. Master of Physical Therapy program emphasizes on advanced trends in the clinical practice and evidence based approach to patient care with a curriculum that meets international standards.

The program has received initial accreditation by Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE w.e.f from March 2013.

On successful completion of the program, the student will be awarded the degree of Master of Physical Therapy, that would be a stepping stone to a challenging career in Physical Therapy.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in medicine from a University / Institute listed in WHO directory of medical schools.
  • A valid UAE – G.P license.
  • Distinct undergraduate performance of GPA of 3 on a 4-point scale, or equivalent grade (“B”).
  • English language proficiency test score of 550 for TOEFL or 6.5 for IELTS.
  • Relevant academic and professional experience.
  • Work in Hospitals or clinics either in the government or the private sectors, Rehabilitation / Sports Medicine Centers in the country or abroad as a beginner in the specialty.
  • Join university teaching hospitals as a Lecturer.
  • Pursue a PhD / DPT in the field of Physical Therapy.
  • Become a Research Assistant and pursue a career in research.

Program Structure

 

YEAR I
SemesterCourse CodePre-requisitesCourse TopicsCredit Hour/sLHPH
IMPT-PMS 301NILPhysical Therapy in Musculo Skeletal Conditions424
MPT-SPR 301NILSports Rehabilitation110
MPT-PSD 301NILPhysical Therapy in Systemic and Psychosomatic Disorders424
MPT-ERG 301NILErgonomics110
MPT-PMK 301NILPatho- Mechanics and Kinesiology212
MPT-EPN 301NILExercise Physiology and Nutrition212
Total14  
IIMPT-PND 301NILPhysical Therapy in Neurological Disorders424
MPT-PPD 301NILPhysical Therapy in Pediatric Disorders110
MPT-PCR 301NILPhysical Therapy in Cardio Vascular & Respiratory Conditions432
MS- RM 401NILResearch Methodology212
 MS- BS 304NILBio Statistics212
Total13  

 

 

YEAR II
SemesterCourse CodePre-requisitesCourse Topics / Clinical Rotation DetailsCredit Hour/sLHPH
III*MPT- CLR 401MPT-PMS 301

MPT-SPR 301

MPT-PSD 301

MPT-ERG 301

MPT-PMK 301

MPT-EPN 301

MPT-PND 301

MPT-PPD 301

MPT-PCR 301

MS- RM 401

MS- BS 304

Clinical Rotations6030
IVMPT- THS 501Successful completion of MPT- CLR 401Thesis6030
Total39  

*A valid UAE –Physical Therapist Technician License

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