Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 80,000 / Year

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About Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)

Master of Physiotherapy is a postgraduate degree program in the field of physical therapy. The course offers candidates with physical and practical learning, skills and other essential training expected from a Physiotherapist.

Physiotherapist as a profession encourages the individual to engage in many preventive and rehabilitative practices such as posture management, hydrotherapy, sensory integration, respiratory conditions, therapies, orthotic assessment, gross motor development and others.

The course curriculum is based on various case studies and clinical practice to help students grasp in-depth knowledge about physiotherapy and its related fields. 

Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: Bachelors in Physiotherapy
  • Minimum Marks Required: 50% to 60%

MPT Admission Process:

  • Admission to the program is on the basis of candidates entrance exams for both MS and MD programs.
  • Some of the popular MPT entrance exams are All India Post Graduate Physiotherapy Entrance Test, CET Entrance Exam for Master’s Program.

Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Syllabus

First Year:

Physiotherapy Practice and Education Technology

Research Methodology

Applied Biomechanics and Kinesiology

Exercise Physiology

Health & Fitness

Project Work

Advanced Electrotherapy

Electrophysiology and Electro Diagnosis

Advanced Manual Therapy

 

Second Year:

Didactics

Clinical Training

Laboratory Work

Clinical Posting

Scientific Enquiry - Includes Project

Seminars & Case Presentations

Career Options and Job Prospects

M.P.T. is a great career choice for aspirants have held a bachelor’s degree in the same. This course helps them enhance their knowledge and skill in the physiotherapy profession. The field of physiotherapy has a lot of employment scope in the countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada and UK. Listed below are popular job areas for physiotherapists:

  • Fitness Centres
  • Health Clubs
  • Physiotherapy Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Sports Training Facilities
  • Private Clinics
  • Orthopaedic Departments
  • Physiotherapy Equipment Manufacturers

The entry-level salary of a physiotherapist is between Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh. However, salary packages are higher at the private clinics and hospitals as compared to government ones. Some of the suitable job roles for M.P.T. degree holders are given below:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Osteopath
  • Research Assistant
  • Sports Physio Rehabilitator
  • Therapy Manager