Intakes

May & October

Course Location​

January, May and September

Approval Code​​

JPT/BPP (R/726/6/0042) (MQA/FA3853) 01/26

Course Duration

4 years / 8 semesters

Course Mode

Fulltime

About the program

Occupational Therapy is a client-centered health profession concerned with promoting health and wellbeing through occupation. This profession embraces individuals who are passionate about improving the quality of lives of people from all walks of life. The Occupational Programme at Perdana University is uniquely designed to produce professionals in the field where the students are supervised and guided throughout the entire programme. Students are trained by a team of academicians and practitioners with relevant industry experience. The learning process involves an apprenticeship where knowledge and skills are passed from senior practitioners to a new generation ofoccupational therapist

Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia
Pass with minimum CGPA of 2.50 in any two (2) of the following subjects; Biology, Physics/Mathematics or Chemistry
UEC
Pass with minimum of 5B’s, two (2) which include Biology, Physics/Mathematics
Matriculation/Foundation/A-Level
Pass with CGPA of 2.50 out 4.00 in two (2) of the following subjects; Biology, Physics/Mathematics
or Chemistry
Diploma
Obtained a Diploma of Occupational Therapy and pass with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or related Diploma from
recognised institutions with a CGPA of 2.75 and minimum (three) 3 years of working experience

English Language Requirements :

Local Students
MUET score of at least band 3

International Students
IELTS band score of at least 5.5 or TOEFL score of at least 500

  • Hospitals
  • Schools (Special Education)
  • Human Resource Organisation
  • Nursing Homes
  • Specialised Therapy Centers
  • Medio Legal Practice
  • Private Practice
  • Industrial and Commercial Organisations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Clinical coordinators at Community Based Rehabilitation Centers
 

Curriculum Structure :

Year 1

  • Medical subjects (Anatomy,Physiology,Pathology, Medicine and Orthopedic)
  • Introduction and Foundation to Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Introductory Clinical Placement

Year 2

  • Applied Occupational Therapy
  • Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • Problem based learning: Neurological and Pediatric conditions
  • Clinical Placements
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics

Year 3

  • Applied Occupational Therapy
  • Mental Health and Ergonomics
  • Age Care and Application
  • Research Methodology
  • Entrepreneurship and Management
  • Clinical Placements

Year 4

  • Research Project
  • Contemporary subjects (Community Based Rehabilitation, Work and Driving, Sexuality and Disability Rehabilitation)
  • Final Year Clinical Placement
  • Exit-Viva Examination
 

We have exceeded 1000 clinical hours required by the World Federation of Occupational Therapist (WFOT)

We have exceeded 1000 clinical hours required by the World Federation of Occupational Therapist (WFOT)

  • The first private university in Malaysia to offer Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Multi-disciplinary educators with national and international collaboration
  • Programmes are approved by The World Federation of Occupational Therapy, WFOT
  • Experienced educators in academia and clinical practice
  • 100% employment rate before graduation or within 6 months graduation
  • Reasonable fees