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Course Location​

Location: Perdana University, Wisma Chase Perdana, Damansara Heights, KL

Approval Code​​

JPT/BPP (N/726/7/0033) (MQA/PA13805) 07/25

Course Duration

Full-time I 2-3 years
Part-time I 3-6 years

Course Mode

Full-Time & Part-Time

About the program

This is a course that allows you to tailor your own professional development to suit your needs, through a range of occupational therapy and interdisciplinary research experience. Our main objective is to provide a conducive learning environment in which a culture of research is nurtured and ensures the dissemination of knowledge and skills of the diverse fields in occupational therapy through various mediums. We hope to provide a curriculum which cultivates critical thinking skills, creativity, innovation, positivity, competency, and social responsibility among students.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in OT or equivalent with a CGPA of 3.00 or
  • with a minimum CGPA of 2.75-3.00 with at least 1 year of clinical experience or
  • with a CGPA between 2.50 and 2.75 with at least of 2 years clinical experience or
  • with a CGPA of less than 2.50 and a minimum of 5 years working experience in a related field.
  • International applicants – Same as above with an additional requirement: English with a minimum IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

Local Students
MUET score of at least band 3

International Students
IELTS score of at least 5.0 or TOEFL score of at least 550

  • Head of Departments at Clinical settings (Administrative Management Level)
  • Clinical coordinators at community based rehabilitation centres
  • Rehabilitation Programme Coordinators
  • Educators
  • Consultants

Related Occupational and Health Research

  • Occupational therapy for orthopedic conditions or physical dysfunctions
  • Aged care and rehabilitation
  • Community and health promotion
  • Medical or neurological rehabilitation
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration research
  • The first private university in Malaysia to offer Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Open to international students
  • Experienced research supervisors in academia and clinical practice
  • Multi-discliplinary supervisor team with national and international collaboration
  • Reasonable fees
  • All year round intake
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