Duration (Full-time)


Welcome to Perdana University’s MSc in Occupational Therapy (Graduate Entry) programme, your gateway to a fulfilling career in healthcare. designed for the first-degree holders, our programme offers a fast-track journey to becoming a certified occupational therapist. Experience hands-on-learning, a supportive community and a future filled with opportunities to make a meaningful impact.


JPT/BPP (-/—/-/—-) (MQA/PA15952)

Bachelor’ Degree or equivalent

A Bachelor;s degree in any field (except Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy) with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and not meeting



Can be accepted subject to rigourous internal assessment (e.g interview, related certification studies, working experience of minimum 5 years


Candidate with qualification in unrelated field must undergo pre-requisite courses. 

The courses include:

  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Introduction to Psychology

Basic Pathology

English Requirements

Local Students
MUET score of at least band 3
International Students
IELTS score of at least 5.5 


TOEFL score of at least 550 and Cambridge L00

  • Hospitals
  • Community based rehabilitation centres
  • Nursing homes
  • Schools
  • Industrial and commercial organisations
  • Private practice
  • Consultancies
  • Specialised therapy centres 

Core Modules

Year 1

  • Foundation of Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Science and Analysis
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Enabling Occupations: Pediatrics
  • Enabling Occupations: Mental health
  • Occupational Ergonomics

Year 2

  • Enabling occupations: Musculoskeletal
  • Entrepreneurship and Management in OT
  • Sexuality and Disability
  • Ageing and Health
  • Research Project
    1. Accredited by the MQA
    2. Hands-on-Experience (Meeting the WFOT requuirement of 1000 clinical hours)
    3. Expert faculty members in diverse areas
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