Master of Science in Occupational Therapy


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.

Studying for a master’s degree in occupational therapy can qualify individuals for a rewarding career in a field that is expected to experience enormous growth in the coming years.
Some of the benefits are:
Broader opportunities in career pathways
Assist therapists to move in many possible areas of research as an occupational therapist 
Cultivates critical thinking skills, creativity, innovation, positivity, competency, and social responsibility.
Become leaders in the field.
Multi-disciplinary and international collaboration
Experienced research supervisor(s)
All year round intake
Open to international students
Reasonable fee

This programme will prepare you to work as:

  • Head of Departments at hospitals
  • Clinical coordinators at community-based rehabilitation centres
  • Rehabilitation Programme Coordinators
  • Researchers
  • Educators
  • Consultants

Several laboratories for teaching and research activities to ensure the efficiency of the programme in both theoretical and practical aspects will be made available.

These include:

  • Multipurpose Laboratory
  • Paediatric Laboratory
  • Activities of Daily Living Laboratory
  • Orthosis and Prosthetic Laboratory
  • Pressure Garment Laboratory
  • Medical and Neurological Laboratory

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Recognition & Accreditation:
This programme is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Course Approval Number:
JPT/BPP (N/726/7/0033) (MQA/PA13805) 07/25

Award Title:
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Mode of Study:
Full-time (2-3 years) / Part-time (3-6 years)

Throughout the year

Academic Qualification Requirements

i. A Bachelor’s degree in OT or equivalent with a CGPA of 3.00 or
ii. with a minimum CGPA of 2.75-3.00 with at least 1 year of clinical experience or
iii. with a CGPA between 2.50 and 2.75 with at least of 2 years clinical experience or
iv. 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.

Malaysian Students

International Students

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