Bachelor of Occupational Theraphy (Hons)

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons) programme offers students in learns the theory and skills that is necessary to be practicing as occupational therapist through combination of diverse modalities of teaching and blended learning. The aims of the programme to equip students with advanced knowledge, clinical experiences based on clinical reasoning strategies and engage in multidisciplinary teams in problem solving, decision making to desirable outcomes across disciplines through critical thinking and effective communication.

There is a rapid expansion and advancement in rehabilitation and management warrants more expertise in the field. A local degree programme is needed to train occupational therapists that are well acquainted with technology, and practitioners that are constantly seeking professional knowledge through evidence-based practice. There is extended role of Occupational Therapists in rehabilitation unist, Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR), work rehabilitation, Occupational health, Geriatric, and Children.

PROGRAM DETAIL

Program Code : N/726/6/0067 (02/2021)

Duration of Programme: Full Time (4 Years / 8 Semesters)

Education Fees:

Local: RM78,100

Intake : February and September

FUTURE CAREER

Graduates will have broad career opportunities in various types of settings. A promising career awaits graduates become an occupational therapist in:

  • Hospitals settings
  • Rehabilitation center
  • Paediatric center
  • Geriatric center
  • Community based rehabilitation
  • Day care facilities
  • Special education center
  • Work rehabilitation center
  • Community mental health center

Education and universities

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Malaysian students:

    Obtained MUET Band 3 or IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 550
    AND
    Pass Matriculation / Pre-University / STPM programme or equivalent qualification with CGPA 2.33 in TWO of the following subjects :

    • Biology
    • Physics / Mathematics
    • Chemistry

    OR

    A-Level programme or equivalent with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects :

    • Biology
    • Physics / Mathematics
    • Chemistry

    OR

     Recognised Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field;

    OR

    Recognised Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field.