M.P.T. Master of Physiotherapy

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Master of Physiotherapy is a Post Graduate Academic Degree awarded for a
course or program in the field of Physical Therapy, more popularly known as
Physiotherapy. It is also known as MPT or M.P.T. which is an abbreviated form of
the Master of Physiotherapy degree. Some Institutes also abbreviate it as
'M.P.Th' which also stands for Master of Physiotherapy. The duration of M.P.T.
is 2 years. Physical Therapy programs provide practical learning experience
which enable knowledge gain, skill and the required behaviour expected from an
expert Physiotherapist. The course curriculum is based on case studies and
clinical practice so as to encourage students in critical thinking.


Eligibility for Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) course is 50 % marks in BPT with
completion of 6 months internship. Apart from this one also needs to clear the
entrance test to get admission.

Master of Physiotherapy Subjects

Master of Physiotherapy Subjects vary on one's chosen field of Specialisation.

Master of Physiotherapy Specialisations

  • Orthopaedics.
  • Neurology.
  • Cardio respiratory .
  • Sports.
  • Paediatric Neurology.
  • Hand Rehabilitation.
  • Obstetric and Gynaecology.
  • Community Physiotherapy.

Who can and Who should pursue Master
of Physiotherapy Degree

M.P.T. is meant for talented students who already hold a degree and who want
further their knowledge and gain specialisation in a chosen field. Those
candidates who have interest in research work and want to excel in the field
with new innovations are very much eligible for this course.

Advantages or Benefits of Master of Physiotherapy Degree

  • M.P.T. is an advanced degree wherein one learns to take one of the
    challenging positions like Consultant, Teacher, Researcher, and Clinician

  • Master of Physiotherapy enables one to learn a lot of skills in treating
    patients and gain more confidence in the process.

  • Gaining a mastery in one's chosen field of specialisation incerases the
    employment opportunities.

Master of Physiotherapy Jobs

The field of Physiotherapy is a major field of employment in Australia, Canada,
US, UK and New Zealand and as such it increases the scope of practising
Physiotherapy abroad. Candidates who generally pursue physiotherapy courses
abroad, generally get absorbed in the country where they are studying.

Employment Areas

  • Defence Medical Establishments.
  • Educational Institutions.
  • Fitness Centres.
  • Health Institutions.
  • Hospitals.
  • Orthopaedic Departments.
  • Physiotherapy Equipment Manufacturers.
  • Private Clinics.
  • Rehabilitation Centres for The Handicapped.
  • Sports Training Facilities.
  • Schools for the Mentally Retarded and Physically Disabled Children.

Job Types

  • Chief Physiotherapist.
  • Osteopath.
  • Lecturer.
  • Research Assistant.
  • Researcher.
  • Sports Physio Rehabilitator.
  • Self Employed Private Physiotherapist.
  • Therapy Manager.

M.P.T. Courses in India


M.P.T. (Biomechanics)

M.P.T. (Cardio-Pulmonary Physiotherapy)

M.P.T. (Cardiorespiratory)

M.P.T. (Cardiothoracic Physiotherapy)

M.P.T. (Cardiovascular & Pulmonary specialties)

M.P.T. (Community Physiotherapy)

M.P.T. (Community Rehabilitation)

M.P.T. (Hand Conditions)

M.P.T. (Musculoskeletal)

M.P.T. (Neuro-Physiotherapy)

M.P.T. (Neurology)

M.P.T. (Ortho-Physiotherapy)

M.P.T. (Pediatrics)

M.P.T. (Sports-Physiotherapy)

Master Degree In Sports Physiotherapy (Hons.) (M.S.P.T.)

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