Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)

Dates flexible (10 months)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
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Course Fee

Course Overview

Master of physical therapy is a clinically oriented study program. The aim of the program is to provide a challenging and rewarding educational experience that enables students to develop as competent, evidence-based and patient-centred physiotherapy practitioners, capable of making a valuable contribution to the workplace.

This program provides an opportunity for students to learn through didactics, problem-based learning, team-based learning, online learning, skill labs, evidence-based clinical physiotherapy practice and an independent research project which leads to successful completion and the award of MPT degree.

Who should take this course

All medical education graduates, Physiotherapists who would like to advance their studies and earn a master degree.


Distinct undergraduate performance of GPA of 3 on a 4-point scale, or equivalent grade ("B")

Career options after graduation

  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Private practice
  • Sports facilities
  • Schools
  • Public health organizations
  • Community centers
  • Aged-care facilities
  • Military


Degree is rerecognized and fully accredited by Ministry of Education, UAE.

About Course Provider

Gulf Medical University is one of the most popular medical education destinations in the Gulf region. GMU has emerged as the biggest private medical university in the region with the addition of new programs, prestigious regional and international collaborations, multiple global accreditations, increasing student numbers and its transformation into the region’s only private Academic Health System.

Undergraduate programs include: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D), Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Healthcare Management & Economics, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBMS), Associate Degree in Pre-Clinical Sciences – International Medicine Program (Poland, Ghana, Egypt) and Bachelor of Science courses in Anesthesia Technology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Imaging Sciences and Nursing.

GMU enjoys a robust collaboration with a number of prestigious universities around the world, such as the University of Arizona, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee - USA, University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy in Connecticut, German Heidelberg University, University of Ghana, Medical University of Lublin, Tokyo Medical Dental University as well as research institutes such as the Gustave Rossi Cancer Research Institute – France.

GMU uses latest technology in the classrooms for teaching and training students. One of the most prominent uses of technology in teaching is the Virtual Patient Learning (VPL), a simulation program based on Artificial Intelligence.

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