More about the course
The aim of the postgraduate course in physiotherapy is to equip you with skills and expertise to treat a variety of disabilities and impairments. It also aims to improve upon the diagnostic skills of a therapist. The courses on physiotherapy are conducted in various streams that may range from orthopaedics, neurosciences, cardio-pulmonary science, paediatrics, geriatrics, women health, community physiotherapy, wound care, sports and clinical biomechanics. Your subject area may include topics on biological sciences, chemistry, nursing, psychology, sports science and sports therapy. You will be gaining knowledge of cardiorespiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal system in carrying out physiotherapy. Other than the usual theoretical classes on the subject and physiotherapy workshops, the students get to build upon their competency by practicing in physiotherapy centres.
Jobs and opportunities
A physiotherapist can work in the following fields: hospitals, nursing homes, trauma centres, polyclinics, sports centre, community centres, special schools for the physically retarded and rehabilitation centres. Many physiotherapists are into private practice for which they may have to travel to their client’s home. Physiotherapy is also getting very popular in most of the sports that are played professionally. Many also enter into academics and become lecturers in institutes and universities. You can also opt to engage in research in the field. In this respect you can first undertake a PhD program in physiotherapy. One can also get into consultation or an administrative job.
M.Sc Physiotherapy Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year
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