Physiotherapy Education

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Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy Program (Professional):


Physiotherapists provide services that develop, maintain and restore people’s maximum movement and functional ability. They can help people at any stage of life, when movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors. Physiotherapists help people maximize their quality of life, looking at physical, psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. They work in the health spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation.


Course Duration

The duration of the course is 5-years (Four professional years and 1-year internship). After passing the fourth professional examination, a candidate will have to undergo internship for a period of twelve months.


Aim of the course:

  • To produce skilled Physiotherapy professionals who have the strong theoretical and practical knowledge required to assess and treat patients and evaluate progress.


Admission to Bachelor of Science courses:


Eligibility for Application:

  • The applicant must have passed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C) or the examination of equal status in science group with Biology, Physics and Chemistry without any grace mark and have to secure the grade point at least 7.0 (seven) in total. The candidate must have minimum grade point 3 (three) separately.
  • However, the criteria cannot be contradictory to the rules and practice of Faculty of Medicine of the University of Dhaka.


Course Structure:

1st Prof


2nd Prof


3rd Prof


4th Prof


5th Prof




Pathology &


 Mandatory Internship in different areas






Pathology &







Sports Physiotherapy


Radiology &


General Surgery

Orthopedic Medicine

(Musculoskeletal  Spinal)

Therapeutic  Exercise-I

Orthopedics &


Research Methodology

Professional Ethics

and Management 

Community   Medicine



Physiotherapy in

Surgical Conditions





and Hydrotherapy

Physiotherapy in



Medicine (Disability

& Development)



Physiotherapy in Neurology and


Prosthetics &



Physiotherapy in


Orthopedic  Medicine 

(Musculoskeletal Peripheral).

Research Project


Clinical Practice


Clinical Practice (Cardiopulmonary)

Clinical Practice



Clinical Practice

(Spinal cord injury)

Clinical Practice (Neurology):

Clinical Practice





Clinical Practice





Master of Science in Physiotherapy (Post- Professional):

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physiotherapy degree is designed to develop professionally competent, advanced academic clinicians with contemporary skills and knowledge to achieve success in the demanding health care setting. The M.Sc. in Physiotherapy is an advanced level practice orientated degree targeted to the physiotherapists who wish to pursue higher studies in the area of education, research, and clinical practice.

Aim of the course:

  • To prepare professional physiotherapists with the advanced level skills needed for patient centered evidence-based practice, and to educate, lead, and conduct research.


Course Structure

Master of Science in Physiotherapy

2 years Program


Courses of Part -I


Courses of Part- II

Paper  I

Clinical Reasoning in Physiotherapy

Paper IX

Health Service Management and Inter professional Practice

Paper II

Evidence Based Practice in Physiotherapy

Paper X


Physiotherapy in Pediatrics

Paper III

Research Methodology  and Biostatistics

Physiotherapy in Sports

Paper IV

Rehabilitation Science

Physiotherapy in Women’s health

Paper V

Principle of Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy in Ageing

Paper VI

Advanced Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Physiotherapy

Paper XI

Advanced Clinical Practice in Physiotherapy-I

Paper VII

Advanced Neurological Physiotherapy

 Paper XII

Advanced Clinical Practice in Physiotherapy-II

Paper VIII

Advanced Cardio-respiratory Physiotherapy

Paper XIII






Admission eligibility and procedure:

The candidates must have a Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent degree from the Government recognized University. The candidates must have completed one-year internship training or related working experience   in any recognized hospital or organization approved by the authority. An examination committee will be formed headed by the Dean, Faculty of Medicine;University of Dhaka. Candidates will be selected for the program on the basis of merit through assessment of previous academic records, admission test and experience. Admission test will be consisting of written and oral examinations or criteria set by the examination committee. 



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)


Q-1. Can Professionals use Dr. Title after passing?  

Answer: Using any title before the name of the professionals complies with the existing rules and regulations from the government. The suffix and prefix of a professional are regulated by existing regulations of the government of Bangladesh. The answer can be further explained by professional associations. Contact for details.

Q-2. What is the admission process for Bachelor Program?

Answer: The admission process of Bachelor Programs is stated in different institute’s website and office.

Q-3. Are Diploma holders eligible to admit in Bachelor Courses?

Answer: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Dhaka complies with the requirements of the Bachelor course stated in the Dhaka University ordinance. There are no such terms to comply with eligibility for Diploma medical technologists.

Q-4. How much cost and time is needed to complete a Bachelor's program?

Answer: The estimated cost for a Bachelor program can be collected from the institute’s office. The duration is stated as 5-years, it may be prolonged in case of university professional exam schedule.

Q-5. Can Bachelor degree holders have a government job?  

Answer: Graduates find their employment in Rehabilitation Centers, Hospitals, Clinics, Special Needs Schools, Research projects, Academic institutes, Sports, Projects, Private Practice and different Government and Non-Government organizations.

There are employments in integrated disability service centers run by the Ministry of Social Welfare processed for revenue enrollment. The Bangladesh Rehabilitation Council Act 2018 has been passed by the government, the council is said to be responsible to register and regulate the therapy and rehabilitation professionals.

Moreover, the graduates are eligible to apply for BCS in general cadre categories.

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