Newports Institute

Doctor of Physical Therapy

PROGRAM DURATION

Program Duration: 5 Year
Timing: Morning (Monday-Friday)
Location: Newports Institute. Main Campus. Karachi
Recognized By: Higher Education Commission

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

12 Years of Education, HSSC, F.Sc (Pre-Medical) / A-Level or Equivalent with Minimum 60% marks

Department
Physical Therapy
Level
Undergraduates
Semester
10
Credit
175

Introduction

This degree is designed especially for those students who want to excel in their careers in the field of Physical Therapy. They will be Called “Physiotherapist” and will add “Doctor” as Prefix in their names and “Physiotherapist” as Suffix in their names. This Degree will provide professional skills to them and they will be in a position to get better jobs as a “Physiotherapist” in health settings.

In the five-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program at Newports Institute School of Health Sciences and Practice, you’ll master the theoretical and hands-on skills needed to prevent, detect, and treat movement-related illnesses and injuries. Take control of your education; our curriculum is designed to let you tackle real-life challenges with tangible outcomes.

Career Prospects

The demand for Physiotherapy is increasing day by day in the public and private sectors. Physiotherapists are required in every medical set up. A physiotherapist can pursue his career in Academics, Clinical and research, a number of Ph.D. Scholars are far less, thus providing great opportunities for upcoming researchers.

FEES STRUCTURE

Admissions Fees: 22,000
Per Credit Hour:  3,550
Total Credits: 172
Semester Charges: 3500
Total Semesters for Semester Charges: 9
Security Deposit: 5,000
Total Package: 669,100

ROAD MAP

SEMESTER 1CR. HR.
Anatomy I 4
Functional English 3 3
Introduction to Computer 3
Kinesiology I 3
Pakistan Studies 2
Physiology I 3
SEMESTER 2CR. HR.
Anatomy (II) 4
English II (Communication Skills) 3
Islamic Studies / Ethics 2
Kinesiology II 3
Physiology II 3
Sociology 2
SEMESTER 3CR. HR.
Anatomy III 3
Biochemistry I 2
Biomechanics and Ergonomics I 3
English III (Technical Writing and Presentation Skills) 3
Medical Physics 3
Physiology III 3
SEMESTER 4CR. HR.
Anatomy IV 3
Biochemistry II 3
Biomechanics and Ergonomics II 3
Exercise Physiology 3
Health and Wellness 2
Molecular Biology and Genetics 2
SEMESTER 5CR. HR.
Behavioural Sciences (Psychology and Ethics) 2
Biostatistics I 3
Pathology and Microbiology I 2
Pharmacology and Therapeutics I 2
Physical Agents and Electrotherapy I 3
Supervised Clinical Practice I 3
Therapeutic Exercises and Technique 3
SEMESTER 6CR. HR.
Bio-Statistics II / University Optional 3
Community Medicine and Rehabilitation 3
Pathology and Microbiology-II 2
Pharmacology and Therapeutics II 2
Physical Agents and Electrotherapy II 3
Supervised Clinical Practice II 3
SEMESTER 7CR. HR.
Evidence Bases Practice 3
Medicine I 3
Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy 3
Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging 3
Supervised Clinical Practice III 3
Surgery I 3
SEMESTER 8CR. HR.
Emergency Procedures and Primary Care in Physical Therapy 3
Medicine II 3
Neurological Physical Therapy 3
Scientific Inquiry and Research Methodology 3
Supervised Clinical Practice IV 3
Surgery II 3
SEMESTER 9CR. HR.
Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy 3
Clinical Decision Making and Differential Diagnosis 3
Integumentry Physical Therapy 2
Manual Therapy 3
Professional Practice 2
Prosthetics and Orthotics 2
Supervised Clinical Practice V 3
SEMESTER 10CR. HR.
Gerontology and Geriatric Physical Therapy 2
Obstetrics and Gynecological Physical Therapy 2 2
Paediatric Physical Therapy 2
Research Project 6
Sports Physical Therapy 2
Supervised Clinical Practice VI 4

100%

2 Years of Employment Rate Average in 2017-2018

24H

Access to a State-of-the-Art Gross Anatomy, Physiology & Kinesiology Lab

100%

Financial Aid options available for student

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