BSc (Honours) in Occupational Therapy

Manipal University College Malaysia (MUCM)

Bukit Baru, Melaka, Malaysia

Quick Facts


4 years


Full-time, On-campus


Mar, Oct

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Extensive 1,360 hours of hands-on practicum as recommended by WFOT (World Federation of Occupational Therapists)
  • Diverse clinical training opportunity in hospitals and healthcare centres locally and internationally
  • Step-by-step clinical skills training from as early as year 1
  • Experienced faculty with the highest terminal degree (PhD) for teaching

Course Structure

  • Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Basics to Occupational Therapy
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Basic Clinical Skills for Occupational Therapy
  • General Medicine
  • General Pharmacology
  • Introduction to Neuropsychology
  • Occupational Analysis and Therapeutic Activity
  • Basic Pathology
  • Clinical Placement: Introduction
  • Co-Curriculum Community Service
  • MPU subjects
  • Clinical Orthopaedics
  • Occupational Therapy for Orthopaedic and Surgical Conditions
  • Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pressure Garment in Occupation Therapy
  • Applied Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Occupational Therapy for Medical & Neurological Conditions
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ergonomics
  • MPU subjects

Elective (Choose 1):

  • Neuroscience
  • Communication and Basic Counselling

Clinical Placement:

  • Orthopaedic and Neurological Conditions
  • Clinical Paediatrics
  • Occupational Therapy for Paediatric Conditions
  • Research for Allied Health Profession
  • Critical Review of Journals
  • Aged Care
  • Psychiatric Conditions
  • Occupational Therapy for Psychiatric Conditions
  • Biostatistics
  • Community Based Rehabilitation
  • Work and Driving Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Placement: Paediatric, Psychiatric & Aged Care
  • Clinical Placement: Work and Driving Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy Administration and Management
  • Health Promotion in Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Research for Allied Health Profession
  • Research Writing for Allied Health Profession
  • Final Clinical Placement

Electives (Choose 2):

  • Sexuality and Disability
  • Assistive Technology and Universal Accessibility
  • Student Mobility Program
  • Special Education in Occupational Therapy

Entry Requirements

  • STPM/Matriculation/Foundation in Science/Pre-University Programme or its equivalent: Pass with minimum GPA ≥ 2.33 or Grade C+ in TWO (2) of the following subjects: Biology OR Physics/Mathematics OR Chemistry
  • A Level/Equivalent Programme: Pass with minimum Grade D in TWO (2) of the following subjects: Biology OR Physics/Mathematics OR Chemistry
  • UEC: Pass with minimum Grade B5 in FIVE (5) subjects including: Chemistry, Biology/Physics, 3 other subjects
  • SAM/SACE: Pass with minimum Scaled Score of 12 in THREE (3) subjects including: Chemistry, Biology/Physics, 1 other subject
  • CPU/CIMP/Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Western Australian Curriculum Council/HSC (NSW): Pass with average minimum of 55% for THREE (3) subjects including: Chemistry, Biology/Physics, 1 other subject
  • IBDP: Pass with minimum score of at least 24 points including: Chemistry, Biology/Physics
  • Diploma from recognized institutions: Pass with minimum CGPA ≥ 2.75 in related field OR Minimum CGPA < 2.75 in related field with minimum 3 years (36 months) working experience in related field.
  • Other qualification as approved by the Senate
  • MUET: BAND 3
  • TOEFL: 550
  • IELTS: 5.5

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