M.P.T. Master of Physiotherapy

Master of Physiotherapy is a Post Graduate Academic Degree awarded for a course or program in the field of Physical Therapy, more popularly known as Physiotherapy. It is also known as MPT or M.P.T. which is an abbreviated form of the Master of Physiotherapy degree. Some Institutes also abbreviate it as 'M.P.Th' which also stands for Master of Physiotherapy. The duration of M.P.T. is 2 years. Physical Therapy programs provide practical learning experience which enable knowledge gain, skill and the required behaviour expected from an expert Physiotherapist. The course curriculum is based on case studies and clinical practice so as to encourage students in critical thinking.


Eligibility for Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) course is 50 % marks in BPT with completion of 6 months internship. Apart from this one also needs to clear the entrance test to get admission.

Master of Physiotherapy Subjects

Master of Physiotherapy Subjects vary on one's chosen field of Specialisation.

Master of Physiotherapy Specialisations

  • Orthopaedics.
  • Neurology.
  • Cardio respiratory .
  • Sports.
  • Paediatric Neurology.
  • Hand Rehabilitation.
  • Obstetric and Gynaecology.
  • Community Physiotherapy.

Who can and Who should pursue Master of Physiotherapy Degree

M.P.T. is meant for talented students who already hold a degree and who want further their knowledge and gain specialisation in a chosen field. Those candidates who have interest in research work and want to excel in the field with new innovations are very much eligible for this course.

Advantages or Benefits of Master of Physiotherapy Degree

  • M.P.T. is an advanced degree wherein one learns to take one of the challenging positions like Consultant, Teacher, Researcher, and Clinician etc.
  • Master of Physiotherapy enables one to learn a lot of skills in treating patients and gain more confidence in the process.
  • Gaining a mastery in one's chosen field of specialisation incerases the employment opportunities.

Master of Physiotherapy Jobs

The field of Physiotherapy is a major field of employment in Australia, Canada, US, UK and New Zealand and as such it increases the scope of practising Physiotherapy abroad. Candidates who generally pursue physiotherapy courses abroad, generally get absorbed in the country where they are studying.

Employment Areas

  • Defence Medical Establishments.
  • Educational Institutions.
  • Fitness Centres.
  • Health Institutions.
  • Hospitals.
  • Orthopaedic Departments.
  • Physiotherapy Equipment Manufacturers.
  • Private Clinics.
  • Rehabilitation Centres for The Handicapped.
  • Sports Training Facilities.
  • Schools for the Mentally Retarded and Physically Disabled Children.

Job Types

  • Chief Physiotherapist.
  • Osteopath.
  • Lecturer.
  • Research Assistant.
  • Researcher.
  • Sports Physio Rehabilitator.
  • Self Employed Private Physiotherapist.
  • Therapy Manager.
Bachelor Degrees
Bachelor of Agriculture (B.Sc. (Agriculture))
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (B.A.M.S.)
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A.)
Bachelor of Computer Science (B.Sc. (Computer Science))
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.)
Bachelor of Design (B.Des. - B.D.)
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Technology (B.E./B.Tech.)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA - BVA)
Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc. - B.Sc. (Fisheries))
Bachelor of Home Science (B.A. - B.Sc. (Home Science))
Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (B.H.M.S.)
Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.)
Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib. - B.Lib.Sc.)
Bachelor of Mass Communications (B.M.C. - B.M.M.)
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)
Bachelor of Nursing (B.Sc. (Nursing))
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.)
Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T.)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW or B.A. (SW))
Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc.)
Master Degrees
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
Doctor of Medicine in Homoeopathy (M.D. (Homoeopathy))
Master in Home Science (M.A. - M.Sc. (Home Science))
Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch.)
Master of Commerce (M.Com.)
Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.)
Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S.)
Master of Design (M.Des. - M.Design.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Master of Engineering - Master of Technology (M.E./M.Tech.)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA - MVA)
Master of Fishery Science (M.F.Sc. - M.Sc. (Fisheries))
Master of Laws (L.L.M.)
Master of Library Science (M.Lib. - M.Lib.Sc.)
Master of Mass Communications (M.M.C - M.M.M.)
Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm)
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed. - M.P.E.)
Master of Physiotherapy (M.P.T.)
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc. (Agriculture))
Master of Social Work (M.S.W. or M.A. (SW))
Master of Surgery (M.S.)
Master of Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc.)
Doctorate Degrees
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctorate of Medicine (D.M.)
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