Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) is 5-year under graduate program approved by the Board of Advanced Studies and endorsed by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), equivalent to 17 years of education. A fair amount of course work is completed by carrying out hands-on training on real patients in Physiotherapy department of the hospitals and clinics that are part of the University’s network. The degree is focused on the future needs of the Physiotherapy profession both locally and internationally. The course work is rigorous and demanding, includes the study of underlying theoretical and conceptual frameworks of academic & clinical disciplines in the field of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences.
Students who believe in diversity of profession, are interested in health sciences and want to excel their career in the Physiotherapy profession should join this degree, that gives them the “Doctor” title as Prefix and “Physiotherapist” as Suffix to their names. The degree provides students with a comprehensive, integrated course in the theory and practice of physiotherapy to assess, diagnose and treat disorders of human movement and covers basic parameters of healing sciences i.e. prevention, promotion, diagnosis, rehabilitation and curative.
Vision and mission
To produce professionals and entrepreneurs in the field of physiotherapy as educators, clinicians and researchers who can uplift the standards of health care services by reducing disability and optimizing the movement and health of society
The mission of physiotherapy department is to foster clinically competent graduates with strong foundation in basic, social, and applied health sciences along with lifelong learning though professional development contemporary courses in theory and practice of physiotherapy to assess, diagnose and treat disorders of human movement by covering basic parameters of healing sciences i.e. prevention, diagnosis, intervention and rehabilitation