48 months
10800 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Physiotherapy (Hons) programme from University of Malta provides students with a broad education in the study and treatment of movement disorders and related pathologies, as recommended in the guidelines of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy.

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The Physiotherapy (Hons)  programme from University of Malta  gives the student the opportunity to develop personally, intellectually and professionally. 

The first three years of the four year programme are mainly academic and practical, while the final year is dedicated solely to supervised clinical practice and research. 

During the first semester of the final year, students are encouraged to obtain clinical practice overseas utilising one of the several Erasmus agreements that the Department of Physiotherapy has with major universities throughout Europe. 

On completion of the course the graduate from the programme will be an accountable and competent professional who will meet the standards for registration with the Council for the Professions Complimentary to Medicine in Malta; and shall have the skills to address health both in well-being and disability by means of prevention, diagnosis and treatment to influence the physical function and performance of the body.

Career opportunities and access to further studies

On successful completion of the course, candidates are eligible to apply for registration with the Council for the Professions Complementary to Medicine both locally and in Europe especially the United Kingdom.

Once registered, the physiotherapist can look forward to state employment, within the Department of Health, Care of the Elderly, and the Department of Education, as well as employment in the private sector both on an individual basis and/or in private hospitals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electrotherapy Practical
  • Kinesiology
  • Living Anatomy for Physiotherapists
  • Manual Therapy
  • Regional Anatomy: Thorax
  • Regional Anatomy: Upper Limb
  • Regional Anatomy: Abdomen and Pelvis
  • Effective Communication for Physiotherapists
  • Soft Tissue Manipulation
  • Psychology for Health Carers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.
Applicants must also satisfy the following Special Course Requirements:
  • A pass at Advanced Level at Grade C or better in Biology and a pass at Intermediate Level in Physics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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