department of physical therapy

Physiotherapists can treat a wide range of disorders, they are highly in demand today making career of physical therapy very attractive. Currently there is a lot of demand for physiotherapists in various government and private institutes, hospitals, sports boards and NGOs in Pakistan as well as in foreign countries like USA, Canada, UK, Australia and in South Asia etc.
The physical therapist works with a diversity of workload in all healthcare canters, often as part of multidisciplinary teams. A Physiotherapist can pursue his career in Academics, Clinical and research areas.

              DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY (DPT)   –      5 YEARS

        TOTAL COURSES: 62                               TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 175

SEMESTER – I
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Anatomy-I4(3-1)
2Physiology-I3(2-1)
3Kinesiology-I3(2-1)
4English-I (Functional English)3(3-0)
5Pakistan Studies2(2-0)
6Introduction to Computer3(2-1)
TOTAL18
SEMESTER – II
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Anatomy-II4(3-1)
2Physiology-II3(2-1)
3Kinesiology-II3(2-1)
4English-II (Communication Skills)3(3-0)
5Islamic Studies / Ethics2(2-0)
6Sociology2(2-0)
TOTAL17
SEMESTER – III
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Anatomy-III3(2-1)
2Physiology-III3(2-1)
3Biomechanics & Ergonomics-I3(3-0)
4Biochemistry-I2(2-0)
5English-III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)3(3-0)
6Medical Physics3(2-1)
TOTAL17
SEMESTER – IV
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Anatomy-IV (Neuro-Anatomy)3(2-1)
2Biomechanics & Ergonomics-II3(2-1)
3Molecular Biology & Genetics2(2-0)
4Biochemistry-II3(2-1)
5Exercise Physiology3(2-1)
6Health & Wellness2(2-0)
TOTAL16
SEMESTER – V
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Pathology & Microbiology-I2(2-0)
2Pharmacology & Therapeutics-I2(2-0)
3Physical Agents & Electrotherapy-I3(2-1)
4Therapeutic Exercises & Techniques3(2-1)
5Biostatistics-I3(3-0)
6Behavioral Sciences ( Psychology & Ethics)2(2-0)
7Supervised Clinical Practice-I3(0-3)
TOTAL18
SEMESTER – VI
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Pathology & Microbiology-II3(2-1)
2Pharmacology & Therapeutics-II2(2-0)
3Physical Agents & Electrotherapy-II3(2-1)
4Biostatistics-II3(3-0)
5Community Medicine & Rehabilitation3(3-0)
6Supervised Clinical Practice-II3(0-3)
TOTAL17
SEMESTER – VII
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Medicine-I3(3-0)
2Surgery-I3(3-0)
3Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging3(2-1)
4Musculoskeletal physical Therapy3(2-1)
5Evidence Based Practice3(2-1)
6Supervised Clinical Practice-III3(0-3)
TOTAL18
SEMESTER – VIII
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Medicine-II3(3-0)
2Surgery-II3(3-0)
3Neurological Physical Therapy3(2-1)
4Scientific Inquiry & Research Methodology3(2-1)
5Emergency Procedures & Primary Care in  Physical Therapy3(2-1)
6Supervised Clinical Practice-IV3(0-3)
TOTAL18
SEMESTER – IX
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy3(2-1)
2Manual Therapy3(2-1)
3Clinical Decision Making & Differential Diagnosis3(3-0)
4Prosthetics & Orthotics2(2-0)
5Professional Practise (Law, Ethics, Administration)2(2-0)
6Integumentary Physical Therapy2(2-0)
7Supervised Clinical Practice-V3(0-3)
TOTAL18
SEMESTER – X
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Obstetrics & Gyaenacological Physical Therapy2(2-0)
2Paediatric  Physical Therapy2(2-0)
3Gerontology & Geriatric Physical Therapy2(2-0)
4Sports Physical Therapy2(2-0)
5Supervised Clinical Practice-VI4(0-4)
6Research Project6
TOTAL18
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