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Master Of Physiotherapy


This Programme is approved by University Grants Commission.

The MPT program at Garden City University is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain in depth knowledge and sound practical skills in the area of specialization. The program provides post graduate students with advanced hands on techniques in their chosen areas of specialization. It exposes students to recent developments in the field and enhances their intellectual, research and analytical skills. The duration of the course is two years spread out in 4 semesters.

Key Benefit

  •  Joy of Learning is the guiding strategy for all courses at GCU to promote the motto of providing teaching qualities which will help our students to learn how to perform tasks in a professional manner and also to know about how to perform it in a scientific manner.
  •  GCU employs the ARM  TM pedagogy method which fuels ambition in the student, provides ample resources to excel and continuous mentoring for the students to achieve their goal.
  • To make students acquainted with the advancements in the area of physiotherapy and allied subjects by adopting Core Course Curriculum Consensus (4’Cs) which aids for the practice of critical thinking, analytical reasoning and decision making while performing treatment in various clinical set up.
  • To train students in the skills necessary for further research, both within and outside the academic context.


  • MPT at GCU emphasizes in hands-on learning. Students get clinical exposure in various health care facilities and have an experience of working at various corporate hospitals as well
  • The MPT program in GCU combines sound clinical skills with vital life skills including leadership, entrepreneurship, communication, and people skills.
  • Expertise in evidence-based skill in the management disorders including movement dysfunction in concerned specialty.
  • GCU strongly encourages the students to develop an innovative mind. Every assistance is given to the students to come up with new ideas and file IPRs (Intellectual property, like patents, copyright, and trademarks).
  • Advanced skill development is in the core of the MPT curriculum. Monthly Free CPE/ workshops are conducted on the campus.
  • Conduct of research project (dissertation) in the area of specialization
  • Training in specialized centers as per their elective

Purpose of the course

  • At Garden City University we train the post graduate students to execute all physiotherapeutic procedures with evidence-based practice and provide advanced knowledge with regard to the procedures and its benefit.
  • After passing MPT from GCU a student will be able to head a team of physiotherapists and/or be a prominent member of the multidisciplinary team and treat all the conditions which need physiotherapeutic procedures.
  • On successful completion of M.P.T program, the Physiotherapist will be able to take up physiotherapy teaching assignments independently for BPT and MPT teaching programs in UGC approved universities. He / She will also be able to prepare project proposal with selected research design and interpret the evaluated outcome measures (using sound data processing techniques and statistical methods). He/she will be able to practice in his / her specialty area with advanced knowledge and skills.

Purpose of the course

  • MPT- Musculoskeletal disorders
  • MPT- Neurological disorders
  • MPT- Sports Physiotherapy
  • MPT- Cardiorespiratory disorders
  • MPT- Pediatric disorders
  • MPT- Obstetric and Gynecological disorders
  • MPT- Community physiotherapy

Course Structure

Semester I

  • Principles of Physiotherapy Practice
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Exercise Physiology ,Fitness and Heath Promotion
  • Clinical Training
  • Synopsis
  • T/L Methods

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Semester II

  • Applied Kinesiology
  • Advanced Physical and Functiona Diagnosis
  • Electrophysiology & Electrodiagnosis
  • Clinical Training
  • Synopsis/ Dessertation
  • T/L Methods

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Semester III

  • Sports Injuries- I
  • Physiotherapy Assessment and Goal Planning –I
  • Pedagogy in Physiotherapy Education
  • Clinical Training
  • T/L Methods
  • Dessertation

Semester IV

  • Sports Injuries – II
  • Physiotherapy Assessment and Goal Planning –II
  • Administrative Management & Ethical Issues
  • Clinical Training
  • T/L Methods
  • Dessertation

Fee structure for the Academic year 2021-22

Programmes Course Duration 1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
MPT 2 years 25000 60000

1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments3
$ 500 $ 967

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Application status : Open

Duration : Two years

Study mode : Full-time

Entry Requirements : B.Sc. (PT) or BPT from any recognized university with 50% marks in aggregate is eligible

Fee structure 2021

1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
25000 60000
1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
$ 500 $ 967

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Entry Requirements

B.Sc. (PT) or BPT from any recognized university with 50% marks in aggregate is eligible.

About Admissions

"Our graduates believe in Professionally Doing and Scientifically Knowing." Garden City University established under sub section (3) of Section 1 of Garden City University Act, 2013 (Karnataka Act No. 47 of 2013).

The admissions desk here at Garden City University, maintains a pragmatic approach towards prospective students. Our focus is not on quantity of students rather; it’s their willingness to align themselves with our values and belief systems, while maintaining very clear-cut academic standards. The process of applying to the best programmes offered at GCU, is facilitated in an organized and effortless manner by our admissions team, who are always willing to assist you with your queries.

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The legacy of Garden City University comes from the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992 and proud of its 45000+ strong Alumni spread across the globe.

The Garden City Group of Institutions has been a home for students from 81 nations to this day and the family is growing...

Please note: The above data need not be misread as that of Garden City University which commenced its operations in 2017; however GCU is a part of the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992.

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