Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Overview of the Programme

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Get ready to make a difference in people’s lives through the power of physiotherapy. Welcome to our Bachelor of Physiotherapy Program. At GCU, our Bachelor of Physiotherapy program covers a wide range of key courses that form the foundation of your knowledge. You will delve into basic science subjects such as Anatomy and Physiology, as well as pre-clinical subjects like Pathology and Microbiology. In the clinical domain, you will explore areas such as Neurology, Orthopaedics, and various physiotherapy subjects like Biomechanics, Exercise Therapy, and Electrotherapy.

What sets GCU apart is our focus on practical, hands-on learning. We understand the importance of real-world experience…

Course Structure

Semester 1

Course Title

  • Human Anatomy-I
  • Human Physiology-I
  • Sociology
  • Basic Principles Of Biomechanics

Semester 2

Course Title

  • Human Anatomy-II
  • Human Physiology-II
  • Biomechanics & Kinesiology
  • Biochemistry

Semester 3

Course Title

  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Foundation Of Exercise & Therapeutic Massage
  • Clinical Observation

Semester 4

Course Title

  • Exercise Therapy
  • Bio Physics
  • Electrotherapy(LF,HF & Equipment Care)
  • General & Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Education

Semester 5

Course Title

  • Clinical Orthopedics & Traumatology
  • General Surgery and OBG
  • General Medicine
  • Community Medicine
  • Clinical Education

Semester 6

Course Title

  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy in General
  • Medicine & General Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Clinical Education

Semester 7

Course Title

  • Clinical cardiovascular and Pulmonary disorders
  • Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Education

Semester 8

Course Title

  • Cardio Vascular and Pulmonary Physiotherapy
  • Community Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Education
  • 6 Months Internship -24

In addition to the above courses, our curriculum includes the following courses powered by Coursera and industry partners.

Semester 1

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Anatomy: Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems
Introductory Human Physiology

Semester 2

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partnerx

Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Extremities
Biochemical Principles of Energy Metabolism

Semester 3

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Bacteria and Chronic Infections
Weight Management: Beyond Balancing Calories

Semester 4

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Science of Exercise                 
Introduction to Psychology

Semester 5

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Myocardial Infarction             
Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health

Semester 6

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Managing Your Health: The Role of Physical Therapy and Exercise
Introduction to Breast Cancer

Semester 7

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Medical Emergencies: Airway, Breathing, and Circulation
Anatomy: Human Neuroanatomy

Semester 8

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Community Change in Public Health
Healthcare Entrepreneurship: Taking Ideas to Market

Semester 6

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Managing Your Health: The Role of Physical Therapy and Exercise
Introduction to Breast Cancer

Key Benefits

Pedagogy and Assessment

Garden City University (GCU) recognizes the significance of active teaching methodologies in creating a transformative learning environment for our Bachelor of Physiotherapy students. We are committed to equipping them with the necessary skills to excel in their future careers. Our pedagogy encompasses a range of dynamic approaches, specifically tailored to the field of physiotherapy. To ensure our students are employment-worthy, we employ immersive case study assessments that challenge them to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios. By engaging in these assessments, students develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to address complex physiotherapy cases they may encounter in their professional lives. At GCU, we foster innovation and adaptability through engaging mini projects. These projects encourage students to unleash their creativity, work collaboratively in teams, and develop their problem-solving abilities.

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
BPT

Course Duration
4 1/2 years

1st Installment
INR 75,000

7 Subsequent Installments
INR 65,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
BPT

Course Duration
4 1/2 years

1st Installment
$ 1200

4 Subsequent Installments
$ 900

3 Subsequent Installments
$ 1000

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.3000/-

Job Opportunities

Career Path

After completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy program, graduates can pursue various career paths in India. Here are some examples of career options along with potential recruiting companies in the field of physiotherapy:

Physiotherapist in Hospitals: Graduates can work as physiotherapists in hospitals, both government and private, providing rehabilitation services to patients. Some renowned hospitals in India that recruit physiotherapists include: – Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare, Manipal Hospitals, Max Healthcare, AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences).

Sports Physiotherapist: Sports physiotherapists work with athletes and sports teams to prevent and treat injuries, enhance performance, and aid in recovery. They can find opportunities in sports organizations, sports clinics, and fitness centers. Examples of recruiting companies in this field are:  Sports Authority of India (SAI), Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Sports medicine clinics.

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List of companies where UG & PG Dept of Physiotherapy students of GCU got placement opportunities:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

Overview of the Programme

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Get ready to make a difference in people’s lives through the power of physiotherapy. Welcome to our Bachelor of Physiotherapy Program. At GCU, our Bachelor of Physiotherapy program covers a wide range of key courses that form the foundation of your knowledge. You will delve into basic science subjects such as Anatomy and Physiology, as well as pre-clinical subjects like Pathology and Microbiology. In the clinical domain, you will explore areas such as Neurology, Orthopaedics, and various physiotherapy subjects like Biomechanics, Exercise Therapy, and Electrotherapy.

What sets GCU apart is our focus on practical, hands-on learning. We understand the importance of real-world experience, which is why we provide extensive exposure to electrotherapeutic and exercise therapeutic devices. You'll have the opportunity to work with specialized tools and techniques like Mobilization and Manual Therapy, enabling you to develop the necessary skills to excel in the field of physiotherapy.

Research-based learning is highly encouraged at GCU. We believe in nurturing a culture of inquiry and innovation. We support our students in conducting clinical research and even assist them in filing patents. With our emphasis on research, you’ll have the chance to contribute to advancements in the field of physiotherapy.

GCU holds accreditations and collaborations with professional associations, further validating the quality of our program. We have established partnerships with Multispeciality hospitals and Special schools, providing you with valuable industry exposure and practical insights into the profession.

To ensure that our curriculum remains industry-driven, we regularly invite guest lecturers and industry speakers who share their expertise and experiences. This exposure helps you stay updated with the latest advancements and trends in the field of physiotherapy.

Entrepreneurship opportunities and mentorship programs are integral parts of the GCU experience. We believe in nurturing your entrepreneurial spirit and providing you with the necessary guidance to succeed. Our mentorship programs connect you with experienced professionals who can offer valuable advice and support throughout your academic journey.

Additionally, GCU offers professional certifications in specialized areas such as Myofascial Release, Dry Needling, Advanced Neurological Techniques, Sports Physiotherapy Techniques, Winter Sports Management Techniques with special focus on Advanced Pain Management and ICU Techniques. These certifications enhance your skills and broaden your career prospects.

Students get to experience hands-on clinical practice at Physiocare, our on-campus Physiotherapy outpatient center. We prioritize student involvement, providing a valuable opportunity for practical learning.

At GCU, we value cross-disciplinary collaboration. We provide opportunities for you to collaborate with students and faculty from different disciplines, fostering a holistic approach to learning and problem-solving.

We have international university tie-ups in Europe specializing in Physiotherapy, offering you the chance to participate in study abroad programs. This global exposure expands your horizons and provides a multicultural learning experience.

In terms of specialization, GCU offers a range of options, including Advanced Neurological Techniques, Sports Physiotherapy Techniques, Paediatric Techniques, Manual Therapy, and ICU Techniques. These specializations allow you to focus on areas that align with your interests and career goals.

GCU also recognizes the importance of co-curricular activities and offers an Agility Club where you can engage in various activities that promote physical fitness and well-being.

Furthermore, we believe in fostering linguistic diversity, which is why we offer foreign language classes in French, German, and Spanish. This additional skill can open doors to global opportunities and facilitate communication with diverse patient populations.

At GCU, we are committed to providing you with the best learning experience in the field of physiotherapy. Our industry collaborations, practical focus, research opportunities, international ties, and comprehensive curriculum make us the ideal choice for pursuing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in Bangalore.

Join us at Garden City University and embark on an exciting journey toward becoming a skilled and compassionate physiotherapist. Apply now and unlock your potential with us!

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