Area of Research

Therapy and Rehabilitation Technology
Motion Analysis
Physical Therapy Modalities
Electrotherapy Modalities
Exercise Therapy
Exercise Prescription
Assistive Technology
Orthotics and Prosthetics
Rehabilitation Ergonomics



The main component of the programmes is a research thesis. Student candidates need to prepare a research proposal for approval of the supervisor assigned by the faculty. Each student candidate need to complete a progress report at the end of each semester. At the end of the programme, student candidates need to submit a thesis for the purpose of examination and evaluation. Student candidates also need to pass the oral examination (viva voce).



Fulfill the University and the Program Requirement as the following:


  1. Master Degree in Rehabilitation Technology or in any field of Allied Health Sciences related to Therapy and Rehabilitation, Sports Science, engineering fields such asElectrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines with good honours from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or other institutions of higher education approved by the Senate; or
  2. A student candidate with lower qualifications will be considered if the candidate is proven to have adequate academic background and appropriate working experience.
  3. a. All international students applying to UTM must have a TOEFL or IELTS score as follows
    • TOEFL score of 550 ( 79 IBT or CBT 213 )
    • IELTS Band 6.

    b. However student with lower score and does not meet the entry requirement can be accepted after attending and passing the Intensive English Course ( IEC ). IEC can be one or two semester depending on the performance of the student.


Posted on

February 20, 2017