Students entering the B.Sc. in Physical Therapy
must meet all the university and faculty admission requirements. In addition,
the students must show interest in dealing with patients and working in
hospital environments, which may
appear during his / her admission interview by
the admission committee at the department.
The degree granted is Bachelor of
Science in Physical Therapy. The duration of the B.Sc. in Physical Therapy
program is for four years and one year obligatory “Internship Program”. In
order for a student to qualify for the degree in B.Sc. in Physical Therapy, he
/ she must successfully complete the total credit hours requirements (137 study
units) including university requirements (26 study units), faculty requirements
(23 study units) and the departmental requirements (88 study units). In
addition to graduate in Physical Therapy, a student must earn a minimum grade
of “D” (at least 60%) or better in all required courses and successfully
complete the obligatory internship training program.
The aims of
the internship program are:
further experience in relation to clinical reasoning ability and procedural
further skills in interpersonal relationships with both patients and staff
a sense of professional ethics and responsibilities.
4. Allow each
intern to spend a reasonable amount of time working at each departments of
This is a 12-months internship for the
students after fulfilling all credit hours successfully. The student will spend
3 months in each field of the 4 major fields in Physical Therapy (Pediatrics,
Neurology, Orthopedics and Traumatology and Cardiopulmonary Disorders).