Applied Health Sciences

Bachelors in Physiotherapy


Bachelors in Physiotherapy


BPT or Bachelor of Physiotherapy is an undergraduate academic Course in a field of Medical Science known as Physiotherapy. The duration of BPT course is 4½ years including internship of 6 months. It deals with the science of physical movement and channelizing it to prevent disability and diseases of movement. Physiotherapy or physical therapy is an allied health profession that helps people increase, maintain or restore their physical mobility, function, and strength. This science makes use of electrotherapy, evidence-based kinesiology, exercise prescription and shockwave mobility to treat chronic conditions of the bones and soft tissues.

Physical Therapy Programs provide core skills like manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and the application of electro physical modalities, to the prospective students. The course focuses on the use of physical therapy, massages, physical movements and exercise to improve and cure injuries, deformities and diseases. Physiotherapy doesn’t rely extensively on the use of drugs and medicine. Instead, it relies on the use of physical treatment to improve the situation.


To qualify this Program every student is required to earn a total of 249 credits arranged in the following manner:

S.No. Course Credits
I Core Course 217
II Ability Enhancement courses 07
III Internship 25

Program Highlights


  • Students will undergo Practical training in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, therapy.
  • Students will undergo training in Physical recreation, movement, leisure, activation.
  • As vital members of the health care team, professionals play a critical role in giving the training to the ill or injured patients as well as to the patients having joint problems.

Semester Wise Subjects

Semester 1

Course Code Course Name Contact hours Total Credits
L T P
BPT101 Human Anatomy - I 4 1 0 5
BPT102 Human Physiology -I 4 0 0 4
BPT103 Biochemistry - I 2 0 0 2
BPT104 Fundamentals of Electrotherapy 4 0 0 4
BPT105 Fundamentals of Exercise Therapy 4 0 0 4
BPT106 Sociology 2 1 0 3

Semester 2

Course Code Course Name Contact hours Total Credits
L T P
BPT201 Human Anatomy - II 4 1 0 5
BPT202 Human Physiology -II 4 0 0 4
BPT203 Biochemistry - II 2 0 0 2
BPT204 Electrotherapy - I 4 0 0 4
BPT205 Exercise Therapy -I 4 0 0 4
BPT206 Psychology 2 1 0 3

Semester 3

Course Code Course Name Contact hours Total Credits
L T P
BPT301 Electrotherapy -II 4 0 0 4
BPT302 Exercise Therapy - II 4 0 0 4
BPT303 Fundamental Biomechanics and Kinesiology 4 1 0 5
BPT304 Pharmacology 4 1 0 5
BPT305 I.T. Skills and English Communication 4 0 0 4

Semester 4

Course Code Course Name Contact hours Total Credits
L T P
BPT401 Electrotherapy - III 4 0 0 4
BPT402 Exercise Therapy –III 2 1 0 3
BPT403 Joint Biomechanics 4 0 0 4
BPT404 Examination and Regional Assessment in Physiotherapy 4 0 0 4
BPT405 Pathology and Basic Microbiology 4 1 0 5

Semester 5

Course Code Course Name Contact hours Total Credits
L T P
BPT501 General Orthopaedics 4 1 0 5
BPT502 Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Conditions 4 1 0 5
BPT503 Pediatrics & Geriatric 4 0 0 4
BPT504 Physiotherapy in General Orthopaedic Conditions 4 1 0 5
BPT505 Physiotherapy in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Conditions 2 1 0 3

Semester 6

Course Code Course Name Contact hours Total Credits
L T P
BPT601 Orthopaedic Traumatology 4 0 0 4
BPT602 General Medicine 2 1 0 3
BPT603 Physiotherapy in Orthopaedic Traumatology 4 0 0 4
BPT604 Physiotherapy in General Medicine 2 1 0 3
BPT605 Physiotherapy in ICU 2 1 0 3

Semester 7

Course Code Course Name Contact hours Total Credits
L T P
BPT701 General Surgical Conditions 4 0 0 4
BPT702 Physiotherapy for General Surgical Conditions 2 1 0 3
BPT703 Physiotherapy in Sports Injuries 4 1 0 5
BPT704 Professional Standards, Legislations and Administration for Physiotherapists 2 1 0 3
BPT705 Biostatistics 2 1 0 3

Semester 8

Course Code Course Name Contact hours Total Credits
L T P
BPT801 Neurosciences 4 1 0 5
BPT802 Physical Rehabilitation 4 0 0 4
BPT803 Physiotherapy for Neurosciences 4 0 0 4
BPT804 Physiotherapy in Cancer Rehabilitation 2 1 0 3
BPT805 Research Methodology 2 1 0 3


Career Opportunities


All the physiotherapy graduates get hired in top hospitals and health centres with attractive salary packages. Some of the top fitness centres in India also attract the best talents in the industry to train their clients appropriately. If candidates can prove their practical expertise, then they can find lucrative jobs in the sports stadium, ministry of sports, various health societies, etc. They can also take up independent practice and practice as a freelancer. There is a heavy requirement for a physiotherapist in countries such as US and UK outside India.


Placements


Top Recruiters for Physiotherapy Professionals

  • Help Age India
  • Apollo Hospitals
  • Fortis Hospital
  • Hosmat hospital
  • Talwalkers Pantaloon Fitness Pvt Ltd, etc

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Brock is dedicated to understanding health broadly to help gain, maintain, and restore it.

Through progressive teaching and research, our students and faculty examine topics that range from developing forward-thinking health policies benefiting specific groups, to revolutionary health care delivery that treats the individual.

Courses cover:

Administrative (professional and amateur sports, competitions, athlete management and more)


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