Professional Physiotherapist

The study program of undergraduate Professional Physiotherapist lasts for 6 semesters, that is 3 years, and carries 180 ECTS credits, or 60 ECTS per year. The curriculum contains 29 courses, out of which 21 are mandatory. All courses are one term courses and they fall into general, professional and applied modules. In addition to compulsory and elective courses, the student is required to complete both Professional Practice and the Final Paper presenting its content orally.

Professional Physiotherapist study program is by its structure and content, goals and outcomes in line with contemporary world trends of higher education in the fields of physiotherapy and health policy.

Students obtain their skills and knowledge through different methods of up-to date curriculum using interactive theoretical and practical teaching with a variety of supporting practical exercises in the highly advanced and equipped simulation-based classrooms as well as field visits to various health institutions.

The aim of this study program is to train students to work in the fields of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sick children, adults, and the elderly. The work scope also embraces the fields of social protection, education and small businesses. The vocational physiotherapists are educated to work independently in both state and private sectors, to plan and improve the work quality, control the work process and implement the latest resources of physical medicine and rehabilitation in the treatment of the health and the sick, as well as the disabled.

The vocational physiotherapist is trained for work in basic and primary care, in health care centers, at the departments of medical rehabilitation, in hospitals, clinical centers, in the clinics for physical medicine and rehabilitation, at the sports medicine departments, fitness centers and gyms.

No Course Code Course Title Sem. Type Status Active teaching hours Other Classes ECTS
LE PC OF
FIRST YEAR
1. PHY1101 Physics I АО RE 2 2     3
2. PHY1102 Anatomy I С RE 3 2     6
3. PHY1103 Physiology I С RE 3 0     6
4. PHY1104 Kinesiology I I СА RE 3 5     9
5. PHY1105 Medical Ethics I АО RE 2 0     3
Elective Section 1 : 1 elective course out of 2
6. PHY1106 Urgent cases I С EL 2 0     5
PHY1107 Pharmacology I С EL 2 0    
7. PHY1208 Pathology with Pathophysiology II С RE 2 0     3
8. PHY1209 Kinesiology 2 II СА RE 3 6     10
9. PHY1210 Healthcare in Rehabilitation II С RE 3 0     5
Elective Section 2 : 1 elective course out of 2
10. PHY1211 Social Medicine II С EL 2 0     4
PHY1212 Medical Psychology II С EL 2 0    
11. PHYPP1 Professional Practice1 II   RE       4x15=600 6
Active teaching hours 24 16   600 60
Active teaching hours per year 1200
SECOND YEAR
1. PHY2313 Internal Medicine III С RE 3 0     6
2. PHY2314 Orthopedic Surgery III С RE 3 0     6
3. PHY2315 General Kinesiotherapy III СА RE 4 4     8
4. PHY2316 Health Informatics III АО RE 3 2     5
Elective Section 3 : 1 elective course out of 2
5. PHY2317 Healthcare Education III АО EL 2 0     6
PHY2318 Healthcare Management III АО EL 2 0    
6. PHY2419 Neurology IV С RE 3 0     4
7. PHY2420 General Physical Therapy IV СА RE 4 4     8
8. PHY2421 Somatopedy IV С RE 2 2     5
Elective Section 4: 1 elective course out of 2
9. PHY2422 Radiology Basics IV С EL 2 2     6
PHY2423 Child Psychomotor Development IV С EL 2 2    
10. PHYPP2 Professional Practice 2 IV   RE       4x15=600 6
Active teaching hours 19 21   600 60
Active teaching hours per year 1200
THIRD YEAR
1. PHY3524 Pedagogy V АО RE 2 0     4
2. PHY3525 English language V АО RE 3 0     4
3. PHY3526 Medical Rehabilitation1 V СА RE 3 4     7
4. PHY3527 Special Kinesiotherapy V СА RE 2 4     6
Elective Section 5: 1 elective course out of 2
5 PHY3528 Geriatric Rehabilitation V СА EL 2 3     9
PHY3529 Child Rehabilitation V СА EL 2 3    
6. PHY3630 Medical rehabilitation 2 VI СА RE 3 4     8
7. PHY3631 Special Physical Therapy VI СА RE 2 4     7
8. PHYPP3 Professional Practice 3 VI   RE       4x15=600 6
Elective Section 6: 1 elective course out of 2
9. PHY3632 Prosthetics and Orthotics VI СА EL 2 2     4
PHY3633 Sport Rehabilitation VI СА EL 2 2    
10. PHYFP Final Paper VI СА RE         5
Active teaching hours 25 17   600 60
Active teaching hours per year 1200
Active teaching hours in total: 3600