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Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

About the Program

Physiotherapist graduated from physiotherapy and rehabilitation are known to be active in the field of health care. With the increasing number of chronic diseases, special physiotherapists are needed to be educated in their fields. It is important to educate students who are equipped with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation and who have the ability to organize physiotherapy programs according to different patient groups. The Master's program contributes and supports the graduate students in the name of progress towards the profession and in the name of development. For this purpose, our dedication is to create a graduate program that provides education in international standards, opens up new windows in the field of health researches and projects that increase the preference of graduates with their cultural, ethical, scientific and professional skills every year.

 

Educational Opportunities

The Cyprus International University Master of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation aims to develop a physiotherapist who specializes in rehabilitation work involving physical, psychological, social, environmental and social approaches based on scientific foundations to ensure that people's lives are healthier, active and independent and to improve their quality of life. Thus, physiotherapists continue their profession by specializing in the field they wish to study. After 4 years of education in faculties and high schools providing training in physiotherapy and rehabilitation, students can continue masters. Physiotherapists take advanced theoretical and practical courses specific to the profession during the postgraduate education. After successfully completing the seminar course and thesis application, the students taking advanced evaluation and treatment methods of orthopedic, neurological, pediatric, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and advanced research education taken at master's level in the content of the course take the title of specialist physiotherapist.

 

Career Areas

Master of physiotherapy and rehabilitation program is suited to improve the quality of life by supporting and direct the society, supporting participation in physical activity, conducting research that impacts clinical rehabilitation programs, and improving functions. Our graduates with physiotherapy and rehabilitation programs are able to provide services to the public and private sector inpatient treatment institutions, rehabilitation centers, remote diagnosis and treatment centers, centers providing education and counseling services (universities, provincial health directorates, health ministry), home care service providers, care and rehabilitation centers for the elderly, children and disabled people, sports centers, and so on, in order to find employment in these areas. With the graduate program of physiotherapy and rehabilitation thesis, the persons who continue with the title of academicians who have obtained the science specialty and doctorate degree can continue their career development as academicians in universities. Thus, this program will be the first step of breeding a faculty member needed by universities and research centers at the same time.

 

Contact

Cyprus International University
Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Çevik Uraz Center, CU247
99258 Nicosia/TRNC
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institute E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr  

Head of Department: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özge Özalp
Head of Department  E-mail:  oozalp@ciu.edu.tr 

Last updated: 01-11-2018