Institute of Graduate Studies and Research

Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (MSc)

Duration 2 Years
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About the Program

Physiotherapists who graduated from physiotherapy and rehabilitation programs are known to be active in the field of healthcare. With the increasing number of chronic diseases, expert physiotherapists are needed to be educated in their specialized fields. It is important to educate students who are equipped with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation and 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 at 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.

Education Opportunities

The Cyprus International University Master of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Program aims to raise physiotherapists who specialize in rehabilitation work involving physical, psychological, social, environmental and social approaches based on scientific foundations to ensure that people are healthier with more active and independent lives and to improve their quality of life. Thus, physiotherapists continue their profession by specializing in the field they wish to study. Physiotherapists take advanced theoretical and practical courses specific to the profession during the postgraduate education. After successfully completing the seminar course and the thesis, the students taking advanced evaluation and treatment methods of orthopedic, neurological, pediatric, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and advanced research education at the master's level earn the title of specialist physiotherapist.

CIU Campus Students

Career Areas

Master of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Program is suited to improve the quality of life by supporting and guiding the society, encouraging participation in physical activity, conducting research that impacts clinical rehabilitation programs, and improving functions. Our graduates of the program 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. Graduates of the Master of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation with thesis program can prefer to work as academics who have obtained a specialty in the field and pursue a doctoral degree. Thus, this program will be the first step of breeding a faculty member needed by universities and research centers.

Contact

Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Education and Graduate Sciences Center, GE106
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institute E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr

Compulsory modules

First Semester
SPECIAL EVALUATION APPROACHES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY

Course code

FTRE501

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

9
To develop conceptual and clinical knowledge and skills related to understanding the importance of evaluation in different fields of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, in healthy and sick individuals, to identify problems that cause limitations in quality of life and functional mobility, to select appropriate physiotherapy evaluations, and to analyze and interpret evaluation results.
ELECTIVE

Course code

FTRE5X1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTIVE

Course code

FTRE5X2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS IN HEALTH SCIENCES

Course code

SGBL510

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

9
The aim of the course is to provide graduate students with general information about research, research stages, research ethics in the field of health sciences, to raise awareness and sensitivity, and to conduct research in accordance with publication ethics in this context. In the content of the course, research planning in health sciences, sources of error in research, sampling methods, determination of appropriate sample size, research types, report writing, research ethics concept, related sub- and super-concepts, the most discussed research ethics issues today, clinical research, non-interventional clinical research, how to ensure scientific validity and reliability in animal experiments, the most common research ethics violations and methods to prevent them, and to raise awareness and knowledge about the ways to be followed in case of violations.
Second Semester
THESIS

Course code

FTRE500

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

30
To carry out the master's thesis in accordance with scientific principles. The aim of the course is to conduct a literature review on the thesis topic, to organize information based on the literature, to develop a data collection tool, to collect research data, to analyze data, to tabulate and interpret research findings, to draw conclusions from research findings and to make suggestions, to report research and to defend research.
ADVANCED KINESIOLOGY AND BIOMECHANICS

Course code

FTRE503

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
In this course; It is aimed to explain human movement by synthesizing functional anatomy and mechanical principles, and to teach segmental neural energy mechanisms of purposeful activities.
SEMINER

Course code

FTRE590

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

9
The aim of the course is to determine, examine and present a subject determined for research purposes with the support of the literature.
ELECTIVE

Course code

FTRE5X3

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTIVE

Course code

FTRE5X4

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Optional modules

MANUEL TERAPİ YAKLAŞIMLARI

Course code

FTRE510

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
To gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge about manual therapy techniques and to increase clinical decision-making skills for its application in the treatment of various diseases. Thanks to practical applications, he develops the necessary skills. Learns how to evaluate treatment outcomes, plan a case study, review the clinical literature, and pathologies for which massage may be indicated and contraindicated. In the light of the technological developments brought by the time, it includes many different technical interventions made by hand, as well as the different mechanical devices applied. Therefore, massage techniques are numerous and become more popular and attractive day by day due to the effects they reveal. Necessary knowledge and skills will be gained in arranging the time.
ADVANCED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Course code

FTRE505

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The aim of this course is to comprehensively examine the effects of acute and chronic exercise on the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, musculoskeletal system, muscle strength and body composition.
İLERİ NÖROLOJİK REHABİLİTASYON

Course code

FTRE508

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

9
To develop the ability to follow current approaches in the field of neurological rehabilitation, to examine good and evidence-based practices, to discuss and to make an appropriate research plan.
KAS İSKELET SİSTEMİ YARALANMA MEKANİZMALARI

Course code

FTRE509

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The aim of the course is to increase knowledge and skills on the problems, injury mechanisms and biomechanical information, healing processes and treatment practices in cervical, lumbar, thoracic region, lower and upper extremity musculoskeletal injuries.
KARDİYOPULMONER REHABİLİTASYON

Course code

FTRE512

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The content and organization of early and late cardiac rehabilitation, preventive cardiac rehabilitation practices will be comprehensively examined. Early and late pulmonary rehabilitation applications, organization of pulmonary rehabilitation and preventive rehabilitation applications will be examined in detail.
ADVANCED PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION

Course code

FTRE507

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
It is designed for the education of children receiving pediatric physiotherapy and strengthening exercises and is aimed at solving the evaluations, evaluations problem and examining their effective physiotherapy and education.
İLERİ EGZERSİZ YAKLAŞIMLARI

Course code

FTRE511

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

CARDIOPULMONARY PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

Course code

FTRE516

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
The course content includes obstructive and restrictive lung diseases, chest wall diseases, systemic and traumatic diseases affecting the lung, multiple system organ failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome, lung infections, pathophysiology of arterial, venous, lymphatic circulatory systems, heart muscle dysfunction, ischemic heart diseases, valve diseases, genetic and cardiovascular problems, effects and side effects of pulmonary and cardiovascular drugs. Within the scope of this course, cardiopulmonary physiology information is emphasized and the characteristics of pathologies, prognosis, evaluation methods, physiological responses to exercise in respiratory and cardiovascular diseases are examined in detail with the support of the literature; the contribution of rehabilitation approaches to the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary diseases in patients with different respiratory and cardiovascular system problems will be comprehensively analyzed.
İLERİ ORTOPEDİK REHABİLİTASYON

Course code

FTRE504

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Students who are interested in pursuing advanced graduate studies leading to a master’s, doctoral degree, or professional doctorate degree for the Fall and Spring semesters every year. Applicants can directly apply online to our graduate programs using the application portal.

TR Applicants- Required documents:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree transcripts for each completed academic term/year.
  • Valid ALES result document (must not exceed 5 years),
  • Documents to prove English proficiency for English language departments,
  • Scanned copy of passport or identity card.

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Students who are interested in pursuing advanced graduate studies leading to a master’s, doctoral degree, or professional doctorate degree for the Fall and Spring semesters every year. Applicants can directly apply online to our graduate programs using the application portal.

TRNC Applicants- Required documents:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree transcripts for each completed academic term/year.
  • Documents to prove English proficiency for English language departments,
  • Scanned copy of passport or identity card.

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Fee pe​r course     € 350,00
Fee for thesis     € 1.050,00
Fee for seminar     € 120,00 
Scientific Foundation per course     € 150,00
Registration and other fees* € 245,00
Student Union fee € 50,00    
  VAT Exc.

*Applies to 1st. Year students. € 195,00 for others.