Physical Therapy

SchoolSchool of Rehabilitation
DepartmentDepartment of Physical Therapy

Program Description: 

Due to an increase in the population and the quality of medical health care and treatment, the necessity and need for non-pharmacological treatment was felt. According to World Health Organization (WHO) about 10% of people in each country have a certain type of disability spreading across vast population and a lack of professional physical therapists is obvious. Therefore, a bachelor degree in physical therapy was created in the universities. These course syllabi and its description is created after thorough evaluation of courses in accredited universities across 35 countries and studying recommendations of well-known specialists and thinkers.



Physical therapy is a branch of Rehabilitation sciences, whose graduates, try to assess and diagnose the disabilities with effective patient communication. In addition, with the application of physical modalities such as light, electricity, heat, etc. and mechanical elements such as exercises and different therapeutic movements to solve their problems


- Physical therapy treatment under medical supervision



Admission Requirements

To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Undergraduate Admission Requirements.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Applicants:

Academic grade point average (GPA): Minimum 3.00/4.00

Proficiency in English; Acceptable TOEFL or IELTS score (IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent is required upon graduation page-2305.htm)

Evidence of intellectual or creative achievement or substantial public service

Special talents, achievements, and awards in particular fields

Experiences that demonstrate promise for leadership

Academic accomplishment in light of the applicant’s life experiences and special circumstances

Please also include an English translation for all documents.

NOTE: In addition to meeting the selection criteria outlined above, applicants might be asked to participated in an interview

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31, and the deadline for the February intake is October 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

Duration: 4 years

Courses and number of credits:

General  courses:                      20 credits

Special Courses:                          46 credits

Basic Courses:                             42 credits

Clinical internship:                   24 credits

Total:                                           132 credits

Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of  Physical Therapy


Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of General Physiotherapy Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person :   Dr. Hossein Baghery

Tel.:  (+98 21)  77528469

Email  :


Address: Department of General Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Pitch-e-ShemiranSt., Enghelab St,Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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