General Physiotherapy

SchoolSchool of Rehabilitation
DepartmentDepartment of General Physiotherapy
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).

Program Description: 

Regarding vast capability of physical therapy, many services in rehabilitation, clinical application and extended progression in new equipments and techniques, graduate program of physical therapy is designed. Increasing demand to leading physical therapist because of expanding industrialized life, diseases, natural disasters, accidents, war and lack of graduated physical therapist in the society are other reasons for designing this program.


Master course of physical therapy is one of the advanced courses in clinical and rehabilitation sciences. The therapist will train for different activities in the field of physical therapy, and the goals are as follows:
  • Research activities that provide scientific view in their practice 
  • Familiarity with the new methods, equipments and techniques in prevention, evaluation and treatment in the field 
  • Obtaining required abilities for presenting education service

Admission Requirements

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

Specific Requiremetns:  Holding a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in physical therapy  received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

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.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

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


Duration: 2.5 years


Courses and number of credits:


Prerequisite courses:                  8 credits  

Special Courses:                           18 credits

Thesis:                                          6 credits

Total:                                            32 credits

Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of General Physiotherapy



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.: 169


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


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