GMCA receives ministry nod for BPT programme

AJMAN — Gulf Medical College, Ajman (GMCA), received ‘approval’ from Ministry of Education for its BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy) Programme as an institution of higher education. The BPT programme conducted by the college has received “Accreditation Eligible Status” from the Ministry.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Sun 26 Jun 2005, 10:32 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:10 PM

The degree course in Physiotherapy (BPT) is designed to impart in-depth knowledge and skill to a students to become competent in the recognition and management of various clinical conditions by appropriate modalities of physiotherapy. The college is currently offering 25 seats for both boys and girls of all nationalities. At present majority of them are girls who are perusing their BPT programme at GMCA.

The duration of the course of study for the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Degree extends over a period of four years. This comprises of three and a half years of course work followed by six months of compulsory internship training.

The BPT graduates have lot of job opportunities around the world and at present there is an increasing demand for this profession. The college has progressed remarkably well, thanks to the wholehearted support and co-operation from the Ministry of Higher Education and is fully geared to start the 7th year of its academic activities.

Training at the college is on par with any of the best and well-established medical schools in the world. The college has students from over 36 nationalities. The teaching faculty at GMCA consists of highly qualified and well-experienced professors who are dedicated and fully committed to provide the students with good training in the medical field to make them competent Physiotherapists. In addition to regular teaching, the programme utilises eLearning into their education to keep them on par with the modern teaching and learning methods.

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