Doctor of Philosophy, PhD (Health Science)

by | Feb 25, 2019

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD (Health Science)

Area of Research:

  • Therapy and Rehabilitation Technology
  • Motion Analysis
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Electrotherapy Modalities
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Assistive Technology
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Rehabilitation Ergonomics
  • Kinesiotherapy

Programme Structure:

The main component of the programmes is a research thesis. Student candidates need to prepare a research proposal for approval of the supervisor assigned by the faculty. Each student candidate need to complete a progress report at the end of each semester. At the end of the programme, student candidates need to submit a thesis for the purpose of examination and evaluation. Student candidates also need to pass the oral examination (viva voce)

Career Prospects:

Postgraduate studies are usually able to bring about a leap in one’s career. Graduates of the programmes are expected to experience career advancement in their current jobs. Meanwhile, other job opportunities for these graduates include:

  • Researchers at research and development institutes or universities responsible in spearheading research in biomedical engineering
  • Consultants in the field of biomedical engineering
  • Academia at universities
  • Managers and sales engineers for biomedical engineering products and equipment
  • Professionals responsible for designing and developing biomedical engineering products and equipment
  • Professionals responsible for developing computer software and systems to be used for biomedical engineering in healthcare facilities

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