Master of Physical Therapy Program

 26 Months of Full-Time Studies, including 6 x Five Week Clinical Education Placements

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MPT is a Fully Distributed Program, giving students the opportunity to study at two unique sites: 

University of British Columbia University of Northern British Columbia


The Curriculum:

  • is evidence-based
  • utilizes an integrated, case-based approach facilitates acquisition of problem-solving, critical thinking and clinical decision making skills
  • uses the Lifespan Approach
  • MPT Curricular Map 2016-2018 Cohort

Major Areas of Study Include:

  • Basic sciences
  • Clinical decision making
  • Clinical practice (musculoskeletal, neurological, and cardiopulmonary-vascular)
  • Exercise and movement sciences
  • Rehabilitation research


  • State-of-art, videoconferencing-enabled plinth labs and lecture theatres
  • Student Break-out rooms for Clinical Practice and study
  • UBC’s Physiotherapy and Research Clinic offers clinical placements to MPT students
  • Student Lounge and Lockers