College of Medical & Health Sciences
Over the past few years, the demand for physiotherapy professional services has increased dramatically around the globe including the Gulf region. The Department of Physiotherapy at Ahlia University offers a comprehensive programme producing independent, professional, skilled, reflective and analytical physiotherapists who have acquired a strong scientific and methodical knowledge base and understand the importance of research and evidence based clinical practice.
Physiotherapists have an important role in the health care of patients of all ages who have lost movement or functional ability following an accident or disease, by utilising physical approach aimed at the promotion, preservation and restoration of the individual’s physical, psychological and social welfare.
Through relieving pain, restoring function, preventing impairment and improving functional status, physiotherapists assist people to continue as active and independent people.
The College of Medical and Health Sciences aims to train self-sufficient physiotherapists by providing theoretical and clinical practical courses achieved by meeting and working with patients in a variety of healthcare environments.
The Vision of the College of Medical & Health Sciences is to be a local, regional and international leader in health care education, by promoting excellence in professional practice, research and community service.
Medical and Health Sciences is the largest industry sector in the world. The importance of training individuals to be independent medical services practitioners by providing them with a diverse academic, research and clinical experience to enrich their professional development is critical to our future development.
Here at the College of Medical and Health Sciences we aspire to produce highly competent health care professionals who utilise critical thinking for clinical decisionmaking and demonstrate ethical and professional behaviour.
We impart the knowledge, attitudes and skills vital to carrying out clinical, research, administrative and academic functions and produce graduates who will be socially and ethically aware, trained in the latest scientific techniques within the health care sector, and most importantly employer ready to enter the Health Care sector as highly skilled medical professionals.
A career within Medical and Health Sciences can be one of the most rewarding and enjoyable professions. We welcome you to our College and together, look forward to a successful future.