Graduate Diploma in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

PATHE Graduate Diploma in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine will spark your interest and develop your expertise in an exciting field of science that is progressing rapidly. They encompass a broad range of biological science, covering everything from molecular biology to biochemistry of micro-organisms, and from the pathogenesis of disease to the creation of pharmaceutical agents via microbial exploitation.

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Why Graduate Diploma in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine?

The modular structure of our programmes allows the study of a broad base of topics during the first two years of the degree. More specialized topics are studied in the final year, and a research project will give you the opportunity to explore a research area you are especially interested in and develop lab-based skills and experience in that area. Together with the business and Strategic management theories involved in the curriculum this means that our graduates are well-rounded, knowledgeable and eminently employable even in the Science related administrative roles.

The programme is best for those looking at high caliber career opportunities and further education.

PATHE Academy enjoys status of being the exclusive private educational institution in Sri Lanka to provide a wide range of programmes in healthcare sector since 1996. The programme curriculums are designed according to the international standards & are upgraded yearly in order to meet the ever­ changing employment demands.

The recognition

The qualifications are highly recognized in most countries and educational and governmental establishments all around the world. The programmes are accredited by Health Ministry of Sri Lanka under the number PHSRC/ONI/186 & with the Maldives Qualification Authority . We are proud to mention that PATHE Academy health programme graduates are working in more than 20 countries including UK, Italy, Sweden, Germany, France, Finland Dubai and Cyprus. PATHE work together hand in hand with Ministry of youth affairs on training under the SCR platform within an existing MOU. Our corporate clients in health sector includes Sri Lanka NAVY, Asiri Hospitals, Golden Key Hospital, Prarthana Fertility Center, Park Hospitals and other major healthcare providers of the country.

Study abroad

Admission for further studies abroad is possible for Undergraduate and post graduate level in UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Belarus, Malaysia. Contact PATHE-Study Abroad ,professional overseas student placement consultant team for more information.

Further education opportunities

LEAD the healthcare team!

Master of Business Administration (MBA)- Health Care Leadership at the Cleary university in the USA

Within an ongoing cooperation agreement the successful students are admitted to the MBA in the Cleary University USA. The PATHE students will be provided with conditional admission letters with the course fees fixed for appropriate intakes.

Programme delivery

The programme is full time based. The programe is delivered with emphasis stressed to vocational aspect of the course and but not limiting to class room theory, assignments, exams, class room practices, demonstrations ,job training and internships. Some of our modules may be delivered fully or party online or through video presentations. PATHE Academy reserves the right to change the venue, date and time for some modules and practical which will not be more than 30% of the whole programme.

Park hospitals, a leading private hospital complex in Sri Lanka is the official practical training provider for the healthcare programmes. The delivery of the programme includes one day compulsory hospital demonstration work at Park Hospital.

Study modules

  • General English
  • General English
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Anatomy & physiology 1 & 2
  • Kinesiology
  • Fractures and Splints
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Manipulative Therapy
  • Postural Drainage
  • Electrotherapy, Actinotherapy, and Hydrotherapy
  • Conditions Treated by Physiotherapy
  • Physical Education & Instrumental physiotherapy
  • Introduction to Physical Therapy Instruments
  • Practicals
  • 960 hrs Internship

Electives (one subject out of the below list)

  • Psychology 1
  • Sociology
  • First Aid

Research and writing

  • Statistics
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • General English
  • Physical Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Psychology


3 years – Full time

Class times

Monday to Thursday 9 to 4pm (the class times and dates for some modules may change)


  • G. C. E. (A/L) Level or equivalent
  • Or Foundation Diploma in Health Sciences conducts by PATHE Academy or Equivalent education which will satisfy the academic council of PATHE Academy.
  • RPL : Special consideration and credit exemptions will be given to those who have past experience & qualification in the medical sector related to the programme.
  • All applicants should be with good command in English and be able to pass an aptitude test.

Payment plan:

Enrollment fee: Rs.20,000/-
Course fees: Rs. 440,000/-
Installment scheme: Semester wise every 6 months RS.80, 670/-x 6 semesters
LAB fees: Rs. 20,000/-
Library deposit: Rs. 15,000/-

Next intake dates:

  1. 11th March 2016
  2. 14th March 2016

Enroll for the programme:

Deadline for applications are 2 weeks before the commencement date

To enroll you are required to come in person with 2 color photos, all educational and work experience documents and meet our Counselor or choose the online enrollment option to pay by credit card or through bank.

For further information contact the Course Coordinator +94728566566

Financial assistance:

Visit financial assistance page for scholarship schemes and loan schemes

*conditions apply

Course Information
  • Course Id:GDPHYRM
  • Credit:TBA
  • Room:TBA
  • Days:Monday to Thursday
  • Timings:9am to 4pm (the class times and dates for some modules may change)