Advanced Diploma in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Major in Sports Medicine | Physiotherapy | Spa, Gymnasium & Masseur Therapy. A modern career opportunity in the employees dominated market! Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession which sees human movement as central to the health and well-being of individuals. Physiotherapists identify and maximise movement potential through health promotion, preventive healthcare, treatment and rehabilitation. The core skills used by physiotherapists include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and the application of electro-physical modalities. Physiotherapists also have an appreciation of psychological, cultural and social factors which influence their clients.


Why Advanced Diploma in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that works with people to identify and maximize their ability to move and function – an essential part of what it means to be healthy.

Becoming a physiotherapist means you can play a key role in enabling people to improve their health, wellbeing, and quality of life. Many physiotherapists work within hospitals. Here they are needed in virtually every department, from general out-patients to intensive care, where round-the-clock chest physiotherapy can be vital to keep unconscious patients breathing.

The recognition

Healthcare qualifications are highly recognized by educational and governmental establishments all around the world. We are proud to mention that PATHE health programme graduates are working in more than 20 countries including the UK, Italy, Sweden, Germany, France, Finland Dubai, and Cyprus. PATHE Advanced Diploma is recognized by the Ministry of Health under PHSRC and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development under TVEC Sri Lanka.

Programme delivery

The programme is delivered with emphasis stressed on the vocational aspect of the course and but not limiting to classroom theory, assignments, exams, classroom practices, demonstrations, job training and internships. Some of our modules may be delivered fully or party through video presentations. PATHE management has the industrial training carried out in collaboration with major private healthcare institution networks.

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.


  • Anatomy & Physiology 1 & 2
  • Kinesiology
  • Fractures and Splints
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Manipulative Therapy
  • Postural Drainage
  • Electrotherapy, Actinotherapy, and Hydrotherapy
  • Conditions Treated by Physiotherapy
  • Physical Education
  • Introduction to Physical Therapy Instruments
  • English
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • 2500 hours CPT


Two years

Lecture Schedule Days & Time – Weekend
Saturday & Sunday

9.00 to 4.00



Admission criteria

If you have Advanced Level in Bio stream or a recognized Institution, or not less than 5 years experience in a related field you may apply.

Enroll for the programme

Deadline for applications is 2 weeks before the commencement date:

To enroll you are required to come in person with a passport size colour photograph (with the softcopy), all educational and work experience documents and meet our counselor, or chose the online enrollment option to pay by credit card or through the bank.

For further information contact the Course Coordinator +94 11 5883087 / +94 721 566 566

Official clinical training provider

Leading private hospitals in Sri Lanka are working as official practical training providers for the PATHE healthcare programmes.

Course Information
  • Course Id:MEDHNDPRM
  • Credit:170