The specific objectives are to:
- Produce graduates with adequate theoretical knowledge and clinical skills to offer necessary rehabilitation, medical, sporting and primary health care services.
- Train competent physiotherapists who are capable of providing evidence-based physiotherapy services for effective team work.
- Produce Physiotherapists who are adaptable to knowledge, reflective and service-oriented to improve health care delivery.
- Train professionals with a sense of commitment to patients and the profession at all times.
- Produce personnel who can acquire knowledge in health policies, health management, global health issues and socio-cultural health issues.
Some other specific objectives are to produce Physiotherapist that will:
- Be able to work in Hospitals, Rehabilitation facilities and other Health Establishments as members of the Health Team; in Physiotherapy Training Institutions, Research Centres and other Academic environments after undergoing relevant postgraduate training; in Sports, Physical Fitness and Health promotion Facilities; and in Industrial workplace and other occupational environments.
- Evaluate physical ailments and disabilities, plan and carry out a programme of treatment according to the patient’s clinical state.
- Recognize the role of the Physiotherapist in Health Care delivery in the community and in the Health Team.
- Participate in clinical research with others as a means of further study and professional enhancement.
- Acquire, develop and maintain rapport with professional colleagues, patients, their relatives and members of the Health Care Team.
- Acquire a sense of commitment to patients and the profession at all times.
- Acquire knowledge in health policies, health management, global health issues and socio-cultural health issues.