Science & Technology Cluster




The Master in Occupational Therapy (Developmental Disability) is designed to enable occupational therapist to gain knowledge and develop skills in pediatric area / children with developmental disabilities such as autism, down syndrome, developmental delay etc. Various updated assessment methods and intervention techniques will be explored, in addition to exploring conceptual framework and theoretical models and contemporary issues that occur in pediatric setting.  At the end of semester, the students are required to implement the updated assessment and intervention in clinical setting.


Entry Requirement


  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from UiTM in a related and appropriate area of specialization with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from other recognized universities approved by UiTM with minimum CGPA of 2.75.




  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3
  • IELTS Band 5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 35 - 45) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 107 - 131) ; Paper Based Test (417 - 450)
  • CEFR: B1
  • TOEIC: 356 - 440
  • BULATS: 40 - 59




Semester 1


  • Research Methodology in Health Sciences
  • Biostatics
  • Administration and management in Health Care
  • Conceptual Framework and Theoretical Model in Occupational Therapy


Semester 2


  • Critiquing Assessment in Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy Evaluation in Developmental Disabilities
  • Advanced in Research in Developmental Disabilities
  • Contemporary Community Integration in Developmental Disabilities


Semester 3


  • Clinical Practice
  • Project Dissertation