Taught course

Amputation and Prosthetic Rehabilitation

Institution
University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a first degree (2:2 class or above) or equivalent from an approved institution of higher education.

If you have not achieved a first degree you may be considered for admission to the programme if you can provide evidence of suitable experience and supportive qualifications. This requires you to demonstrate evidence of equivalent learning via a combination of:

  • accredited study within the last five years at HEI level 6 passed at 50% or above (normally a minimum of 15 ECTS and with a summative assessment including a written component)
  • evidence of recent non accredited study
  • experience as a practitioner in a relevant professional role

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain an in-depth understanding of a patient’s journey from pre-amputation to prosthetic rehabilitation, exploring both the physical and psychological aspects of patient care. This holistic framework is delivered by healthcare experts whose research is at the leading edge of developments in the global field of amputation and prosthetics, and looks at the different views and perspectives of a patient, their families, carers and clinicians. The programme is aimed at multidisciplinary healthcare professionals who either already work, or would like to work, in this area.

Typical modules include: Amputation Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Use; Contemporary Issues in Limb Loss; Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice; Dissertation; Self Leadership; Health Promotion, Motivational Interviewing and Health Behaviour Change; Management of Adult Diabetes in Primary and Secondary Care; Leading Service Development for Quality Improvement; Strategic Management

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Health Sciences
Email
pgapply.fhs@soton.ac.uk