Taught course

Prosthetics and Orthotics

Institution
University of Strathclyde · National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First or second-class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent qualification) in prosthetics and orthotics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc programme combines knowledge of the engineering and medical sciences with advances in technology and practice to generate applications and solutions to clinically relevant problems.

It affords a Masters level degree in this clinical area, while considering globally the effects of disability within a population and society’s approaches globally.

This is one of the few programmes globally that offers a specific degree in prosthetics and orthotics. The National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics (NCPO) has an international reputation for quality education within this field. The staff of the NCPO is involved in research and clinical practice both nationally and internationally.

The main aim of the course is to produce postgraduates capable of developing careers in allied health professionals and biomedical engineering (research, industrial and NHS).

We require candidates first degree to be in Prosthetics & Orthotics. Our learning environment brings together ideas and concepts from science, medicine and engineering to enable the development of relevant clinical and industrial research.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Helen Grant
Email
m.h.grant@strath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 548 3438