Taught course

Prosthetics and Orthotics

University of Strathclyde · National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics

Entry requirements

Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in prosthetics and orthotics.

Months of entry


Course content

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

The course aims to produce postgraduates with a first degree to be in Prosthetics & Orthotics, who are capable of developing careers in allied health professions and biomedical engineering (research, industrial and NHS).

Our learning environment brings together ideas and concepts from science, medicine and engineering to enable the development of relevant clinical and industrial research. You'll also benefit from the opportunity to meet our many industrial and clinical collaborators to help advise and further your career.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Work placement: visits to local clinical centres

Course contact details

Faculty of Engineering
+44 (0)141 574 5484