Taught course

Prosthetics and Orthotics

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

Entry requirements

MSc

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

PgDip/PgCert

A degree is normally required but applications from those with other qualifications may be considered.

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.

For more information on the course please see the website.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements for Strathclyde.

Fees and funding

UK students
Scotland £5,500 Rest of UK £9,000
International students
EU £5,500 Non Eu £19,100

For funding information please see the website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Helen Grant
Email
m.h.grant@strath.ac.uk
Phone
0141 548 3438