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 MSc programme in Prosthetics and Orthotics from the University of Strathclyde 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.
What you'll study
Taught classes, laboratory demonstrations, practical exercises and clinical visits take place during semesters 1 and 2. Diploma students then complete a project dissertation and MSc students complete a research or development project reported by a thesis.
Visits to local clinical centres and lectures from industrialists and visiting experts from the UK and overseas are an integral part of our courses.
You'll also have the opportunity to meet our many industrial and clinical collaborators to help advise and further your career.
This Masters degree in Prosthetics & Orthotics is planned to afford the graduates the ability to consider and evaluate prosthetic and orthotic clinical practice with an evidence-based approach. The programme is designed to develop the ability to assess the country specific health care needs as recommended in the World Health Organisation guidelines and standards, and in alignment with the UN convention of Human Rights of the persons with a Disability. Future careers would include:
- prosthetic & orthotic healthcare management
- clinical research
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- Disability & Societal Effects
- Medical Science for Engineering
- Engineering Science
- Professional studies in Biomedical Engineering
- Research Methodology
- Regenerative Medicine
- Tissues mechanics
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.
DisciplinesHuman Medicine Health Sciences View 1217 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- First or second-class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent qualification) in prosthetics and orthotics.
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International21500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- Rest of UK £9,250
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.