M.Sc. On Campus

Amputation and Prosthetic Rehabilitation

12 months
25400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Amputation and Prosthetic Rehabilitation MSc course offered by the University of Southampton is a flexible programme of higher-level study suitable for both clinicians and non-clinicians who would like to work in this field. Learn about a patient’s journey from pre-amputation to prosthetic rehabilitation, exploring the physical and psychological aspects of patient care.


Course Details

This Amputation and Prosthetic Rehabilitation MSc course offered by the University of Southampton is a great way to improve your specialist knowledge if you already work, or would like to work, in this area. It’s ideal for multidisciplinary healthcare professionals from backgrounds such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, engineering, nursing and other related professions.

You’ll explore contemporary issues related to limb loss, and develop expertise in research, clinical practice and commerce. This will involve studying a wide range of current issues facing the delivery of amputation and prosthetic rehabilitation in a variety of different settings, including:

  • adult and children’s services within the NHS and other healthcare organisations
  • global issues related to limb loss and access to prosthetic service
  • prosthetic componentry and the prosthetic industry
  • charity settings across different sectors
  • engagement in occupations
  • exercise and paralympic sport
  • the military

The course is delivered by healthcare rehabilitation experts whose amputation and prosthetics research is helping to develop the field. It also looks at the perspectives of patients, families, carers and clinicians taking a person-centred approach.

Our Amputee Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Use module is endorsed by the British Association of Chartered Physiotherapist in Amputee Rehabilitation (BACPAR). 

As a student at a Russell Group university you’ll benefit from research-led learning throughout your study and you’ll be supported by academics who are recognised experts in their fields.

Career Opportunities

This training will give you specialist knowledge in the field of amputation and prosthetic rehabilitation. We'll provide you with a range of learning opportunities for healthcare professionals who either working in amputation rehabilitation or would like to move into this area.

However, the training will not give you the qualifications needed to register for a clinical profession, such as:

  • physiotherapist
  • occupational therapist
  • prosthetist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Amputation Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Use
  • Contemporary Issues in Limb Loss
  • MSc Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a: 

  • 2:2 degree
  • at least one satisfactory reference (on some occasions a second reference will be required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £25,400.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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