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Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology (distance learning)

University of Dundee

60 months
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7630 GBP/year
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Study the biomechanical principles involved in the development and the use of orthopaedic and rehabilitation technology in this MSc Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology (distance learning) from University of Dundee 

Overview

MSc Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology (distance learning) from University of Dundee has been designed by experts in the fields of orthopaedics, biomechanics, and rehabilitation technology to reflect contemporary knowledge and practice in these fields. Throughout the course, you'll learn how underlying principles of orthopaedic and rehabilitation technology can be applied in a clinical setting.

You'll learn about fundamental mechanics and specific engineering concepts related to orthopaedic devices and treatments. This will allow you to objectively assess technological approaches to the treatment of orthopaedic disease, trauma, and deformity.

For those from a physics or engineering background, the course starts by building your knowledge of skeletal anatomy and physiology as well as orthopaedic and disability medicine. If you are from a clinical or biomedical sciences background, you'll start with basic rigid body and structural mechanics concepts relevant to orthopaedics and rehabilitation.

You'll then study biomechanics, including skeletal and tissue mechanics and how these can be measured, explore aids used in patient rehabilitation, including prosthetics, othortics, and mobility aids, and look in-depth at orthopaedic technology, including joint arthroplasty, bone fixation, and implant mechanics and materials before completing a research project including a viva examination.

Careers

The majority of our students are already in full-time employment in a professional healthcare position related to orthopaedics, trauma, or rehabilitation. Studying this course by distance learning can help you gain recognised professional qualifications and develop your knowledge without having to take a career break.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Biomechanics
  • Rehabilitation Technology
  • Orthopaedic Technology
  • Research Project (Orthopaedic)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Students normally require a degree in science, engineering or a medically-related professional qualification in, for example, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, orthotics, prosthetics, nursing or medicine.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3815 GBP per semester during 60 months.
  • National

    7630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3815 GBP per semester during 60 months.
  • fees per 60 credits

Funding

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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