24 months
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Orthotics and Prosthetics at University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences trains students to work with orthopedic surgeons to treat patients in a variety of health care environments.


About Orthotics and Prosthetics at University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

The Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics was established within the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation sciences (USWR) in 1992. The department is located in USWR in the northern part of Tehran, Iran.

Considering the high prevalence of physical and motor disabilities and its spreads among different age groups, orthotics and prosthetics becomes a necessary part of managing patients with disabilities. This program would trains students with skills and knowledge to become orthopedic technicians. Orthopedic technicians deal with musculoskeletal injuries in various therapeutic areas such as surgical hospitals or private clinics. Applying, adjusting, and removing casts, splints and braces and also they have a significant role in educating patients taking care of themselves with application of these devices. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orthotics
  • Prosthetics
  • Therapy
  • Health
  • Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Arabic


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • USWR’s admission process is dependent on the student’s academic history. Some of our courses might have additional requirements to access a course. A panel of qualified academics will examine the students’ competencies and their adherence  to the USWR philosophy to ensure that the admission process is  both fair and beneficial to the students and the faculty.
  • Students who wish to enroll in one of our courses must fill up the application forms which are available online and submit these forms before the given deadlines. Financial plans should be done via our international office. High school diplomas or equivalents must be submitted. Please note that all documents must be translated into English and validated by an academically approved agency.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Tehran

8154305 - 12335017 IRR /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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