Prosthetists and Orthotists work to rehabilitate those who require external medical devices to enhance movement and function.
Year 1: Prosthetics and Orthotic Design, Human Biological Sciences, Foundations for Inter-Professional
Practice, Lower Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics Practice.
Year 2: professional skills for health care, human anatomy and physiology, lower limb prosthetic and orthotic rehabilitation.
Year 3: topics in upper limb prosthetics and orthotics and spinal orthotics, project and choice of specialist optional classes.
Year 4: two clinical placements each lasting four months in the UK or abroad.
2024 entry requirements
4 or 5 Highers at AAAB or AABBB including Maths at B plus National 5 English and Engineering Science or Physics at B. Advanced Higher Maths, Biology or Physics recommended.
Widening access entry:
4 or 5 Highers at ABBB or BBBBB including Maths at B plus National 5 English and Engineering Science or Physics at B. Advanced Higher Maths, Biology or Physics recommended.
Faculty of Engineering