Principles of Prosthetics and Orthotic Design 1; Introduction to Health Service Research; Human Biological Science 1; Foundations for Interprofessional Practice; Prosthetics & Orthotics Professional & Technical Skills; Prosthetic & Orthotic Science 1.
Professional Skills for Healthcare 2; Human Biological Sciences 2; Principles of Prosthetic and Orthotic Design 2; Prosthetics and Orthotics Science 2.
You'll also study an elective class of your choice during Year 2.
Human Biological Science 3; Principles of Prosthetic and Orthotic Design 3; Prosthetics and Orthotic Science 3 with Applied Health Service Research.
Students in Years 3 & 4 undertake two clinical placements, one in prosthetics and one in orthotics. Each placement lasts a minimum of four months. You're placed in approved clinical facilities within hospitals or private companies under the direction of a designated supervisor.
In addition to clinical placements you'll undertake a project intended to develop the skills of critical appraisal, analysis, review of the literature and presentation skills. Many projects are proposed by the NHS or private prosthetic/orthotic companies. There are also compulsory classes and a number of modules to choose from.
2021 entry requirements
4 or 5 Highers at AAAB or AABBB including Maths at A and Biology (or Human Biology) and Physics at AB or BA plus English at National 5. Advanced Higher Maths, Biology or Physics recommended. Higher English preferred.
Widening Access entry:
4 Highers at AABB including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics plus English at National 5. Advanced Higher Maths, Biology or Physics recommended. Higher English preferred.
Faculty of Engineering