Prosthetics and Orthoptists work to rehabilitate those who require external medical devices to enhance movement and function. Why Prosthetics & Orthotics at Strathclyde? Ranked No 1 in the UK for Medical Technology (Complete University Guide 2019). Study on the only four-year Prosthetics and Orthotics course in the UK with Category 1 accreditation from the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Benefit from access to departmental scholarships. Gain clinical experience with patients in each year of study. Benefit from state-of-the-art technology including our milling machine with robot arm and video gait analysis system. One of only two such degrees in the UK approved by the Health and Care Professions Council. Your Career Employers of recent graduates include the Blatchford Group, Buchanan Orthotics Ltd, Exceed Worldwide, the NHS, Opcare Ltd, Ottobock Ltd and Steeper Group. Recent graduate roles include: Graduate Orthoptist Graduate Prosthetics
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB - ABB||Maths, one science subject|
|Scottish Higher||AAAB - AABBB||Maths A, Physics and Biology or Human Biology recommended A/B; Advanced Highers: Maths, Physics or Biology recommended.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 points||Maths HL6, Physics and Biology or Human Biology recommended HL6|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H2, H3, H3, H3||Maths at H1 and Physics preferred at H1|
|Scottish HND||Pass||HND Engineering including B in Maths for Engineering 2.|
No offers will be made until candidates have been interviewed; confirmation of a place on the course is conditional on applicants having no criminal convictions or charges relevant to state registration. Due to the highly practical nature of the course, there is clinical contact with patients from the start; successful applicants will therefore be required to apply to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme through Disclosure Scotland. For applicants who do not have a Maths or Physics qualification, attendance at Strathclyde’s Summer School may be a condition of entry.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.