Prosthetics and Orthotists work to rehabilitate those who require external medical devices to enhance movement and function. Why Prosthetics & Orthotics at Strathclyde? Ranked Number 6 in the UK and Number 1 in Scotland for Biomedical Engineering (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023). 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
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Standard Qualification Requirements
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.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.