This course aims to provide you with an understanding of the principles involved in the development and the use of orthopaedic and rehabilitation technology.
The programme consists of 2 courses, the PGDip Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology and the MSc Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology. For each course there are 4 groups of distance learning modules: Introductory topics; biomechanics; rehabilitation technology; orthopaedic technology. In addition, the MSc course includes a project. The courses must be completed within a period of 2 to 5 years from the date you start.
Assessment for the postgraduate diploma award is by a combination of coursework (assignments) and written examination. The MSc project is assessed by dissertation and viva (oral examination). Vivas are held in Dundee.
Students normally require a degree in science, engineering or a medically-related professional qualification in, for example, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, orthotics, prosthetics, nursing or medicine. Please check our website for English language requirements.