What will I learn?

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 CareerEmployers 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 OrthoptistGraduate Prosthetics

Which department am I in?

National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,900.00 (US$ 27,981) per year
This is a fixed fee

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Start date

14 September 2020


University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,


Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students require completion of the High School Diploma, plus one of the following: successful completion of one year of University in the USA; or SAT score of 1800 (600 minimum in SAT I tests: Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing) + 2 APs at Grade 4; or SAT score of 1800 (600 minimum in Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing) + 2 SAT Subject tests with 600 minimum; or ACT Composite score of 27 minimum + 2 SAT Subject tests with 600 minimum; or ACT Composite score of 27 minimum + 2 APs at Grade 4; or 3 APs at Grade 4 minimum; or 3 SAT Subject tests with 600 minimum. A combination of AP and SAT subject tests are acceptable provided they are in different subjects.

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About this uni

With more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, Strathclyde University is a vibrant and welcoming place for students from all backgrounds.

  • The university Careers Service was voted UK Top 4 by students
  • To ensure a safe environment, there are over 90 security staff
  • 94% of graduates are in work or further study
  • More than 200 clubs and societies, and 50 fitness clubs