Bachelors in Prosthetics & Orthotics
How To Apply
The BSc in Prosthetics and Orthotics is composed of a broad range of theoretical and other subjects including physical and clinical assessment and examination of patients with neuromuscular and skeletal deficiencies. It also includes design of prosthetic and orthotic components as well as the prescription, fabrication, fitting and alignment of the full range of orthopaedic devices available. The clinical practice in the course includes the clinical examination and evaluation of individual patients in order to prescribe and deliver the appropriate prosthesis or orthosis to each individual.
Students and graduates can also become members of the British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists. Graduates work for the Health Service in either NHS facilities or for commercial companies contracted to the NHS for Prosthetic/Orthotic services. Currently, career prospects are very good.