Prosthetics and Orthotics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Weston College of Further and Higher Education 85% 5% 5% £8500 £12500 124 Weston-super-Mare On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 69% 5% 6% £9250 £23050 194 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham - - - £6000 £14500 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Leeds City College - - - £9250 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College 93% - 20% £3750 - - Bristol On campus Part-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College 93% - 20% £7500 - - Bristol On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute 65% - 20% £8500 £10500 - Grimsby On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 65% - 20% £9250 £13800 - Southampton On campus Full-time
Swansea University 73% - 0% - - 136 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 74% 3% 13% £9250 - 118 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 22% 0% 0% £9250 - 108 London On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 74% 3% 13% £6750 - 118 Northampton On campus Full-time
New College Swindon 85% 5% 5% - - 124 Swindon On campus Full-time
University of Salford 43% 0% 5% - - 136 Salford On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
28 /100
2457 students of Prosthetics and Orthotics in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Prosthetics and Orthotics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25633 £23404 £25652
25-75 percentile range £21939 - £29653 £17064 - £27564 £19174 - £31446

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25429 £26868 £29684
25-75 percentile range £24000 - £28357 £24632 - £29868 £25368 - £33447

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Prosthetics and Orthotics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Prosthetics and Orthotics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Prosthetics and Orthotics

  • Ambulatory Healthcare Services Organizations
  • Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturers
  • Health and Personal Care Stores
  • Public and Private Hospitals
  • Universities

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Prosthetics and Orthotics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Prosthetics and Orthotics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Prosthetics and Orthotics at University of Bolton

30% Caring personal services
25% Health associate professionals
25% Sales occupations
10% Engineering professionals
10% Other Health Professionals
10% Administrative occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Prosthetics and Orthotics in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Prosthetics and Orthotics

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Prosthetics and Orthotics studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

The median salary of graduates of Prosthetics and Orthotics was £25633 15 months after graduation, £23404 3 years after graduation and £25652 5 years after graduation.

Prosthetics, Modelmaking and Digital Design - Part-time at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 93 out of 100 among 9 respondents.