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Prosthetics and Orthotics

Jönköping University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Jönköping
English

Program description

Prosthetics and Orthotics

Prosthetists and Orthotists work with assistive devices that sit on the outside of the body and replace or assist any part of the body that is not functioning properly.

The technology used in the profession is individually adapted and focuses on increasing the quality of life for people with various limitations.

In addition to the main field of prosthetics and orthotics, the programme includes courses in anatomy, psychology, pathophysiology related to prosthetics and orthotics, mathematics and biomechanics. The field of prosthetics and orthotics combines working with people and technology in an interesting and exciting way.

The programme is spread over three years. The first year contains an overview of important concepts, theories and practical exercises. The second year includes, among other things, a short clinical placement course. In the third year you will deepen your knowledge and participate in a longer clinical placement, in addition to completing a major thesis project.

Admission requirements

Requirements:

General entry requirements include high school diploma and specific demand on physics, chemistry and mathematics. Proof of English proficiency is required.

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Program content

Courses

NB Preliminary list of courses.

Year 1

  • Prosthetics and Orthotics, Introduction 7.5 credits
  • Models and Perspectives on Health and Disability 7.5 credits
  • Mechanics related to Prosthetics and Orthotics 7.5 credits
  • Anatomy and Physiology, basic course 7.5 credits
  • Applied Materials Technology 7.5 credits
  • Pathophysiology related to Prosthetics and Orthotics 7.5 credits
  • Prosthetic management and biomechanics of the lower limb I 15 credits

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Tuition fees

The price for Local/EU fees is Tuition free.

The price for International/Non-EU fees is 160000 SEK/yr.

Scholarships & funding

JU Scholarship (30% discount available)

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Jönköping University

Jönköping University

Jönköping University is one of the most international universities in Sweden in terms of the number of international students and faculty as well as student-exchange opportunities. Research is also largely internationally focused, which translates into internationally relevant programmes and courses....


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Jönköping University

551 11 Jönköping
Sweden

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