Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics

3 years
Minimum requirements
Maths/Math lit, English, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences

An Orthotist and Prosthetist is a specialist in the field of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, where they assess, measure, design, manufacture, maintain and fit all orthoses and prosthesis to patients. They work with other specialists to create proper prosthesis for the patient’s physical disability. 

Where you can study
  • Tshwane University of Technology
Job opportunities
  • Hospitals (public & private)
  • Special Schools
  • Industries
  • Universities (lecturing)
  • Private (own practice)