With La Trobe's Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics (Honours) you can become a qualified health professional with expertise in treating people's physical and functional limitations. From first year, you'll undertake clinical placements and experiences both on campus in La Trobe's prosthetic and orthotic facilities and at external sites. You'll study anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and prosthetic and orthotic prescription, design and fabrication. Honours is offered in two streams: industry and research. You'll complete either a major industry-relevant honours project or a research honours project in the final years of the course.
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The cost of studying at La Trobe University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen. Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay A$ 37,000 annually, to study in La Trobe University.
As a trained prosthesis and orthotic professional, you could find employment in a variety of roles, such as:
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