Curriculum MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Master's
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF MEDICINE SIRIRAJ HOSPITAL
Website http://www.si.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

MASTER OF SCIENCE(PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS)

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 Plan A (Course Work and Thesis)
1. Obtain a bachelor's degree in science (all related areas) that include courses in Physiology, Anatomy and Pathology from academic institutes accredited by the Office of the Higher Education Commission;
2. Having cumulative GPA not less than 2.50;
3. Having an English Proficiency Examination score as the requirement of the Faculty of Graduate Studies;
4. Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Director and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Plan B (Course Work and Thematics Papers)
1. Holding a Bachelor's degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics form academic institutes accredited by the Office of the Higher Education Commission;
2. Having cumulative GPA not less than 2.50;
3. Having an English Proficiency Examination score as the requirement of the Faculty of Graduate Studies;
4. Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Director and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan A2
Required Courses 15            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 9            Credits
Thesis 12            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits
Plan B
Required Courses 15            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 15            Credits
Thematic Paper 6            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Specialist in Prosthetics and Orthotics
- Researchers/academic staff at research institutes, government sectors and industrial organizations

Course Requirements

Plan A2

Required Courses Credit
SIPO541 : SEMINAR IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS I 1
SIPO542 : SEMINAR IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS II 1
SIPO543 : MEDICAL SCIENCE FOR PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 2
SIPO544 : ADVANCED BIOMECHANICS AND OUTCOME MEASUREMENT 3
SIPO545 : ADVANCED PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 2
SIPO546 : PROJECTS IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 3
SIPO547 : KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 1
SIID503 : RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN BIOMEDICINE 2
Elective Courses Credit
SIPO502 : ORTHOTIC AND PROSTHETIC TECHNOLOGIES 3
SIPO503 : HEALTH EDUCATION IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 2
SIPO506 : CLINICAL GAIT ANALYSIS 3
SIPO507 : PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE 3
SIPO509 : EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 3
SIPO523 : ADVANCED SPINAL ORTHOTICS 2
SIPO524 : SEATING AND OTHER ORTHOTIC DEVICES 2
SIPO536 : PEDORTHIC MANAGEMENT FOR FOOT PROBLEMS 2
SIPO537 : MEDICAL FOOTWEARS 2
SIPO553 : TECHNICAL WRITING AND VISUALIZATION FOR PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 3
SIPO554 : CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF RESEARCH LITERATURE 2
SIPO555 : APPLIED FITTING TECHNIQUES IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 3
SIPO556 : THEORY AND APPLICATION OF INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF FUNCTIONING, DISABILITY, AND HEALTH IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 1
SIPO557 : ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 3
SIPO558 : CLINICAL PRACTICE IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS 3
SIPO559 : ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR PHYSICAL DISABILITIES 3
Thesis Credit
SIPO698 : THESIS 12