Taught course


Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · Podiatry

Entry requirements

Podiatrist registered with the Health Professions Council. First or second class honours degree. Applicants without the above but with experience and additional academic qualifications may also be considered. Experience is not essential with a degree. Without a degree fairly extensive relevant experience is essential.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This flexible MSc course provides an opportunity for podiatrists to develop their own programme of study at MSc level when studying from their own home or work base.

This innovative course will allow students to choose from a range of modules to develop your own MSc, or to customise the course content in response to modern day podiatry practice, keeping you up to date with the latest developments and improving your career prospects.

The MSc Podiatry can be studied at a time most suitable for you, through a distance e-learning route with tutor support and no requirement to attend the University, or if preferred, can be studied through a mix of distance e-learning and block attendance at the University Campus.

Information for international students

IELTS requirement is 6.5, with no individual component score below 6.0.

Fees and funding

UK students
£550 per 15 credit module
International students
£550 per 15 credit module

This course does NOT receive any NHS or SAAS funding, the majority of students self fund their studies or apply for a Professional Career Development Loan. http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/AdultLearning/FinancialHelpForAdultLearners/CareerDevelopmentLoans/index.htm

International Funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Further details of qualification

The course is delivered by Distance Learning, however short periods of attendance at our campus are required.


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Professional practice30
Dissertation60 (15000 words)

Course contact details

John Veto
+44 (0) 131 474 0000