Taught course


Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · Podiatry

Entry requirements

Students registered on this named award must be podiatrists registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). However, the individual modules are available to healthcare professionals with an interest in the area. Candidates should have the relevant honours degree. Those with a professional diploma or ordinary degree should have at least two years professional experience and be able to demonstrate a portfolio of continued professional development.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

In the academic year of 2019-20 the Division of Dietetics, Nutrition, Biological Sciences, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Radiography (DPPR) will be launching an exciting, educationally and practice relevant Postgraduate Framework.

The Framework will draw on existing programmes, including the MSc Podiatry, restructured in both content and form to offer greater flexibility in choice and modes of study that are responsive to individual needs and todays culture of work and learning. Part time, full time, work based, face-to-face and online study options will be available. Individual modules can be taken for the purposes of continuous professional development or can lead to a variety of qualifications such as PgCert, PgDip or Masters. Further information on the postgraduate framework can be found on our framework overview page.

The Podiatry Pathway will offer a range of modules to enable podiatrists to develop advanced knowledge and skills within their extended scope of practice. The pathway modules will offer opportunities to evaluate and apply the latest developments within podiatry and enable podiatrists to become leaders in their field of practice. The theoretical knowledge and clinical skills developed within modules will enable translation of knowledge into practice, thus enhancing career prospects.

This MSc if for podiatrists who are looking to obtain a master’s qualification. It is delivered part-time and online, which can fit around your own commitments.

As podiatrist working in the NHS or in private practice, you may want to develop your knowledge and skills in specific areas of podiatric practice. This course has been developed to allow you to tailor your studies to your specific area of interest.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36-84 months

Course contact details

John Veto
+44 (0)131 474 0000