Taught course

Podiatry with Diabetes

University of Brighton · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Individual offers may vary. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.0 overall, 6.5 in writing,. Degree and/or experience: Students must be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a podiatrist and normally have a minimum of two years post-registration experience. Students from outside the UK must have successfully completed an undergraduate podiatry programme at a level equivalent to the UK BSc(Hons) Podiatry. Students will normally have an upper second classification or above in their first degree. It is expected students will be within a professional setting for a minimum of 15 hours a week. It is a requirement of the course that students are currently practising podiatry.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is aimed at practising podiatrists, and will enhance their existing knowledge and understanding of the practice of podiatry and the study of the foot and lower limb in health and disease. Students also examine inter-professional practice and work towards career development within the Health and Social Care services and other institutions.

Information for international students

One-week study blocks allow attendance for students based in the UK, EU and internationally. We welcome applications from international students who meet the entry requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Email fees@brighton.ac.uk for information about course fees. Students employed in the NHS may be able to access funds through their Trust Education Lead.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-72 months


full time
12 months
part time
24-48 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

This course aims to provide a route for practicing podiatrists to access the NHS Career Framework for Health, enabling career development and pay enhancement within the NHS in the specialism of diabetes.


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations10
Creative work30
Professional practice30
Dissertation30 (16000 words)

Course contact details

Dr Simon Otter, Course Leader
01273 644644