Taught course

Podiatry with Rheumatology

Institution
University of Brighton · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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 will be currently practising podiatry.

MSc, PGCert, PGDip

Months of entry

September

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
£5,400
International students
£13,500

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

MSc

part time
24-72 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

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

Course contact details

Name
Dr Simon Otter, Course Leader
Email
sohpadmissions@brighton.ac.uk
Phone
01273 643818