Taught course

Principles of Podiatric Surgery

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 Professions Council 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.

MSc, PGCert, PGDip

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is aimed at practising podiatrists and will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the practice of podiatric surgery and the study of the foot and lower limb in health and disease.

Principles of Podiatric Surgery is approved by the Faculty of Surgery, Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. Students also examine interprofessional practice and work towards career development within the NHS 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
Please contact us directly for exact tuition fees for this course.
International students
Please contact us directly for exact tuition fees for this course.

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

full time
12-24 months
part time
24-72 months

PGDip

part time
24-48 months
full time
12-24 months

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
24 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