Taught course

Podiatry

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should:

• Possess an Honours degree in Podiatry or an equivalent qualification. Individuals without honours or with a Diploma in Podiatric Medicine will be considered on an individual basis by the admission team.

• Be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the relevant registration authority in your country of origin.

• If you trained overseas, you must be registered with an appropriate governing body. For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

If you wish to complete either Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

This module helps to prepare you to be an Independent and Supplementary Prescriber. You will explore the relevant law, ethics, policy, evidence -based and practice components of prescribing. You will be assessed through coursework, an examination in pharmacology and numeracy, in practice by your medical mentor, as well as complete an in-class test which will be assessed on a pass/refer/fail basis.

or Conversion to Independent Prescribing for Physiotherapy/Podiatry Supplementary Prescribers

Conversion to Independent Prescribing for Physiotherapy/Podiatry Supplementary Prescribers

This module helps to prepare you to be an independent prescriber following your initial supplementary prescribing training. You will explore the relevant laws, ethics, policy, evidence based and practice components of independent prescribing. Assessment for the module will involve coursework. It will also include producing a personal formulary which will be assessed on a pass/refer/fail basis. Finally you will also be assessed in practice by your medical mentor which will be graded on a pass/refer/fail basis.

you must meet the current requirements with respect to DBS checks and medical mentors.

You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course currently offers:

• Increased career opportunities by helping you to develop skills and knowledge in specialist areas of podiatric practice.

• Reduced disruption to your clinic time, as attendance on campus is concentrated into study blocks

• A teaching team who are all practising clinicians within podiatric practice.

This course has been designed for podiatrists who wish to further their career by expanding their knowledge of the specialist areas within the profession. It provides the opportunity for you to focus on podiatric specialisms including Musculoskeletal, High-risk or Forensic Podiatry. It also provides the chance to update your clinical practice by utilising up-to-date research evidence, policy documents and a wide range of clinical experience, which may result in improved patient care.

Information for international students

If you trained overseas, you must be registered with an appropriate governing body. For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
Please contact the Student Finance Office for more information about 2016/17 fees and finance.

Please contact the Student Finance Office for more information about 2016/17 fees and finance.

If you work in the Yorkshire and the Humber region, you may be eligible for funding from Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Assistant (H411)
Email
ssprd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1484 472561