You must: • 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. You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course.
Months of entry
• Is the only course in the UK that offers the qualification in this specialist area.
• Is lead by a world leader in this area, Professor Wesley Vernon OBE.
• Enables you to recognise bare footprints and shoe wear patterns.
• Has minimal disruption to your clinic time, attendance on campus is required for just three one week blocks.
• Is taught by experts from a variety of fields including forensic science, law and biomechanics.
Forensic Podiatry is a developing clinical specialism embedded within podiatry practice. Understanding the relationship of the foot shape and function related to bare footprints and shoe wear patterns and its uses in forensic science are all central skills in this specialism. It will allow you to develop as an expert witness in the recognition of bare footprints and shoe wear patterns to assist in the solving of crimes. This course provides podiatrists with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills in this exciting area of practice.
Information for international students
Applicants trained overseas must be registered with an appropriate governing body. Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of IELTS 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5 (or equivalent).
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Assistant (H541)
- 01484 472561