Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • 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.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

If you wish to complete Independent and Supplementary Prescribing 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

January, April, September

Course content

This course has been designed for practicing and newly qualified podiatrists who wish to further their career to work at a higher level of practice by expanding their knowledge and skills in the specialist areas within the profession. It provides the opportunity for you to focus on podiatric specialisms including musculoskeletal or management of long-term conditions.

  • You will be taught by academics who are all practising clinicians within podiatric practice and researchers in their area of expertise.
  • The course has been designed in a way to provide minimal disruption to your clinic time, as your attendance on campus is concentrated into study blocks.
  • The course will assist you to advance your specialist skills through options modules including injection therapy, independent prescribing, diagnostic imaging, forensic podiatry, wound care and tissue viability.
  • You will undertake a clinical practice module, enabling you to develop your clinical practice in the University’s podiatry clinic.

Fees and funding

Please check our website for fee information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1484 473566