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- 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.
- You also need satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and occupational health clearances prior to registration. We arrange these as part of the application process.
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.
Months of entry
Podiatric surgeons undertake invasive surgery on the foot and ankle, as well as manage a wide range of conditions surgically. This course offers practicing and newly qualified podiatrists the opportunity to expand and develop their knowledge and skills in this specialist area. It will begin your training and assist you to gain the competencies required to become a podiatric surgeon.
- On the full-time course, you will undertake a clinical practice module, enabling you to develop your clinical practice in the University’s podiatry clinic and out in practice on a 17-week placement with a podiatric surgery team.
- You will be taught by academics who are all practising clinicians within podiatric practice.
- You undertake a session of dissection at the University of Leeds.
- This course is supported by the Northern Deanery of the College of Podiatry Faculty of Podiatric Surgery.
- Involvement from the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists ensures that our course meets the current needs of the profession and its existing training programmes.
Huddersfield is the only University offering this course on a full-time basis with a placement in podiatric surgery.
Fees and funding
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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