Taught course

Pre-registration Podiatry Programme

University of Salford · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

BSc (hons) 2:2 and above in a Health related subject English Language Requirements International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 7.0 (no element below 6.5) is proof of this. Suitable For This programme is suitable for those individuals who already have a BSc (hons) in a health related subject (such as sports science, biological sciences, pharmacy, nursing ) who are looking for a career change with opportunities for employment in health services as a podiatrist, research / academic posts or commercial posts related to podiatry. The programme requires individuals who are committed to academic, personal and leadership skills development. International Students - Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) International Students are required by the Home Office and/or the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) Certificate before they begin studying their course. You may need to obtain an ATAS Certificate before you come to the UK in order for you to comply with Home Office regulations. Please refer to your offer conditions. You can find out if your programme requires an ATAS by checking the FCO website at https://www.gov.uk/academic-technology-approval-scheme with your JACS code which will be on your offer letter should you choose to make an application. If you cannot find it please contact International Conversion team at application@salford.ac.uk. If you have any queries relating directly to ATAS please contact the ATAS team on Salford-ATAS@salford.ac.uk.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Pre-registration Masters Podiatry Programme at Salford

*You will have the qualification required ofr Health and Care Professions Council registration as a statutory requirement for practice.
*This qualification will enahnce your eomplyability
*You will have advanced knowledge, skills, and attributes to escalate your professional and academic development

This is a unique podiatry programme at master’s level leading to Health and Care Profession Council registration. Currently the only programme in the UK.

This is a 3 year full-time programme in which you will be developing practical skills with patients from the first semester (in the University in-house clinics) and then on placement within health services in subsequent years. The placements will be in wide variety of specialisms and you will be supervised by experienced and specialist podiatrists.

Aligned with this is the academic component of acquisition of knowledge, the development of critical enquiry, research and application of research into practice. You will be taught by national and internationally recognised academics who are subject specialists. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in the Foot and Ankle Research Programme, led by Professor Chris Nester. You will be taught by and have opportunity to work with senior post-doctoral researchers who, have published in peer reviewed journals and written books aligned to the profession.

You will be supported by academic, personal tutors and placement supervisors in the development of skills for critical reflection in order to ensure ongoing professional and personal development, and enhance employability.

Qualification and course duration


full time
3 months

Course contact details

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