University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Podiatry with Diabetes

The Podiatry with Diabetes MSc is for practising podiatrists wanting to build on their skills and knowledge, advance their professional practice, and earn a further professional and academic qualification. The course helps you to develop your clinical and communication skills, and broaden your knowledge of podiatry and the diabetes specialty whilst earning a formal qualification. A wide range of optional modules means you can create your own study programme to suit your professional or personal aspirations, and includes the opportunity to blend podiatry with related disciplines. We are known for our flexible approaches to practice-based learning, with course durations and intensities that can be adapted to your individual needs and outside commitments. The course is designed to fit around your existing practice hours. Week-long intensive study blocks allow attendance for students based in the UK, EU and internationally.

Entry requirements

Students must be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a podiatrist and normally have a minimum of 2 years post-registration experience. Students will normally have a Podiatry BSc (Hons), minimum 2.1, or equivalent. Students from outside the UK must have successfully completed an undergraduate podiatry programme at a level equivalent to the UK Podiatry BSc (Hons). It is expected students will be within a professional setting for a minimum of 15 hours a week. It is a requirement of the course that students are currently practising podiatry. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.0 overall, with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Course modules

Research methods for health professionals; rheumatology and the lower limb; dissertation; 4 option modules from the Graduate Programme in Health and Social Sciences (GPHSS). Options include: anatomy for podiatric practice; dermatology and the lower limb; diagnostic imaging; clinical pharmacology; the foot in diabetes; pathology and microbiology ; off-loading the at-risk foot; foot and lower extremity musculoskeletal pathology and clinical biomechanics; surgical management of the foot. Other modules may be chosen from the Graduate Programme in Health and Social Sciences.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Eastbourne Campus Eastbourne BN20 7UR South East

Key information

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