University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield


This course is for podiatrists who want to further their career by expanding their knowledge of the specialist areas within the profession. It will allow students to focus on podiatric specialisms including musculoskeletal, high-risk or forensic podiatry. The course will update clinical practice by utilising up-to-date research evidence, policy documents and providing a wide range of clinical experience, resulting in improved patient care.

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess an Honours degree in podiatry, or an equivalent and be registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC).

Course modules

Year 1: Critical appraisal of research literature; 2-3 optional modules. Year 2: Research project preparation; 2-3 optional modules. Year 3: Project (health related). Option modules: Advanced studies for forensic podiatry practice; dermatology; developing a private practice; injection therapy (theory) for the foot and ankle; introduction to forensic podiatry; multi-disciplinary care of high risk patients; multi-professional management of the foot in diabetes; musculoskeletal assessment and triage of the lower limb; musculoskeletal conditions of the foot and ankle; peripheral vascular disease; podiatric foot orthoses; principles of biomechanics of the lower limb and foot and gait analysis; rheumatology and the lower limb; students may also be able to choose surgery modules from the theory of podiatric surgery MSc.

Assessment methods

Assessments involve seminar presentations, practical assessments and oral examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 800 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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