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.
Candidates should possess an Honours degree in podiatry, or an equivalent and be registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC).
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.
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 name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Huddersfield||Huddersfield||HD1 3DH||Yorkshire and the Humber|