University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Podiatry

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. For information regarding fees please contact the University direct.

Entry requirements

Applicants must possess an Honours degree in Podiatry or an equivalent qualification. Those without honours or with a Diploma in Podiatric Medicine will be considered on an individual basis by the admission team. Also applicants must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the relevant registration authority in the country of origin. IELTS 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent; DBS checks and medical mentors.

Course modules

Modules include: Critical Appraisal of research literature; research project preparation. Option modules: injection therapy (theory) for the foot and ankle; clinical gait analysis; advanced clinical assessment of the lower limb; advanced clinical management of the lower limb; independent and supplementary prescribing; conversion to independent prescribing for physiotherapy/podiatry supplementary prescribers; tissue viability and wound management (distance learning).

Assessment methods

Assessments involve seminar presentations, practical assessments and oral examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 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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01484 472561