University of Huddersfield
This course includes developing clinical specialism embedded within podiatry practice. Understanding the relationship of the foot shape and function related to bare footprints and shoe wear patterns and its uses in forensic science are all central skills in this specialism. It allows students to develop as an expert witness in the recognition of bare footprints and shoe wear patterns to assist in the solving of crimes. This course provides podiatrists with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills in this exciting area of practice.
Applicants must possess an Honours degree in podiatry or an equivalent. Be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Students working overseas, must be registered with the equivalent professional body, offer International English Language Test Scheme (IELTS) at a score of 7.0 with no lower than 6.5 in any single component and be in suitable employment.Students may be eligible to gain accreditation for prior learning towards this course.
Modules include: critical appraisal of research literature. optional modules: research project preparation; advanced studies for forensic podiatry practice; introduction to forensic podiatry; clinical gait analysis; crime scene science awareness; quality and presentation of evidence; project (health related).
Assessment incorporates the study of real life case studies where students have the opportunity to review anonymous, real case files of patients. Students also produce court standard reports.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time block-release||£ 800 per Credit module (home fees)||36 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Huddersfield||Huddersfield||HD1 3DH||Yorkshire and the Humber|