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Bachelor's Degree in Podiatry

University of Southampton
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
September 2022

About this program

Bachelor's Degree in Podiatry

This BSc Podiatry degree will give you the knowledge and hands-on skills you need to make a positive impact on people’s lives as a podiatrist. As the only Russell Group university in the UK to teach podiatry, we offer a course that is both research-led and student-focused.

As you train to become a podiatrist you'll attend 1,000 hours in placement settings, ranging from the community and acute care to the private and commercial sectors. You'll benefit from the experience of treating real patients under close supervision, and with individual feedback.

Along with learning to diagnose and treat foot and lower limb disorders, you'll be taught about medication and local anaesthesia. You'll also learn to apply research to your clinical practice and undertake a research project in collaboration with research-active supervisors.

All our health science courses have a patient-centred approach. Your training will include ethics and an exploration of how social issues and mental health can influence physical wellbeing.

This course has a strong focus on employability and leadership. You’ll learn how to influence and effect change and develop your innovation and business skills. You'll be eligible to apply for registration as a podiatrist when you graduate.

Admission requirements

A-levels

BBB including one science or social science subject

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Pass with 30 points overall with 15 points at Higher Level including a science or social science subject

BTEC

  • DDD in the BTEC Extended Diploma
  • DD in BTEC Diploma plus B in A-Level subject
  • D in the BTEC Subsidary Diploma plus BB in two A-level subjects

Other requirements

GCSE requirements

Applicants must hold GCSE English language (or GCSE English) (minimum grade 4/C), Mathematics (minimum grade 4/C) and Science (minimum grade 4/C) if not offered at a level 3 qualification.

International Students

English language requirements

If English isn't your first language, you'll need to complete an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to demonstrate your competence in English.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

  • The full tuition price for local/UK students is £9,250
  • The price for International/Non-UK students is £26,000

Qualification

  • Final award: Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons))
  • Name of Award: Podiatry
  • Interim Exit awards:
    • Bachelor of Science (Ordinary) in Health Studies
    • Certificate of Health Studies (CertHE)
    • Diploma of Health Studies (DipHE)
  • FHEQ level of final award: Level 6

Career paths

Our graduates finish the course ready to take on leading roles in the UK and around the world.

Once in practice, your work will be challenging yet rewarding. You'll see a wide variety of patients, from children with problems walking, to people with diabetes, vascular and neurological disorders. As you progress in your career, you'll be able to choose to specialise in an area that interests you, such as sports podiatry, dermatology, paediatrics or forensic podiatry.

You can also work in multi-disciplinary teams in settings ranging from hospitals and community clinics, to sports clinics and the homes of patients. You could even undertake further training to qualify as a lecturer or podiatric surgeon.

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University of Southampton

The University of Southampton is a top 100 global University with a top 15 UK University place. We are a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, as demonstrated by our research intensity. We have a wonderful global community, with...


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The University of Southampton is a welcoming and close knit student community of roughly 22,000 students. We have an international student population which makes up just under 30% of our student body which is wonderful. With 98% of our graduates going into work or further study 6 months after graduation, we offer the chance to study at a world leading Russell Group University whilst safe in the knowledge you will be well on your way to succeeding your chosen career.

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University of Southampton

University Road
Highfield
SO17 1BJ Southampton
United Kingdom

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www.southampton.ac.uk

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