BSc (Hons) Podiatry

Podiatrists are experts in foot and ankle health keeping people of all ages active. Choosing to become a podiatrist will give you a broad scope of practice with a scientific approach to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of people with foot problems. A podiatry degree can launch a dynamic career and is a springboard to specialising in other areas of the profession such as sports medicine, injection therapy, independent prescribing, clinical research and podiatric surgery. A podiatry degree can bring with it the opportunity to become an integral member of the multidisciplinary foot care team. Dedicated to preventing diabetic related amputations and improving the health and lives of people with diabetes. By the end of the programme you will understand the fundamental principles underpinning podiatric theory and practice, whilst developing a wide range of transferrable skills. Your critical thinking and decision-making skills will be honed to a high-level, so that you are equipped to treat and manage complex patient needs as a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered podiatrist.We use a problem-based learning (PBL) approach to our teaching supported by a comprehensive resource base with tutorials, videos, podcasts, quizzes and tasks designed to develop your knowledge and understanding. We meet with our students regularly to provide practical sessions to develop clinical skills based on real-world problems and simulations. To develop your understanding and knowledge-base we meet with you regularly to work in small groups to solve open-ended problems, often centred around patient and carer needs. The ‘scenarios’ set are multi-faceted and over the length of the programme, the complexity increases: this we find drives the motivation for engagement by the student and enhances learning.  This approach develops skills in team working, oral and written communication, self-awareness and evaluation of group processes, working independently when required, critical thinking and analysis, ability to explain concepts, self-directed learning which is crucial for your continued development, application of programme content to real-world situations, researching and information literacy and problem-solving.Our curriculum covers all the fundamental areas of podiatry such as anatomy, physiology, musculoskeletal and neurovascular studies of the lower limb. However, we also include modules that focus upon dermatology, person-centred care, health behaviours, public health matters, complex podiatric medicine, research methodologies and methods, and leadership. Our programme fully integrates all systems of the lower limb, so that you are confident in treating all aspects of podiatric practice upon graduation.As a podiatry graduate you will be a highly skilled health professional who can work confidently with a variety of different patients in a range of settings. Six months after finishing the course 95 per cent of our graduates were in work or further study with an average salary of £22,000 according to the 2019 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE).* Engage with a small cohort of like minded students.

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£18,100 Per Year

International student tuition fee

3 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time