Is accessible to London and Eastern England Is flexible with a wide range of optional modules taken alongside four core modules Is podiatry specific concentrating on evidence in clinical practice Provides Continuing Professional Development supporting the career progression of podiatrists Is research based emphasizing critical evaluation of clinical practice Gives access to state-of-the-art clinical focussed research facilities supported by staff with a wide range of specialist knowledge and expertise Is self-directed allowing freedom to focus on specific areas of clinical practice relevant to the individual Will encourage life-long learning
The MSc programme is structured on a semester basis and can be taken over a period of one to six years. The first semester of the academic year runs from September to January; the second semester from February to June. The dissertation is completed in the summer period (semester C).
All modules are at M Level and are awarded 30 M Level Credits. The taught component of each module lasts for 12 weeks. Each of the modules will entail the same amount of study (300 hours). This is divided between contact time at the University, directed study (pursuing learning objectives specifically associated with the module) and private study which includes reading and preparation of assignments. The allocation of the hours will vary between modules. The dissertation can be taken as a 30 credit (short) dissertation consisting of a piece of work relating to work based practice such as an audit, patient survey or service development or the dissertation can be taken as a 60 credit (long) dissertation involving an in-depth research project.
Tutorial support is available to you from personal development tutors, module leaders and project supervisors and there are additional resources available within the University to assist you with your study skills.
We are pleased to invite podiatry graduates to apply for an MSc scholarship funded through the Scholl Podiatric Research and Education Fund. This scholarship provides funding for the successful candidate to undertake the Master’s degree in Podiatry on a full time basis. The scholarship includes the payment of MSc fees and a small sabbatical fund to complete the research project. The project will investigate the podiatric needs of adolescent patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Applicants should hold a BSc (Hons) in podiatry (minimum 2.1). Application closing date : 20th September 2014. For further information on this and other scholarship opportunities please e-mail: [email protected].