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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Medicine

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time 2 years part-time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    FT Band 2 - £7,500 p/a
    PT Band 2 - £625 per 15 credit module

    If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

  • Last Updated

    11 July 2019

About the course

This course has been designed for practicing and newly qualified podiatrists who wish to further their career by expanding their knowledge and skills in the specialist areas within the profession. It provides the opportunity for you to focus on podiatric specialisms including musculoskeletal or management of long-term conditions, as well as enhance your core skills of assessment, diagnosis and management.

Through utilising up-to date research evidence, policy documents and a wide range of clinical experience, you will be assisted to further update and develop your clinical practice. You will be required to complete a clinical practice module, enabling you to develop your clinical practice in the University’s podiatry clinic and out in practice on a 17 week placement. You will be taught by academics who are all practising clinicians within podiatric practice.

Course detail

Core module:

  •  Project (Health Related)

Option modules:

120 credits from the following option modules:

  •  Theory of Clinical Practice
  •  Clinical Assessment and Management
  •  Clinical Investigations and Diagnostic Imaging for Podiatrists
  •  Crime Scene Science Awareness
  •  Forensic Podiatry
  •  Injection therapy (Theory) for the Foot and Ankle
  •  Person Centred Care
  •  Quality and Presentation of Evidence

Students may access modules from elsewhere in the School’s postgraduate provision up to a maximum of two 15 credit modules or one 30 credit module.

Career support

This course offers you the opportunity to enhance your career by helping you to develop skills and knowledge in specialist areas of podiatric practice.

Student support

At the University of Huddersfield, you'll find support networks and services to help you get ahead in your studies and social life. Whether you study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, you'll soon discover that you're never far away from our dedicated staff and resources to help you to navigate through your personal student journey. Find out more about all our support services.

A wide range of resources are also offered within the School of Human and Health Sciences, which provides you with support in a variety of areas. These include:

Student Hub: a one stop shop for students, studying within the School. Their services include offering advice on extenuating circumstances and extension requests, organising appointments with academic staff, signposting to other support networks, welfare support, as well as binding, loan of MP3 recorders and print credit.

Academic Skills Development Team: provides guidance about how students can develop their academic skills in order to improve their grades. The team provide support with general academic skills including essay writing, time management, presentations and group work skills; information technology and numeracy; research skills, as well as personal development for example confidence building and assertiveness.

Student Support Officer: provides confidential and impartial advice on welfare and course related issues.

Royal Literary Fund Fellow: a professional writer who helps students improve their essay writing. They provide assistance with structuring essays, developing an argument and improving the style and use of language.

Learning Technology Support Unit: helps students with any problems they experience with the University’s Unilearn System, including logging on or difficulties experienced when accessing modules.


Visit the Podiatry MSc page on the University of Huddersfield website for more details!

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