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Podiatry (Hons)

University of Northampton

36 months
Duration
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Podiatry (Hons) course from the University of Northampton aims to produce graduates who are fit for practice within the NHS or private sectors within the UK and overseas. You will benefit from clinical placement and education at our Podiatry Clinic adjacent to Northampton General Hospital. 

Overview

Course Details

Upon completion of the Podiatry (Hons) course from the University of Northampton you will be equipped to establish and run your own clinical practice and will have a wide variety of work opportunities both in the UK and overseas.

The course comprises theory and clinical studies modules. At the end of stage one you will undertake a local placement which is preceded by pre-clinical studies. During the second stage you will undertake orthopaedic and physical medicine clinics in-house as well as completing local and national placements. During the final stage you will have the opportunity to practice at several specialist clinics which include at risk, sports and paediatrics. You will be trained to undertake selected procedures under local anaesthesia. At the final stage of the course you will have the opportunity to attend to injuries at the London Marathon under the guidance of academic staff.

The course aims to develop your skills through clinical activity and rigorous academic content, this combination will help to transform you into the highest quality practitioner.

Career Opportunities 

  • An insight into the diverse range of job opportunities may be shown by where our staff team have worked in National Health podiatric surgical consultancies, multidisciplinary diabetic clinics (NHS), orthopaedic triage (NHS), podiatric day case surgery teams, private practice I-Woverseas, sports medicine practice, teaching and research industry, mechanical therapy laboratories, treating diabetes in European communities, treating leprosy patients in India, HMS Prisons, paediatric podiatry and forensic podiatry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Anatomy 
  • Pathology 
  • Physiology 
  • Research Methods 
  • Clinical Studies
  • Podiatric Medicine 
  • Pharmacology
  • Podiatric Orthopaedics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must have:

  • Standard entry requirements apply but a typical offer would be BBC at A Level including Level 3 Science or DDD at BTEC.
  • BTEC Extended Diplomas to DDM
  • You will also need to have completed some work or volunteering experience within the Podiatry Field. If you do not have this experience you may be asked to gain experience and, as evidence, provide a written reflective account which is to be signed by the facilitator.
You also need one of the following qualifications:
  • Applicants must also have GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English Language at Grade C/4 or above.
  • Functional Skills/Key Skills or credits taken within an Access to Higher Education course (12 credits at Level 2 or 6 credits at level 3) as equivalent for both Maths and English Language are also acceptable. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Northampton

796 - 1510 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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