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Podiatry (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
We aim at this Podiatry (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University to develop creative, innovative and skilled podiatric practitioners with a communicative and caring attitude towards patients.
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Overview

Patients who have problems with their feet or lower limbs need expert care and attention. Podiatrists are independent highly skilled professionals, able to both diagnose and treat problems affecting the feet and lower limbs. You will gain practical experience in the clinical environment, observing and working alongside skilled and experienced and world-renowned researchers. 

This Podiatry (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University is approved by the UK Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and the UK Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). 

It is the only Podiatry programme in the UK to offer an HCPC-approved international academic exchange. This is with La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. 

Your career

As well as working within the NHS, you could make a career in the private sector - from high street retailers to sports medicine centres or running your own business. 

GCU graduates have also gone on to pursue research activities, entered the world of health-related commerce or further developed their skills to become podiatric surgeons.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Podiatric Studies
  • Podiatric Clinical Studies
  • Podiatric Anatomy
  • Fundamentals of Human Physiology
  • Foundations of Interprofessional Practice
  • Podiatric Medicine

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBBC to include English or equivalent and one science plus two further sciences at Nat 5 C
  • A level: CCC including one science plus GCSE English and two sciences at C/4 or double science at CC
  • ILC Higher: H3 H3 H3 H3 to include English plus one science and Ordinary level Maths at 02
  • IB Diploma: 24 points must include two sciences.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: In Science/Applied Science MMM plus GCSE English and Maths at C/4 and a science at C/4 or Double Science at CC.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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