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Podiatry (Hons)

Glasgow Caledonian University

48 months
12250 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Podiatry (Hons) programme from Glasgow Caledonian University aims to develop creative, innovative and skilled podiatric practitioners with a communicative and caring attitude towards patients. 

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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 from Glasgow Caledonian University is approved by the UK College of Podiatry and the UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). 

It is the only podiatry course 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Function
  • Podiatric Pathology and Assessment Skills
  • Human Physiology
  • Preparation for Professional Practice
  • Podiatric Practice 
  • Individuals, Teams and Communities
  • Medicine and Pathophysiology for Podiatrists
  • Methodology and Research for Effective Practice
  • Musculoskeletal Structure and Pathology
  • Surgery and Medicines for Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Year 1

  • Scottish Higher: Standard entry requirement: BBBC (incl English/essay-based subject and one Science) Nat 5: C (Maths, English and two further Sciences)
  • Minimum entry requirement: BCCC (incl English/essay-based subject and one Science) Nat 5: C (Maths, English and two further Sciences)
  • Minimum entry requirements are for widening access students only. If you are from a group that is not currently well-represented in higher education you may qualify as a widening access student.
  • A level: CCC (incl one Science) GCSE: C/4 (English, Maths and two Sciences) or GCSE: CC/44 (Double Science)
  • ILC Higher: H3 H3 H3 H3 (incl English and one Science) O2: (Maths)
  • IB Diploma: 28 points (incl two Sciences)
  • BTEC: MMM Ext Dip In Science/Applied Science GCSE: C/4 (English, Maths and a Science) or GCSE: CC/44 (Double Science)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12250 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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