Podiatry - Graduate Entry, Bachelor

Podiatry - Graduate Entry, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
Offered on a full time basis over 2.5 years, the Bachelor of Podiatry - Graduate entry is a smart choice for professionals working in health, sports science and biomedical science, seeking to fast-track their career progression.

About

Why choose this course?

Podiatrists are in high demand and are expertly skilled to diagnose and treat a broad range of conditions that are a result of foot or lower limb problems. Podiatrists are able to interpret body movements to treat conditions and alleviate pain in the knees, lower back and hips. They can also design orthotic devices that align feet and assist with walking difficulties, or assist with the rehabilitation of sports injuries using physical therapy techniques. Podiatrists may also work alongside other health professionals in the management of chronic disease such as diabetes. With hands-on experience in the QUT Health Clinics and other community settings, this course prepares you for a variety of interesting careers.

Course summary

Offered on a full time basis over 2.5 years, the Bachelor of Podiatry - Graduate entry is a smart choice for professionals working in health, sports science and biomedical science, seeking to fast-track their career progression.

This course provides you with expert skills to diagnose and treat a broad range of conditions that are a result of foot or lower limb problems.

Integral to the practice of podiatry is an understanding of human anatomy, biomolecular science, pharmacology, dermatology and clinical medicine and surgery. QUT Podiatry students enjoy close engagement with our clinical and academic staff and the qualified podiatrist to student ratio is often 1 to 10, ensuring all students receive quality hands-on training under expert supervision in QUT’s multimillion dollar purpose-built community Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia, and are eligible for membership of the Australian Podiatry Association and Sports Medicine Australia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 30 months
  • Credits
    384 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Radiographic Image Interpretation
  • Podiatric Medicine and Clinical Practice
  • Pharmacology For Health Professionals
  • Pharmacotherapeutics for Podiatrists
  • Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Medicine
  • Podiatric Medicine 3
  • Podiatric Medicine 4
  • Podiatric Anaesthesiology and Surgery
  • Clinical Therapeutics for Podiatrists
  • Evidence-Based Clinical Practice


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.

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Academic Requirements

Completion of a degree (or equivalent) in medical science or a health science field in the past 10 years.

If you have completed your degree more than 10 years ago you must provide evidence of graduate work experience and/or further studies since course completion with your QTAC application to receive further consideration.

Completed graduate diplomas, masters and/or doctorates are the accepted equivalents.

Automatic advanced standing (credit)

If admitted to the graduate entry program you will automatically receive one and a half years of advanced standing which will entitle you to complete the degree in two and half years (full-time).

StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    30800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30800 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • National Applies to you

    30800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30800 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

  • 2018: $33200 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)
  • 2017: $30800 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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