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.
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.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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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.
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:
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