Podiatry (Hons) degree at University of Plymouth can launch a dynamic career and is a springboard to specialising in other areas of the profession such as sports medicine, injection therapy, independent prescribing, clinical research and podiatric surgery.
As a podiatry graduate you will be a highly skilled health professional who can work confidently with a variety of different patients in a range of settings.
Careers with this subject:
Podiatry is a diverse profession, as are the employment opportunities, which include: working within the public sector such as the NHS or the Ministry of Defence; independent sector opportunities to establish your own business; non-clinical roles such as NHS management or technical sales and marketing; careers in teaching in academia; research or management of specialist patient groups such as dancers and athletes.
Some destinations of podiatry graduates include:
- Working as a Podiatrist for the NHS, with on-going career progression
- Podiatric surgery with further study
- Ministry of Defence rehabilitation
- NHS management/Head of Service/Senior Management
- Academia/research PhD
- Industry/technical advisor/sales
- Working with specialist patient groups, for example, dancers and elite athletes to name but a few.
Throughout our three year degree, each year will involve a work-based learning placement, ensuring that you gain the experience needed to thrive in a healthcare career. Our most recent students have given an 89% satisfaction rate for their time spent on NHS work placements.
On top of the specialist skills and knowledge needed to flourish in a lower limb care vocation, graduates also developed soft-skills in:
- Leadership and teamwork
- Analytical skills and problem-solving
- Effective communication
- Research literacy
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- Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Lower Limb Studies
- Person-centred Care (Including Placement)
- Professional and Inter-professional Working
- Development and Maturation of the Lower Limb
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- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- UCAS tariff
120 - 104
Normally 5 GCSEs grade C/4 or above to include Mathematics, English and Science. Preference is given to applicants who have obtained these grades on application. Please note the institution may consider equivalent numeracy and literacy qualifications.
- A levels
A minimum of 2 A levels or Level 3 qualifications to include grade C in one science subject from : Biology, Human Biology, PE, Sport, Psychology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Applied Science, Foot Health. Excluding General Studies. Please contact the admissions team if you are not studying a second relevant subject.
- IB: 26–28 overall to include 5 at Higher Level in one subject: Biology, Human Biology, PE, Sport, Psychology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Applied Science, Foot Health.
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International14600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14600 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Plymouth
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.