Podiatry with Clinical Biomechanics PGCert

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 year
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Entry Requirements

Degree and/or experience:

  • Students must be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a podiatrist and normally have a minimum of two years post-registration experience. 
  • Students will normally have a Podiatry BSc(Hons), minimum 2:1, or equivalent. Students from outside the UK must have successfully completed an undergraduate podiatry programme at a level equivalent to the UK Podiatry BSc(Hons).
  • It is expected students will be within a professional setting for a minimum of 15 hours a week.
  • It is a requirement of the course that students are currently practising podiatry.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 6.0 overall, with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Curriculum

  • Research Methods for Health Professionals
  • Foot and Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Pathology and Clinical Biomechanics
  • Analysis of Function

Plus

  • three option modules from the School of Health Sciences postgraduate education programme.

Options include

  • Anatomy for Podiatric Practice
  • Rheumatology and the Lower Limb
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Clinical Pharmacology 
  • The Foot in Diabetes 
  • Pathology and Microbiology 
  • Off-loading the At-risk Foot
  • Surgical Management of the Foot

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